Blankenship Family Reunion, Saturday, June 13, 2015. A vote was taken in 2003 to move the reunion to Saturday hoping to improve our attendance and it has! Please try to join us at Fayette County Park, Beckwith, WV, Shelter #1. Lunch is scheduled for 1 pm. Bring your favorite food to share and plan to join us for a day of fun, good food, music, games and prizes! No Alcoholic beverages or pets are allowed in the park. Please Call Lillie at 304-872-2441 or text at 304-549-1160 with any questions.
Milo Church in Minnora will have their annual homecoming on Sunday, June 14th, 2015, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Come out and hear “The Bowen Family” (David and Sheila), sing. There will also be another group singing called “Heaven’s Call”. Marco Pritt will be preaching. A luncheon will be provided afterwards by the parishioners. Pastor John Meadows invites one and all to come out and enjoy the wonderful singing, preaching, and food.
Make plans now to attend the Hagars School Reunion, September 5th, 2015 from 10:00AM – ? at Bethel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Ovapa, WV. Hope to see you there!
Class of 1975 40th Reunion Mark your calendars for our big 40th class reunion on Saturday, July 11. Those who are up for a trip down the river can meet at the old state highway garage at Two Run at 3:00. If you don’t have a boat, kayak or canoe, send a message and we’ll do our best to get you one! We will float to David Pierson’s property on the river about ¾ of a mile below the high school for a cookout and bonfire at 6:00. Don’t want to float the river? Just meet us at the cookout at 6:00. Bring a covered dish!
The Smith Family Reunion, July 4th, 12:00 pm at Spread Park. Family and friends welcome. Come, visit and Enjoy!
Attention Clay County High School Alumni. Come join a bunch for lunch at Hardings Family Restaurant, 2772 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston, WV, Wednesday June 10, 2015 at 12:00 noon. Call a classmate or friend and join us. Reservations call Christine Moore Beaver at (304) 343-1460
Reunion given by Clyde and Mable Brown Family, Sutton Lake, June 13th , 10:00 am until 4:00 pm., family and friends welcome.
Memorial Service, June 7th , 10:00 a.m. at Johnson Creek Baptist Church. Directions: (Clendenin) Exit 19 Turn right then left onto Spencer Rd. 3.2 miles to Cotton Tree Rd, Follow signs. (Spencer) Route 36 turn on to Vineyard Ridge Rd., then 3 miles to the church on the left. Preaching by Tyler Hall & Richard McCallister. Singing by Faith Harmony Boys. Lunch at noon. Everyone welcome!
Revival, Alta Church of God, Alta, WV. Evangelist Bro. Toby Mitchell, Special Singing Nightly, June 8 – ?, 7:00pm, Everyone Welcome! Pastor: Paul E. Young. Questions call 304-632-1472
Clay County High School FFA Greenhouse All plants are now at ROCK BOTTOM PRICES!!!!!!
Vacation Bible School – To the Edge, Laurel Fork Missionary Baptist Church, June 8-12, 6-8pm nightly
Gospel Sing at Burke Methodist Church (Across Camp Creek Bridge at Procious), Saturday, June 13 at 6:00 pm. Featured Singers: The Brighterside Quartet & The Tanner Boys. Please come and worship with us! Pastor Jerry Chandler
7+ family yard sale!!! Whale of A Sale!!! One Day Only!!!! Saturday, June 6!!!! One day yard sale in Maysel across from State Road Dispatch at Mary and Jimmie Holcomb residence. 8am–6pm. Name brand everything. Clothes of all sizes. Furniture, housewares, toys, primitives and much, much more. Too many items to list. Something for everyone!!! Cash Preferred. Not responsible for accidents of any kind.
