8 Family Inside Moving Sale/Yard Sale at the Clay Lions Club on Main Street in Clay on Saturday, February 6 from 8am-? Household items (including Longaberger and Fiesta), electronics(DVDs, Xbox games, Xbox1 games,PS 2 games, WiiU games), primitives, name brand clothes, accessories (including Vera Bradley and Coach handbags) and shoes for men, women children and toddlers, some small furniture, toys, books, holiday decorations, sporting goods and much more. Too many items to list. Cash only please. Sorry, no early sales. Mary Holcomb, Anissa Hamrick, Rebecca Hamrick, Jacki Morton, Donya Legg, Mary Beth Dorsey, Chelsie Dorsey and Jamela Krajeski.
Beginning Beekeeping class offered at New River Community and Technical College’s Nicholas County Campus, starting on Feb. 22. Fred Williams, a local and experienced beekeeper, will lead the class on Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. from Feb. 22 through March 21 at the WorkForce building, 830 Northside Drive in Summersville. The cost is $75. Please pre-register by Feb. 17 by contacting Gloria Kincaid, 304-793-6101 or email@example.com.
West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance announces regularly scheduled visits to Braxton, Clay, Nicholas and Webster counties for the month of February, 2016. Sessions are conducted on a first come, first serve basis, but calling ahead of time is still encouraged. For more information call 304-872-0829. Beginning immediately, the regularly scheduled visits will take place at the following locations: Braxton County Senior Center (Braxton County), 22 Senior Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Wednesday, February 3, and Wednesday, February 24, 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261, Wednesday, February 10, 10:30 am–1:00 pm; Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, Wednesday, February 17, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 pm–3:30 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, February 19, 10:30 am–1:00 pm. The office in Summersville will be closed the following days: Friday, January 1, New Year’s Day, Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The CAEZ Board of Directors meetings will be held at the Clay County Courthouse, at 6:00 pm on the following dates: Tuesday, March 01, 2016, Tuesday, April 05, 2016, Tuesday, May 03, 2016, Tuesday, June 07, 2016, Tuesday, July 05, 2016, Tuesday, August 02, 2016, ** Tuesday, September 6, 2016, Tuesday, October 04, 2016, Tuesday, November 01, 2016, Tuesday, December 06, 2016, NOTE: ** Meetings will be held at a different location, TBA. Everyone Welcome!!
H.E. White Community School’s PTO will be hosting a meet the candidate chili cook off event at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Residents of Clay County are invited to attend and sample delicious chili recipes prepared by the candidates. This is an opportunity to put a face with the names on the ballot and discuss issues that are important to us all. Admission to the event is $10 and includes chili, corn bread, dessert and drink. ATTENTION CANDIDATES: If you are running for office and would like an opportunity to meet voters, please email H.E. White PTO members Melonie Dolin, Jessica Paxton and Angie Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org for details and a registration form.
Elk Conservation District Photo Contest for Braxton, Clay, Nicholas and Webster Counties. Deadline: June 17, 2016; contact Elk Conservation District, 740 Airport Road, Sutton, WV 26601; phone 304-765-2535; email email@example.com or check the website at wvca.us/education/conservationphotocontest
West Virginia University Extension in Clay County is now accepting applications through February 5th for the 2016 West Virginia Master Gardener Program. Weekly classes will be held each Monday from February 15th until April 18th from 6:00-9:00 pm at Big Otter Elementary off Interstate Exit 40. A minimum of 10 participants must register to hold the program. In exchange for 30 hours of indoor and outdoor instruction, candidates must agree to donate 40 hours of volunteer service to West Virginia University Extension. There is a program fee of $85 to cover the cost of the training manual and other materials. For an application, please contact the Clay County Extension Office at 304-587-4267. If you must leave a message, please leave your name, address and phone number so we can better serve you.
Intermediate Welding Class at Clay County High School, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, January 26, 20216 – March 10, 2016, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. John Pruitt will be the instructor, a small fee will be required, for more information, contact Bob Morris at 304-587-4743
Would you like a copy of Frank and Oma Ramsey’s family history? It dates back to 1775 and contains a lot of information and photos. If you want to buy a copy, please call Debbie at 304-332-5245
Spring 2016 Prom Dress Closet Seeking Donated or Gently Used Items. Donate or loan your gently used prom, homecoming, bridesmaids’ dresses and formal gowns, shoes, accessories, and unopened cosmetics for our Spring 2016 Prom Dress Closet! We will accept donations of gently used male semi-formal and shoes to outfit a gentleman in need. Please contact Amber Striker-Bass at Amber.Striker@gmail.com or call 304-587-4226.
Elk Conservation District annual plant and tree sale, a service to the residents of Braxton, Clay, Nicholas and Webster counties. Quantities are limited and will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Please call the ECD office at 304-765-2535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an order form. Order deadline is March 18 and pick up will be Wednesday & Thursday, April 6 & 7 at the locations designated on the order forms. There will be a pick up location in each county. The offer includes the following items: Crimson Gold, Jonamac, Fuji, Yellow Transparent, GoldRush, and Gala Apple trees; Sandra Rose and Montmorency Cherry trees; Contender and John Boy Peach trees; Shenandoah and Potomac Pear trees; Arapaho Blackberry plants, Heritage(Red) and Jewell(Black) Raspberry plants, Surecrop Strawberry plants, and Blue Ray and Jersey Blueberry plants. Seedlings available are: American Chestnut, Allegheny Chinkapin, Redbud, White Pine, Scotch Pine and Norway Spruce.
The Clay County WIC Office located at 452 Main Street in Clay is open to serve the public every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8 am – 4 pm. The office will be closed Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) is a supplemental foods program for pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women, infants and children, under the age of five. WIC provides supplemental foods and nutrition education to qualifying participants. To apply for the WIC program or to receive more information call: 304-587-2323.