NEWS & MORE
Feb 25 p On Friday it was 76 degrees
with bright sunshine. Tonight snow flurries are in the forecast as well
as near freezing temps. %%$$###
Feb 25 p The big news of the night,
the Clay Middle School Mustangs put it all over Webster County, 41 to 23.
The Mustangs are now the Central West Virginia Athletic Conference Champs.
Feb 25 p That's the first Championship
for the Mustangs in about 12 years!
Feb 25 p The Clay High Panthers are
down for the season after Herbert Hoover narrowly sneaked past em in sectional
tournament action. The Final, Herbert Hoover 66, Clay 36.
Feb. 24 p The good news. Tonight, the
Clay Middle School Mustangs beat Summersville, 32 to 22. The Mustangs now
move into the championship game set for Saturday night beginning at 8pm
over at the Braxton Armory. Go Mustangs!!
Feb. 24 p The not so good news... Tonight,
the Lady Panthers put up a H of a fight for 3 1/2 quarters
but went down in defeat to Lewis County, 69 to 61. Their Sectional Tournament
action isn't over yet. The Lady Panthers play again Tuesday night when
they take on Lincoln. Go Lady Panthers!
Feb. 23 p Looking for work? Slurry
Pavers is hiring. See JOBS page now
Feb. 23 p Greater Clay Long Term
Recovery Committee met this evening. From that gathering....
Feb. 23 p As the group grows,
it's taking more than volunteers to keep the doors open. The Executive
Board is looking at hiring and paying a Director position. The Excutive
Board decision will be made public during the next regular meeting of the
committee on March
Feb. 23 p That same Board hired their
first case manager in the last couple weeks. The newbee is Cheryl White.
Feb. 23 p A volunteer is has been doing
a bunch of running around for the group will now receive mileage expense
for her efforts.
Feb. 23 p The whole idea is to make
to turn the place into a well run business to better serve the needs of
Feb. 23 p And finally from the public
meeting, CAEZ's Big Lup has been a no show during the past many Greater
Clay meetings. She's going to be axed from the group.
Feb. 23 p Hoppy Kercheval has
pretty good write up on what the Legislature is doing to county school
systems across the state. Big changes are on the way.
Feb. 23 p Remember when the Legislature
regulated that the taxpayer would know how the local school is doing? Yell
you do, each school was graded A to F. That's going to be done away with,
Feb. 23 p So are those annual standardized
tests. Those are the ones that keep revealing how poorly are kids are being
prepared for the real world.
Feb. 23 p Over the last 12 months,
this site has provided up to date info on important stuff like..
Feb. 23 p Day to day coverage of the
June 23rd Great Wash Out
Feb. 23 p The back door effort
by Commissioner Linky to form his own organization to grab long term recovery
$$$$ from another group
Feb. 23 p Local Election results
Feb. 23 p Sure can't ignore the pitiful
wording of long time CDC Director Pam Taylor which cost her her job
Feb. 23 p Sprinkled in between the
big stuff, clayberry.org has included a bunch of the stuff that makes our
County of Little so very special
Feb. 23 p If having this poorly worded,
misspelled often online vehicle available 24 hours per day, 365 days a
year, if that's important to you, we need help keeping it alive.
Feb. 23 p Your donation will help keep
it up and running for another 12 months.
Feb. 23 p To mail in your check of
support, the snail mail address is: Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay, WV 25043
Feb. 23 p For all those that have already
donated, thank you big time.
Feb. 23 p For those sick and tired
of seeing this beggin campaign , sometime early next week, we'll be done.
Feb. 22 late p Elsie Lou Vance, 84,
of Lizemores, see OBITUARY page
Feb. 22 late p It was a heck of win
tonight for the Lady Panthers. In Sectional Tournament play over in Summersville,
the Lady Panthers put it all over Nicholas County, 60 to 30.
Feb. 22 late They move up one
more tier this Friday night. Not sure of who they'll be playing nor where
but, the next round comes Friday around 7pm for sure.