First Aid/CPR Class, June 5th, 6:00PM, Clay Ambulance
Garage Sale, June 5th and 6th, 1122 Otter Lick Rd., tools, weed eater, stove, fridge and other appliances, home decor, etc. Little bit of everything, come and look, 8:00 AM – ? 304-286-3940
Parents as Teachers is hosting a Vera Bradley/Thirty-One Bingo on June 19 at the Big Otter Fire Department. 20 games for $20. Call 304-587-2445 for early bird tickets to be entered into a drawing. The Fire Department will be selling concessions and there will be additional items to raffle.
Clay County Democrat Executive Meeting Thursday Night, May 28 2015, 7:00 pm Clay County Court House
Parents as Teachers Monthly Play Group, June 3, 2015, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm at Clay County Library featuring Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Eric Carle. Story time, Activities and snack for kids, door prizes for parents. Open to all families of children prenatal-5 years old. For More Information call Karen at 304-587-2445
The next WVSILC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Conference Room on the 3rd floor at the Division of Rehabilitation Services office at 10 McJunkin Road, Nitro, WV. All materials distributed during Council meetings and activities by staff, presenters, or participants must be provided in accessible formats. Please contact the SILC office to identify required formats for SILC meetings. Formats for all other activities must include large print, computer diskette, audiocassette, and Braille. In order to ensure all meetings and activities are safe and generally considered non-hazardous to individuals with environmental illnesses, the SILC operates in a smoke free environment and requests that all employees, council members, and members of the public refrain from wearing scented personal hygiene products such as perfumes, colognes, scented lotions, etc.
Cross Country Christian Academy of Newton, WV will hold a Car Show Fundraiser on May 30, 2015. To pre-register your vehicle call Tracie Hallman at 565-3399. All vehicles are welcome. Entry fee will be $10.00 with the show starting at 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. All vehicles will receive a participation certificate and one “People’s Choice” award will be given. There will be a Community Craft/Yard Sale (tables available for $10.00), Silent Auction and Concessions as well. Please come and join us for a fun-filled family day.
Jennifer Nicole Sears Belt has been missing since February of 2005. She is from Widen, West Virginia. She has green eyes, about 5’6” tall and has long dark hair. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Please no calls after 8 in the evening. She is sadly missed and loved.
The Clay County High School Class of 1970 is planning a 45th reunion on July 11, 2015 to be held at the Lion’s Club on Main St. in Clay from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. If you are a member of this class & would like to attend, please contact Lita Samples at 304-548-5397 after 6:00pm or Vickie Osborne Brown at 304-587-2925. The cost is $10 a person to be paid before July 11. Send a check to Clay High School Class of 1970, PO Box 201 Bickmore WV 25019 Keep up on the progress of the reunion on Facebook @ Clay County High School Class of 1970.
Revival Meeting, Bickmore Baptist Church, Fola Rd, Bickmore, WV May 28th – May 31st 7:00PM nightly. Preaching each night, May 28th Thursday – Chris Jones; May 29th Friday – Jonathan Brown; May 30th Saturday – Steven Morton; May 31st Sunday. singing nightly. Everyone Welcome! Come hear these young preachers. Come praying Romans 8:28 Ralph D. Lane – Pastor.
Big Otter Baptist Church in Ivydale, WV will have a Bible study in the book of Revelations every Wednesday night at 6:30pm. Everyone Welcome!
Hunting, fishing, trapping or trespassing for any purpose is strictly forbidden on the Darius property located at 599 Rush Fork Road, Ivydale, WV 25113 without written permission. This property is posted and patrolled. Computerized camera surveillance is also in place. Violators will be prosecuted.
Join us at the Elk River Fest for the Catapult Catfish Contest, Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Prizes Total $200.00!!! Official Rules and Information can be found at claywvbda.org
The Plague Reavers of Clay meet on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm – 7pm behind the Board of Education for Medieval reenactment practice. If you are interested in attending or becoming a member of this group, contact Joshua Keiffer at 304-587-7123 or find the group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/117316085113276/?ref=ts&fref=ts
Pisgah Free Will Baptist Church has services every Sunday morning at 10:00 am, singing, preaching, praying and praising the Lord. The Lord blesses the service in a great way. Our Pastor Ron Doug Burdette preaches so many great and wonderful messages from God’s Holy word. Rev. Doug’s wife, Sandy, sings so many beautiful songs. There are small boys who sing also. Sister Chessie Welch sings a lot of beautiful songs. Everyone is welcome. There will be no night services until April. Olive Smith Nicholas
Come and be with us and enjoy the blessings from the Lord with us. “I was glad when they said unto me. Let us go into the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122.
