Clay Center Carnegie Library invited you to learn how to make your business grow online with a “Spruce up your holiday marketing plan workshop” on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the library community room.

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The class who collects the most box tops at Lincoln Elementary by Oct. 24 gets to Silly String Principal Matter Weller at the Nov. 1 Rise and Shine assembly! They now have multiple ways to collect box tops, including scanning from your phone!  Read more information at the school’s Facebook page.

A Wendy’s Night Fund-raiser to benefit St. Paul Lutheran Pre-school will be held at Wendy’s, 604 Crawford Street, on Monday Oct. 14. Twenty percent of all sales between 5 and 8 p.m. will be donated to St. Paul Lutheran Preschool

Relay for Life of Clay County will be serving sloppy joes, chips, dessert and a drink for a free will donation Thursday, Oct. 17, on the Courthouse Square from 4 to  7 p.m. All donations will go to benefit Relay For Life.

The Hebron Reformed Presbyterian Church invites the public to a series of free presentations by The Rev. Daniel Hemken entitled “The Faith Once For All Delivered: A Study of Cults.” Session will held Tuesday evening between Oct. 22 at the church at 1328 Goodin Drive. The first session is tit…

Clay Center Elks will distribute USDA Commodities to income qualifying families on Thursday, Oct. 10. from 3 to 4 p.m. in the civic room of the lodge at 611 5th St. Please bring your own containers to haul your food.

Wakefield After Prom is auctioning off a Remington V3 Field Sport Water Fowl Shotgun. Tickets are $5 each, $10 for three or $20 for seven. You must be 18 to enter and win.

Toy Story 4 will be shown at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Wakefield School as part of an event sponsored by the Wakefield PTO and WRA. The event will include a costume contest, bounce houses, games, snacks and  more.

The CCCHS vocal music department will be performing their 2019 Fall Vocal Concert on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Martyn Snodgrass Auditorium.

Everyone is invited to a concert featuring Rick Price and New Legacy Project, live from Nashville. This is a free non-denominational concert Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Ebenezer United Methodist Church. We would love to fill the pews for these wonderful gospel singers!

Lincoln Elementary is celebrating “Take your Parent to P.E.” this week. Anyone over 18 who is considered family of a student is welcomed to come with the kids. For more details, e-mail P.E. teacher Travis Smith at

USDA commodities will be distributed to those who meet the income requirements from 9 to 10 a.m. or until commodities are gone on Oct. 12 at Wakefield community center, 705 Elm St., Wakefield.

Last week, through a Youtube video, Garfield Elementary announced students there have started a Marathon Club. Students there will run laps at the track at Lincoln  Elementary before school and at other designated times.

Tomorrow, Sept. 20, at 2:45 p.m., Garfield Elementary will hold a gallery walk featuring Bengal Innovators, which is open to the public. An assembly announcing the student of the month will be held following the gallery walk.

Parents wanting their child to participate in the CCCHS cheer leader’s annual Little Cheer clinic should have them returned to school.

Garfield Elementary will hold a back-to-school night at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Sept 10, in the school’s cafeteria.  As part of the evening, students will give a presentation of what to expect as the school launches redesign changes for this school year. Child care will be provided in the gym

USD-379, USD-334 Parents As Teachers, Infant/Toddler Services, Early Head Start the Clay County Health Department and the Twin Lakes Education Cooperative are once again joining together in a cooperative effort to offer another Free “Child Check” clinic for infants and children up to pre-kin…

Sign up for the Mark A. Chapman 10K and 2-mile by Friday, Sept. 6 to be guaranteed a t-shirt! We are excited to have Manhattan Running Company providing chip timing this year! Register online at or find registration forms at https://www.claycentercham…

The next Clay Center Community Blood Drive will be held at the parish hall of the First Baptist Church, 902 5th Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. Please call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-7332767) or visit and enter Clay Center to schedule an appointment..

Business and community members are invited to hear from USD-379 staff about how the schools can be a resource for them at a session titled “Creating Connections: Bringing our schools and businesses together,” at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the CCCHS library. The session is result of efforts…

Please join  the Clay County Ministerial Alliance in prayer for our students, teachers, and administration as they begin the new school year. We will meet at the flag pole at CCCHS at 5. p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8. Everyone is welcome to join the prayer walk.

The Wakefield City Council has a vacancy for one of its seats on the council, Seat No. 2. If you’re a resident of Wakefield interested in serving on the council, attend the special  meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. Contact the city clerk at 461-5886 with any questions or stop by the cit…

Wakefield is asking that submissions for the 2069 time capsule be dropped off at the City building, 609 Grove St., by Oct. 1. Please put your name on any item that is dropped off, so the item can be returned to you if it isn’t placed in the capsule.

Join the Clay Center Area Chamber of Commerce next Wednesday at for an on-site Chamber Coffee at Central Office Service and Supply  to hear from a Double A paper company representative from Oregon who is launching a new program that will plant a tree for every ream of paper purchased. Their …

Saturday, Aug. 31 is the last day you can register for a softball tournament to be held in Morganville on Saturday, Sept. 14. It costs $150 per team, which must consist of five females and five males. To register, contact Dawn Richter at (785) 632-1995 or Mark Carson at 630-0945.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, manages 18 lakes throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska, and encourages you not to be a statistic this Labor Day weekend and to wear a life jacket while in, on, or around water.

There are still a few openings for the Clay County Economic Development Group’s Business Development Class which starts on Thursday Aug. 29 but registration is needed by Monday Aug. 19, in order to get the material ordered for it.  If you want to register or learn more about it, please call …

The Piotique Quilters Guild will present a program on "The Beauty of Scrapbooking" at its monthly meet set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Two free educational programs on the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia and the challenging behaviors that some individuals with the disease may experience.

One winning artist in Clay Center Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless juried competition will be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar produced by PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America).

Clay Center Elks will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast for a $7 per person donation from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 10 at the Elks building. Proceeds will be used for local Elks projects.

The Kansas Department of Commerce, Workforce Services, is excited about the opportunity to bring the KANSASWORKS Mobile Center to Clay Center this year for community outreach events. The Mobile Center will be available to assist both job seekers seeking employment and businesses that have jo…

Dollar General will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening at its new location,728 W. Crawford St., at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Doors open at 8 a.m. First 50 customers will receive gift cards and 200 goody bags will be given away.