Feb. 22 late p The Lady Panthers never
trailed during the match up.
Feb. 22 late p Go lady Panthers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb. 22 p We keep talking about the
Clay High basketball teams but, from the email bag: The boys basketball
team at Clay County Middle School started CWVAC tournament play this week.
They played Geary Tuesday night and defeated them by a score of 59-13.
This sets them up to play in the semi-final game on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
at the Braxton County Armory versus Summersville. We want to
invite all of Clay County to the game to help support these young men.
They finished the regular season with a record of 15-1 and were Western
Division Champions. Win or lose they have represented themselves,
the school, family, friends, and the county very well this year.
If the Mustangs win on Friday night, they will play in the championship
game on Saturday night at the Braxton County Armory @ 8:00 p.m.
Feb. 22 a County Commission meets this
morning, in the Courthouse at 10am sharp.
Feb. 22 a Suppose to be in 70+ today.
The only question is, when will Winter return and how bad will the snow
Feb. 22 a Last night the Panthers played
their last basketball game of the season. With only four wins this year,
last night continued the run of L's. Nicholas smashed us, 98 to 82.
Feb. 22 a The much more successful
Lady Panthers are in the second round of sectional tournament play tonight
at 7pm. That game will be over at Nicholas High. Go Lady Panthers.
Feb. 22 a Back to the Panthers....
Saturday night the Panthers enter sectional tournament play down at Elkview
Middle School will they will mix it up with Herbert Hoover HS. Action begins
at 7pm sharp.
Feb. 22 a Got a guy over on the CLASSIFIED
page selling Dell puters for $100.
Feb. 22 a After raising a little
$$$ during our annual beggin campaign, we purchased one of used units.
Feb. 22 a Hey! Not bad at all! Darn
thing came ready to go and is running great.
Feb. 22 a When we talked to the
seller, he told us, he has others ready to go and at bargain basement pricing.
Feb. 22 a With at least one more puter
needed as well as a new used camera and a reaal need to pay the web hosting
bill for another 12 months, can you help us out.
Feb. 22 a If you think having a 24
hour per day instant source of info on poor wittle Clayberry, how about
helping us out.
Feb. 22 a The snail mail address for
the donation is, Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay WV 25043
Feb. 22 a For those that have already
contributed, thank you
Feb. 21 early a It was a heck
of win last night when the Lady Panthers put it all over Braxton County.
From the git go, the Lady Panthers had it together. Final score 64 to 42.
Feb. 21 a With that win, the LP's move
along in sectional tournament play Wed evening . Not sure who they'll be
Feb. 21 early a The Panthers
Feb. 21 a Bruce Bird has been
in the court system since being a teenager. Last year he was put away for
decades for his part in a machete point robbery of two convenience stores
in the area.
Feb. 21 a Mr Bird has since filed a
Badge brutality lawsuit against two local Green Shirts.
Feb. 21 a Monday's Charleston
Gazette has the story.
Feb. 20 p One of our strongest rivalries
happens when Braxton County comes to Clay High
Feb. 20 p Such is the case tonight
when the Lady Panthers take on Braxton in sectional tournament action beginning
at 7pm sharp. Go Lady Panthers
Feb. 20 p 101.7FM and 106.7FM will
be airing the contest beginning around 6:50. FOr those unable to attend
in person, here's the online listening
Feb. 20 p So why can't you attend?
It's about 64 degrees outside and no rain!
Feb. 20 a Suppose to get up around
70 degrees today. Old-timers called this unseasonable weather, pneumonia
Feb. 20 a Little Donald has been front
page news since since losing the public vote in Nov.
Feb. 20 a His school boy words and
actions have a way of captivating media outlets.
Feb. 20 a Here on the home front, our
own Republicrat leadership in Charleston has also been on a tear. Everything
from removing taxes from the rich to raising sales tax to the highest in
the region are all fair game and in the works.
Feb. 20 a Our DINO Gov is right in
there tossing clean water and air requirements to the wind. Over and over
during the campaign, he told voters, raising taxes is NOT in the picture.
now at the forefront of doing that very thing.
