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Feb 5 a Ronald Boggs, 70,
of Clay, see OBITUARY page
Feb 5 a Last night, the
Lady Panthers topped the very young Webster County team by 50 points.
Feb 4 early a Live in the
Town of Clay and need an extra $480 per month? See JOBS page today.
Feb. 4a W Va election changed
this year. Like, Magistrates, other Judges are now non partisan affairs
where the May vote is the deciding vote
Feb. 4a We knew Magistrates were divided
into districts. We didn't know Circuit Judges were also broke into districts
Feb. 4 a In the most recent Communicator,
in the Election 2016 article, we mentioned a Republicrat candidate had
just signed up for a Circuit Judge position.
Feb. 4 a That was true but we didn't
know the part about districts
Feb. 4 a The article should have said,
that Republicrat is vying for Judge Jack Alsop's spot on the bench.
Feb 4 a The Lady Panthers are traveling
to Webster County tonight for basketball action.
Feb 4 a Non profit WYAP will be there
Feb 4 a For those can't make the trip,
tune to 101.7 FM around 7:20 for the pregame show
Feb 4 a The sportscaster, TG Griffith,
was just crowned Person of the Month by the Clay County BDA.
Feb 4 a When you see TG, congrats are
Feb. 3 p First a correction. Clay Town
Recorder is paid $480 a month for showing up at a meeting and keeping
Feb. 3 p Power went off this morning
around 7:15. School was canceled around 9 am. Damage was found just below
Pierson's Sawmill with repairs made by 2pm.
Feb. 3 p Life returned to Clayberry
Feb. 3 p The new Communicator came
out Tuesday afternoon. Front page article details the sentencing of 29
year old Bruce Bird. After a lengthy criminal career, Bird was sentenced
to two 50 year jail terms back to back. Even with good time, BJ Bird
is out of our hair for a long time.
Feb. 3 p Be sure to pick up a copy
for the details and the upcoming sentencing of his side kick, Isaiah Murphy
Feb. 3 p Town Recorder Dwana
Murphy resigned from her elected position during Tuesday's meeting of Town
Council. To be a Recorder, you have to live within the municipality. Murph
does not. She actually moved over to Pisgah back in Dec. Public outcry
forced her resignation
Feb. 3 p On hand for her resignation
was her Dad, one time School Board member, Charlie Osborne.
Feb. 3 p After the meeting, Charlie
was upset. And after pointing to the ace cub reporter and Council person
JP Helms, Charlie "firmly" questioned whether the pair was happy with their
efforts to remove Dwana from office.
Feb. 3 p For the Ace Cub Reporter,
the answer came Yes!
Feb. 3 p Long time followers of Life
in Clay will remember it was Charlie who got in trouble when he too moved
out of his elected district but continued to receive $$$ as a School Board
Feb. 3 p Guess such actions run in
Feb. 2 5:45pm BOIL WATER ORDER
issued for the Ivydale area due to a main line break, Boil the wet stuff
Take Wed off from work. The DNR stocked
Buffalo Creek with 590 pounds of trout before lunch today.
Feb. 2 The Communicator made it to
news stands across the region this afternoon. 16 great pages of info including
the 100 year sentence issued to Bruce BJ Bird. Information found no other
place can be found in the Communicator
Feb. 2 After two months of battling,
tonight, during the Clay Town Council meeting, Recorder Dwana Murphy resigned
Feb. 2 The search is on for a replacement.
At $600 a month for one meeting and keeping track of the meeting minutes,
not a bad job if you can get it.
Feb. 2 While deciding to run an ad
seeking a new Recorder, discussion came on job requirements
Feb. 2 The Mayor and old Recorder spoke,
that any applicant must be a registered voter.
Feb. 2 If you look at State Code 8-5-7,
candidates for municipal office do NOT have to registered to vote. Here's
what the Secretary of State's office has to say about candidate qualifications:
Effective after the 2005 Legislative Session, state law changed to reflect
the Supreme Court
decision in Marra v. Zink, which
that stated that the West Virginia Constitution did not authorize
the establishment of qualifications
for municipal offices in excess of Article 4 § 4. Specifically,
the change removed provisions that
required the payment of taxes the year before. Therefore,
officers must be a minimum of 18
years of age, be a resident of the municipality and not be
under conviction of a felony or
Feb. 1 a There's a special Health Bd
meeting today at 4pm (I think) to discuss what's the Legislature is doing
to em They meet in the NH Dyer Health Dept building on Main Street
Feb. 1 a And, tonight the Business
Development Authority convenes their monthly
get together at 6:30pm. They meet in the old State Road garage building
in beautiful Two Run.
Feb. 1 a Filing for office
concluded Saturday at midnight. Candidates can mail their applications
as long as it's postmarked by midnight Jan 30th.
Feb. 1 a That means some stragglers
could show up in the mail bag today or maybe even Tuesday.
Feb. 1 a Judge Jack Alsop and Rick
Facemire filed to keep their jobs early in the filing window.
Feb. 1 a Up until this season, voters
knew which party Judges were associated with. Both our sitting Robes were
Feb. 1 a Sometime on Friday a third
candidate signed his name on the form and launched his campaign for Circuit
Judge, 14th District.
Feb. 1 a In contests past, that lad
filed as a Republicrat.
Feb. 1 a Here's the run down for those
offices from the
Sec of State's web site. You have to scroll waaaaay down the page for
the 14th Judge District.