A free fly fishing clinic will be held in Spring Heights in Spencer, 2067 Barrcut Road, Spencer, on June 17, starting at 10 a.m. Spring Heights will have concessions for sale. For more information, contact Nathan Justice at 304-927-6916.
The Birch River PSD will hold its regular monthly meeting on Friday, June 9, at 9 a.m. at the PSD office in Birch River.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meetings are held weekly at Huffman Bookkeeping Inc., 512 Elk St., Lower Level, Gasaway, on Mondays at 5:15 p.m., and at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 401 Church Rd., Lover Level, Elkview, on Mondays at 5 p.m. For more information about the Gassaway meeting, contact area captain Kathryn Lynch at email@example.com or 304-269-5762, or coordinator Jerry W. Frazier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-716-6956. For more information about the Elkview meeting, contact area captain Ashley E. Fizer at AshleyTOPSWV@gmail.com or 304-982-0237 or coordinator Jerry W. Frazier at email@example.com or 304-716-6956.
The Pinch Volunteer Fire Department is holding a fire prevention carnival on June 7-10. The carnival will be held Wednesday and Thursday, June 7 and 8, from 6-10 p.m. On Friday night, June 9, festivities begin at 6 p.m. and go till 11 p.m. Friday night features a discounted admission with a donation of canned goods. On Saturday, June 10, the carnival runs from 6-11 p.m. with fireworks that evening. The carnival will be held at 231 N. Pinch Rd., Pinch. Go to www.pinchfire.com for more information.
The Clay County Business Development Authority is looking for craft vendors for the upcoming Riverfest Celebration at Spread Park on July 8 from 12-10 p.m. Booth rental is $25. Leave a message for Chris at the BDA office 304-587-4166 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have relatives or loved ones buried in the Ovapa Church of God Cemetery, they are requesting donations for the upkeep. It will go toward the cleaning, grass cutting and general maintenance. Any amount will be greatly appreciated. Call Criss Bragg at 304-587-7630 or mail to 2556 Ovapa Road, Ovapa, WV 25164. Thank you.
The CCHS Class of 1957 will have its 60th reunion on September 16, starting at 3 p.m. in Room 105 at the Clay County High School. Dinner will be in the school cafeteria. Contact organizers John Coulter, at 304-382-1338 or email@example.com, or JoAnn (Hinkle) Dunlap, at 304-776-1344 or JAD1957@icloud.com, to add your name to the attendees list. Please, plan to attend and pass the word.
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 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. The Clay County WIC Office located at 452 Main Street in Clay is open to serve the public every Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walton Farmers Market in Roane County is now open every Thursday through Sept. 28 from 3-6 p.m. at the Walton Community Building. For more information call community organizer Faye Looney at 304-577-6726 or the WVU Extension Service office at 304-927-0975.
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.
Clay County Health Department is expanding its services. New services will include well child checkups, sick visits, chronic care, breast and cervical cancer screenings at free or not cost; as well as pap smears and mammograms and many more services. All major insurances are accepted — HMOs, PEIA, Blue Cross Blue Shields, United Health Care, Medicare and Medicaid, etc. Family planning will also be available for free or a low cost, as well as immunizations. CHD is expanding their services due to funding reductions by the state and an assurance of continued reductions in the future. CHD also provides Women, Infant and Children (WIC) services and Right from the Start Services. Hours of operation for CHD are Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-4 p.m. Call CHD at 304-587-4269 for more information.
The meeting schedule for CAEZ board meetings in 2017 is as follows: July meeting – to be announced; Tuesday, Aug. 1; Tuesday, Sept. 5 (to be held at different location); Tuesday, Oct. 3; Tuesday, Nov. 7; 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.