Feb. 20 a If you think all that crap
is in the name of growing jobs, you would be wrong. The idea is to make
the rich richer.
Feb. 20 a Our own Delegate provided,
if its good for business, it's good for West Virginia.
Feb. 20 a That too is a crock of you
know what. Forty years ago, that was called trickle down economics. It
didn't work back then for Regan, and it won't work in the 21st century.
Feb. 20 a Speaking out against
such evil is not the popular thing to do these days.
Feb. 20 a This site and The Communicator
newspaper have been doing such for decades.
Feb. 20 a Nails in the driveway, rock
throwing, punches to the face, having hot coffee thrown in your face, such
comes with the territory.
Feb. 20 aWe need help to keep this
independent outlet alive and growing.
Feb. 20 a THis is our annual online
begging time. So far, we've raised around $300.
Feb. 20 a We appreciate each and every
Feb. 20 a For us to buy new puters,
software, and a camera, it's going to take more help. How about you?
Feb. 20 a Please send your hard earned
donation to: Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay WV 250443
Feb. 20 a Thanks in advance.
Feb. 17 a Dave Walker has been helping
the Lion's Club do eye screenings for all the wittle school system curtain
climbers. We had a chance to talk with Walker Thursday afternoon.
Feb. 17 a Walker made public, his plans
to run for Linky Poo's commission seat. We asked twice and he said Yelp
Feb. 17 a One year from right now,
the 2018 campaigns will be in high gear once again.
Feb. 17 a Little Donald has been in
office two days less than a month. Each day has been stormy and riddled
with poorly thought out actions and statements. As for accomplishments,
other than being the embarrassment of the world, there haven't been any.
Feb. 17 a We've had dumbarss's
in power before. But, when the questions deal with: Mr Prez, did you have
contact with Russia before the inauguration and did you cut a deal to undermine
existing law? .... it gets real scary.
Feb. 17 a Donny J's "fine tuned machine"
is nothing of the kind. Organization does not exist in the While House.
Feb. 17 a Now that we've peed off about
2/3 rd's of the locals, it's time to ask you to dig in your pocket and
cough up your hard earned bucks to help keep this site alive and providing
daily info on what's right and not so right in beautiful County Clay, Clayberry.
Feb. 17 a For our band of misfits,
we have never had a new computer to work with. Instead for 20 some years,
we've traveled to W Va State Surplus and purchased used units. The ones
in use today are stamped, 1999. They are on their last leg.
Feb. 17 a To continue for another year,
we need to replace current equipment plus make software upgrades.
Feb. 17 a Can you help us out?
If so, please mail your donation to: Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay
Feb. 17 a Thanks in advance.
Feb. 16 a There have been tons of basketball
games in the last three weeks. CHS's regular session is just about done.
It's time for placement games. Tonight the Panthers are in LKC action with
Ritchie County. With similar records this season, it should be a good match
up for the home court game. Tip off comes around 7:30pm Go Panthers. The
listen link for the WYAP-LP game is listed below.
Feb. 16 a We've had some great B Ball
action. Last night , the Lady Panthers earned a hard fought W. Two nights
ago, the Panthers played their best game of the season and came out on
top against Braxton. With 2 seconds left on the clock a three point shot
by Zack provided the win, 73 to 70. The crowd went wild!
Feb. 16 a For our junk hauler friends,
that new listing for scrap on the CLASSIFIED page.. that's to remove, take
down, a couple metal out buildings.
Feb. 16 a The Communicator came out
Tuesday afternoon. To get it to bed, we worked nearly all Monday night
to meet the 8am printing deadline. Tuesday afternoon we inserted the color
advertising foldover; sorted, distributed and mailed. That's about 32 hours
straight with just a nap in there somewhere. Such puts the whammy on us.
Recovery time came Wed.
Feb. 16 a That's been the schedule
for the last 22 + years.
Feb. 16 a Now fully rested, we're back
at it today.
