2-21-18 Edition on News Stands Wednesday!

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2-21-18

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IT’S CORBIN!

Expect an intense game when these two meet Tuesday night at Bobby Keith Gym

Some say it’s the best rivalry in the 13th region, but as of late, it’s been one-sided for the Tigers as they’ve dominated the Corbin Redhounds.

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Big game with Harlan looming for Lady Tigers

Coach James “Ivy” Burchell’s Lady Tigers will travel to Harlan Monday night to square off with the region’s top-rated team, the Lady Green Dragons.

Harlan is last season’s 13th region runners-up and return a loaded roster for what many believe is their title to lose.

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BLOWOUT WIN

OBI BENCHES THREE STARTERS BEFORE GAME

Trey Farmer goes up for two in Clay’s season opening win over Oneida Baptist Monday night. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Trey Farmer goes up for two in Clay’s season opening win over Oneida Baptist Monday night. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Fans expected to see three of the top players in the region on the floor when Clay County and Oneida Baptist Insitute met Monday night for the season opener.

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BEAR TRAP

Lady Tigers drop season opener to Harlan County 54-32

Kelli Roberts drives to the goal in her team’s season opening loss to Harlan County Central Monday. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Kelli Roberts drives to the goal in her team’s season opening loss to Harlan County Central Monday. Photo by Mark Hoskins.

Coach James “Ivy” Burchell has said this season will be a learning experience for his young team, their first step came Monday night in their home opening loss to Harlan County Central, 54-32.

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COUNTY NEAR RECORD HARVEST

To date, 873 deer taken in Clay, largest number of bucks harvested maybe ever

With a month and a half to go before the conclusion of deer season, a record number of bucks have been harvested in Clay County and the overall deer total may exceed the 897 taken in 2012.

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Conceal Carry Class

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Clay County Sheriff Kevin Johnson

Carry Conceal Deadly Weapons Class on Saturday December 5 at 8 AM at the Clay County Health Department Community Room. The class is an eight-hour class. The cost of the class is $65.00.

There are two parts to the class. First part is the classroom, You have to pass the OPEN BOOK written test, Second part is the range. You will need to bring 50 rounds of ammo for the pistol you will be using and the course of fire is 20 rounds at 7 yards.

You will only need the extra rounds if you have to retest. You must hit 11 out of the 20 rounds from 7 yards and you have to shoot all 20 rounds even if you hit the first 11.

For more info call 598-3471.

Lunch and Learn at the Excel Building

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You are invited to a lunch and learn Presentation of “The Raising of America” Friday December 4 at the Clay County Excel Building (next to McDonalds). Lunch will be served from 11:30 till Noon. The film will begin at Noon.

Please RSVP by December 2 to Chelsi Hinkle at 606-598-0177 or chelsi_hinkle@berea.edu.

This ground breaking documentary series explores how conditions faced by young children and their families during the early years can literarily alter the developing brain and affect a child’s future success in school and in live.

We will enjoy a free catered lunch while we watch the introductory module of the Raising of America series, followed by a brief discussion of the implications of the information shared for the youth of Clay County.

 

“Cram the Cruiser” Holiday Food Drive

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Kentucky State Police Post 11, London has kicked off their sixth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive. The campaign extends through December 11 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

The food will be distributed to local shelters, churches or other organizations serving those in need during the holiday season. Suggested donations include canned fruit and vegetables, canned meat, macaroni and cheese, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned soups, chili or spaghetti sauce, brownie and cake mixes, coffee, water, powdered milk and juices. Last year KSP collected 232,011 pounds of food.

KSP Post 11, London is the drop off location for anyone interested in donating to this campaign you can also leave a donation at the London Wal-Mart Store.

 

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF KYNECT?

With Governor-elect Matt Bevin vowing for health care reform, thousands of Clay residents wonder…

Kendra Frost, Jenoia Sester and Chad Corum of Corum Family Pharmacy fill prescriptions Monday morning. Corum sees changes coming to the health care industry that will impact his business, but he hopes everyone can keep their coverage even if it hurts his business. Photo by Jim Wilson.

Kendra Frost, Jenoia Sester and Chad Corum of Corum Family Pharmacy fill prescriptions Monday morning. Corum sees changes coming to the health care industry that will impact his business, but he hopes everyone can keep their coverage even if it hurts his business. Photo by Jim Wilson.

That is one of the most discussed questions for residents of Clay County since it was the major issue in the recent race for governor. We have heard that everyone who has signed up for private insurance or Medicaid through the Kentucky run website would be denied health card as early as December 8 to concerns that the current state of health care will soon bankrupt the Commonwealth.

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