The West Central Beekeepers Association will be holding a honey products and craft show on Saturday, September 9, at the Arnoldsburg Community Building in Arnoldsburg, WV. The show will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 7 p.m. In addition to locally made honey, soaps, lotions, candles, and crafts for sale, there will be beekeeping seminars and information available. There will be hot dogs, biscuits with honey, sloppy Joes, and nachos available to buy, but be sure to leave room for lasagna dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The cost for the dinner is $5 for adults and $3 for children aged 12 and under. Don’t forget to buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a tote filled with gifts, cash, and a bee hive. The winning ticket will be pulled on October 28, and you don’t have to be present to win.
There is no trespassing or hunting permitted on the Tanner property in Nebo, WV. -Dennis Tanner
The Clay High/Widen High Alumni Gathering will be held during the Apple Festival at the Clay County High School Cafeteria on September 16. Dinner will be served from 5-8 p.m.
The Clay County Development Corporation will be hosting the Annual Clay County Golden Delicious Apple Belle Dinner on September 15 directly after the crowning ceremony. This year’s Apple Belle includes one guest, and all former Apple Belles will eat at no charge. Dinner will be available at $8 per person for anyone else attending at the door. You can also pay in advance at $6 per person up until September 8 at the CCDC building. The menu will include roast chicken, red potatoes, green beans, roll, and dessert.
Rite Aid will be holding at a Flu Clinic on August 31, 2017 from 12-2 p.m. at the CCDC (straight across the street from Rite Aid).
On Saturday, August 26, 2017, there will be a clinic for the purpose of vaccinating dogs and cats from rabies. This clinic is a combined effort of Amy Isaac, DVM and the Clay County Assessor’s Office. The Assessor or a deputy assessor will be available to collect dog taxes. The dog tax will be $3.00 per dog and the rabies vaccination will be $12.00 per animal. All animals should be on a leash or in a cage for the protection of all animals. We will not be responsible for any animal. If you should have any questions please call the Assessor Office at 304-587-4258.
Rabies $12, Kennel Cough Bordetella $15, Dog 6-N-1 DHLPP $15, Cat 4-N-1 FVRCP $15. The schedule of clinics is as follows: Big Otter Park & Ride, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.; Clay County High School (vocational end), 3-4 p.m.; Procious – Rt. 4 old welding shop, 4:20-5:20 p.m.; Wallback Post Office, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The last regular season day for the pool was Saturday, August 12. The pool will not be open during the week of August 14-18. The pool will reopen on Saturday, August 19, for the whole day, and there will be a party with the live band “Ten Feet Tall” in the evening. We would like to express our appreciation to all who supported the pool this summer.
Post 4419 will have their next meeting on Monday, August 14, at 7 p.m. We are located in the Clay Senior Citizen and Nutrition Center at two run. We invite all VFW members and those who would like to join to attend this meeting. If you are a war veteran, come and join us.
There will be a benefit gospel sing featuring “Shiloh,” “The Pattons,” and “The Shining Lights” on Saturday, August 19, at the Amma Senior Center from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. All proceeds will be used for Sunny Hills Church building renovations. The church is located on Big Pigeon Road in Amma.
The Clay County High School Class of 1948 will meet in the high school library on Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. for their 69th class reunion. Bring an item to donate to the silent auction for the High School Scholarship Fund. Those with questions can call Joanna at 304-548-7581, Clarice (Shamblin) Parsons at 330-534-9957, or Ruby (Hivily) Shamblin at 304-777-8108.
Richwood City Hall, White Avenue, Richwood, WV 26261 – Wednesday, August 9, 10:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. Clay County Clerk, 246 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043 – Friday, August 18, 10:30 a.m. through 1 p.m.
The Braxton County Soccer Club is now accepting applications for children aged three through 13. Spring soccer is a great opportunity for the kids to develop their skills in leadership, work ethic, sportsmanship, perseverance, and fitness in a safe fun environment. Costs for registration are $45 for the first child, $40 for the second, $35 for the third, and $30 per child for the fourth or more registering from the same immediate family. We also offer many opportunities for you as a parent to stay involved. We need coaches, team moms, food handlers and referees. Coaches will receive a discounted rate of only $15.00 per player. To register a player simply go to www.braxtonsoccer.org and click on the registration link, or like us on Facebook at Braxton County Soccer Club and use the link. Watch the website, Facebook, and the paper for updates. We are looking forward to a great season.Those with questions can contact Deborah Hughes, registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-266-2672.
The meeting schedule for CAEZ board meetings in 2017 is as follows: Tuesday, Sept. 5 (to be held at J.G. Bradley Campground, Clay); Tuesday, Oct. 3; Tuesday, Dec. 5. Meetings will be held in the Clay County Courthouse Commission Room. The Economic Development Committee meets at 4 p.m. and board of directors meets at 6 p.m.
Finding Favour will be live in concert with Five Smooth Stones on Friday, Aug. 11, at Gassaway Baptist Church. Early admission begins at 6 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 o’clock. Tickets start at $5. For more information, visit gassawaybaptist.com or call 304-364-8843.
The meeting schedule for CAEZ board meetings in 2017 is as follows: Tuesday, Sept. 5 (to be held at J.G. Bradley Campground, Clay); Tuesday, Oct. 3; Tuesday, Dec. 5. Meeting will be held in the Clay County Courthouse Commission Room. Economic Development Committee meets at 4 p.m. and board of directors meets at 6 p.m.
Finding Favour will be live in concert with Five Smooth Stones on Friday, Aug. 11, at Gassaway Baptist Church. Early admission begins at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 o’clock. Tickets start at $5. For more information, visit gassawaybaptist.com or call 304-364-8843.
CCDC/Clay Senior Center, located at 374 Main Street, announces that they will continue their free lunch for seniors ages 60+ on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. They invite any local talent to come sing, dance or do crafts with the seniors. For more information, call 304-587-2468.
The Clay County WIC office located at 452 Main Street in Clay is open to serve the public every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.a.-4 p.m.. 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.
To anyone having family or loved ones buried in the Samples Cemetery at Procious, please consider making contributions annually to its upkeep. Each mowing and weed eating of the extensive grounds cost $80 last year. At present, the fund is nearly depleted. A faithful few generously send money each year, but if everyone who can would contribute some amount annually, it would be greatly appreciated. Call 965-5704 if you have any concerns. Mailing address is Loretta Moore, 5008 Pequonia Drive, Elkview , WV 25071. To any party who has their own equipment, and would like to be considered for the job of upkeep this year, please call.