Feb. 16 a Even tho it's 27 degrees
right now, it feels like Spring. Yesterday, one old old guy was seen cleaning
up his bee keeping supply building.
Feb. 16 a Come on Spring!!
Feb. 15 p CHS B Ball game tonight.
Here's the link to listen
Feb. 15 p In the morning post we mentioned
the big food give away happening now. Here's an update
Feb. 16 p They've got tons of food
items on hand as of 12:30. Everything from fresh fruit, pastries, bread,
bananas out the wazzoooo, cakes, eggs, cereal and more! Get it while it's
Feb. 15 a The Communicator made it
out the door Tuesday afternoon.
Feb. 15 a The above the fold story
provides updates on nine more felony arrests.
Feb. 15 a Inside the local edition
provides a glimpse at the improvement going on over in the Town of Clay
Feb. 15 a We've got pretty good coverage
on the continuing efforts of the Greater Clay Recovery group.
Feb. 15 a Speaking of Greater Clay,
they're hosting a big food give away today beginning at 11am. For
details, check out the EVENTS page right now
Feb. 15 a This is Day 3 of our
annual online beggin campaign.
Feb. 15 a Our goal is to bring enough
$$ to replace a couple aging PC's and a replacement for the Olympus E-510
Feb. 15 a Our online advertisers
help out a bunch but these days, it's takes a bunch of loot to stay on
Feb. 15 a If you enjoy
getting up to the minute Clayberry info, and if you are able, please send
your $$$ to Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay WV 25043
Feb. 13 late p During tonight's public
meeting, School Boardsters OK'd the new contract and salary for Superintendent
Feb. 13 late p Take a guess on his
Feb. 13 late p For the answer,
the only place is County Clay's only locally owned and operated newspaper,
The Communicator. Latest edition arrives Tuesday afternoon.
Feb. 13 late p There's a reason while
the Pentagon held off the vote until after the Exessive Levy Election last
Feb. 13 p So far, in 2017, there have
been 27 felons arrested. Read all about the 9 newest in tomorrow's Communicator.
Badges are at work.
Feb. 13 a Back on Feb. 5th, the
Town of Clay placed a Boil Water Order on many customers.
Feb. 13 a That BWO was lifted today.
Drink Drink Drink
Feb. 13 Last chance to get something
in the Communicator is today around 5pm. Email your stuff now. Thanks
Feb. 12 p Clay County Board of Ed meets
Monday evening at the Pentagon, 6pm. The
agenda lists the new Super's contract as an action item for the gathering.
Feb. 12 p The rescheduled Business
Development Authority (BDA) convenes their once a month meeting
at 6:30p in the old State Road garage building in beautiful Two Run.
Feb. 12 p For those now realizing the
mental instability of Little Donald, there is a way to remove his Majesty
from office. It's
time to get started.
Feb. 12 p For those needing a bill
of sale, lease agreement, rental agreement and about any other formal document,
here's a freebee site offering
Feb. 12 p As promised, now it
Feb. 12 p Once a year we do an online
begging campaign to keep this site alive for another year.
Feb. 12 p Yes it's true, we're suppose
to be a for profit outfit but in these parts, keeping this rascal afloat,
it's tough ta do
Feb. 12 p Operating with three W Va
Surplus Properties computers built in 2001, things are starting to go South.
Ditto for the Olympus camera that went crazy during the cold weather and
the Christmas parade in 2016.
Feb. 12 p Sometime very soon , we have
to change from Windows Xp to at least Windows 7.
Feb. 12 p What all that amounts to
is, we have to make some upgrades.
Feb. 12 p For that to happen, we're
asking you to dig into your wallet and help us out
Feb. 12 p If you enjoy getting
up to the minute Clayberry info, and if you are able, please send your
$$$ to Delta; 2278 Main Street; Clay WV 25043
Feb. 12 p Million dollar bills are
Feb. 12 p Thanks in advance
Feb. 9 late late p Anna Mae Walls,
75, of Clay, see OBITUARY page