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Sunshine Documents Show Total Cost of County “Equestrian Building” and TV Show

The October 3, 2016 Clay County Commission meeting saw comments from the public concerning the recent Best of America by Horseback TV show that was filmed at Smithville. Members of the public are concerned about the price tag for the event, and the Multi-Purpose building that was constructed at Smithville …

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Nominations Open Through Nov. 16 for Keystone Recognition Awards

Nominations for the annual Keystone Recognition Awards presented each year by the Clay County Economic Development Council are open through Wednesday, Nov. 16. Created to recognize top construction and development projects, the 2016 awards will be presented by the Clay County Economic Development Council to recognize businesses that have made …

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Clay County Earns Praise from Visiting Development Specialist

Economic development author, planner and leader Joy Wilkins used Clay County accomplishments as examples of effective strategies during Friday’s Look North Leadership Award Breakfast. She especially emphasized the need for effective leadership and cited 2016 award recipients Deb Hermann and Kirk Davis as examples. “Individuals can and do make an …

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Looking for extra work? Become a Northland Hired Hand

Northland Hired Hands is taking applications for individuals or small companies that want to work for homeowners who need hired help for home maintenance, yard work, housekeeping, carpentry, plumbing, and other jobs. This county wide program will benefit small companies/individuals that provide a service such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, lawn care …

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Contention Continues at the Clay County Courthouse

Public Comments Bring Questions About Financial Success of Horseback by America event, Nolte Calls for County Administrator Dean Brookshier’s Resignation Monday brought another episode of the tensions that have plagued the County Commission meeting for months. The beginning of the Commission meeting saw several public comments expressing concern about the …

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Global Theme for Look North Leadership Breakfast

“Develop Locally, Compete Globally” will be the theme of the Look North Leadership Breakfast to be held at Harrah’s North Kansas City Oct. 7. Keynote speaker Joy Wilkins, CEcD, will bring insight as an advisor, facilitator, instructor and author to examine major trends in economic development and how those apply …

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Sheriff Deputies Handling of Shooting in Smithville Brings Kind Words From County Sheriff

Citizens of Smithville saw something a bit unusual early Thursday morning. Police and Clay County Sheriff deputies were involved in a four hour standoff with a suspect who shot another individual at the Smithville Housing Authority. The shooting victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Clay County …

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Annual Smithville Lake Clean Up Day to be Held October 15

In conjunction with National Public Lands Day and in partnership with Toyota, Clay County, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and area community residents and leaders will be conducting a day of service to clean-up Smithville Lake. Clay County is currently looking for volunteers to join the effort. Participants will …

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Citizen Voices: Don Milum For Parks Board Member

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Have something to say? Submit it for our Citizen Voices section. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. This Citizen Voices column comes from Don Milum. Milum is one of the Clay County Citizens that originally raised concerns about Camp Branch Marina back in May. To access those past articles …

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Citizen Voices: Slipholders Need to Communicate with Clay County Parks About 2017 Needs

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Have something to say? Submit it for our Citizen Voices section.  For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Last week we had a very productive meeting with the Clay County Parks team. One of the items that came under discussion was pest and spider control. The county has found …

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