WV’s Choice offers free homemaker classes in Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Clay, Nicholas and Braxton counties. New classes are being offered in the Elkview area, starting this month at the Elkview Community Center. Call to schedule at 304-744-1326
West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance regularly scheduled visits in April. 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. Braxton County Senior Center (Braxton County), 22 Senior Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Wednesdays, June 3 and June 24, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm; Richwood City Hall (Nicholas County), 6 White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261,Wednesday June 10, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm; Clay County Clerk (Clay County), 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043, Friday, June 12, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm.; Webster Springs City Building (Webster County), 146 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Wednesday, June 17 CANCELED due to conflicting schedule; Cowen American Legion Post No. 62 (Webster County), 63 Erbacon Road, Cowen, WV 26206, Wednesday, June 17, CANCELED due to conflicting schedule, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm;
Effective immediately – any individual over the age of 15 MUST have a state issued identification card when purchasing hunting or fishing license from the Clay County Clerk’s office.
Valley Fork Kiddie Patch Daycare is now accepting children ages 6 weeks to 12 years age. Open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. We accept Connect Child Care! If you have any questions, please contact 304-587-2049.
Military Veterans – If you would like your voice to be heard in Washington, DC, join the American Legion Post 61, WV Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association, Disabled American Veterans Post 28. For more information or to join, contact David Walker at 304-380-7992. Join up and get in the fight for the benefits you earned!!
No hunting or trespassing on the property owned by Dennis Tanner, 101 Tanner Road, Nebo, WV
No trespassing on the property of Arnold, Ben, Norman and Tom McCracken in the Otter District of Clay County.
No trespassing on the tract of property deeded to Patricia Morris at 3909 Leatherwood Road in Bickmore, WV. There is no public or private access to this property. No trespassing of any type is permitted.
No hunting or trespassing on the former Shed and Vera James property at Wallback. By Senate Parsons Jr.
No hunting or trespassing, James “Jim Bob” Canter, on Sattler property on Widen Ridge.
No trespassing/hunting on property I own or have control over on the watersheds of Leatherwood Creek in Clay County. Sibert W. Osborne, Jr., Shea W. Osborne
Anyone interested in renting the Big Otter Community Building should contact Doris Douglas at 304-286-5623
Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback, WV, upkeep donations due. Please mail donations for upkeep to Pleasant Hill Cemetery, c/o Marilyn Sutton Taylor, 221 Simmons Run, Newton,, WV, 25266. Thank You!
Clay County Health Department still has shingles shots available. Must be 60+. Call to come in and get your shot while supplies last. Shots are 15 Dollars.
Clay County Quilt Group is looking for new members. We meet the 2nd Saturday of every month in the basement of the library between 10:00 and 12:00. The first hour will be spent hand quilting a quilt that is already in the frame. The second hour will be devoted to piecing and sewing a new quilt block. Not interested in both, you choose which you want to do. We are a laid back group whose main focus is to have fun doing what we love to do. Come and join our group and enjoy the fellowship of other quilters. If you have further questions, call Kay Battles at 587-2597.
If you are a foreign combat veteran interested in helping make the community we live in a better place, then the VFW is the organization that you are looking for. The VFW is now in need of the younger generation of combat veterans to start taking the reins of the organization. It is a very rewarding brother/sister hood if you are willing to put some time into some of the projects the post is involved in. We look forward to seeing you at the post hall. Meeting times are the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 1900. Persons interested in more information can email email@example.com or call 304-632-5129. Commander Jack Jones.