‘One Voice’ sings anthem, Jones delivers game ball for Texas Rangers

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Clay County was well represented during the Texas Rangers game at Globe Life Park in Arlington April 18. “One Voice” a woman’s quartet from Henrietta once again sang the National Anthem, while 10-year-old Grady Jones of Dean delivered the game ball to the pitcher’s … [Read more...]

Dash cam footage from Clay-Montague car chase released

Rollerson

Editor’s note: Video footage has been edited for titles, length and language. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has released video footage from the dash cameras of two CCSO vehicles involved in the June 15 pursuit of a stolen vehicle on Hwy. 82. The Pioneer … [Read more...]

Tornado warnings issued as severe storm system passes through county

Storm Rotation

5-20-13 from Clay County Pioneer Sentinel on Vimeo. Residents in north and central Clay County were forced to take cover Monday afternoon and into the early evening as a line of severe thunderstorms resulted in conditions favorable for the formation of … [Read more...]

Essler featured in exhibit at Bullock State History Museum

Frances Essler

  The life’s story of a Clay County woman is featured as part of an exhibit at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin. Frances Klein Essler of Scotland is one of 12 Texas women whose stories are told in “Enduring Women: A Photography and Oral … [Read more...]

Christmas comes to Clay County with downtown parade, courthouse lighting

Parade Feature

  The courthouse square came alive with holiday spirit Saturday night for the annual Clay County Christmas festivities. The event, sponsored by the Henrietta and Clay County Chamber of Commerce, kicked off at 5 p.m. with Bears, Wolves and Webelos from Cub … [Read more...]

Henrietta youth celebrate Veterans Day with flag ceremony, program

Flag Retirement

  Henrietta youth celebrated Veterans Day Sunday and Monday with events that were both somber and joyful. Boy Scout Troop 91 held a flag retirement ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Henrietta troop has taken on the duty of disposing of tattered flags in … [Read more...]

Video post: Pioneer Reunion is a time for fellowship

Queen Duchesses

The Clay County Pioneer Reunion is more than just parades and rodeos. Pioneer Reunion is a time of fellowship for Clay Countians past and present. Graham Wilson of Henrietta, who served as the 81st president of the Clay County Pioneer Association, and Leda Roe, honorary … [Read more...]

Video post: Saturday’s Pioneer Reunion float parade

Parade vid pic

The 81st Clay County Pioneer Reunion and Rodeo float parade, held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15, in downtown Henrietta. Editor's Note: this is the first of two Pioneer Reunion videos. The second will be posted Friday. … [Read more...]

County demolishes old courthouse restroom building

Court House Bathroom

A county building that for many years served the public with the most basic of needs was demolished late this week after years of neglect. County commissioners and hands tore down the old restroom building located on the east side of the courthouse lawn on Thursday … [Read more...]

Charlie hosts fireworks show; celebrations keep fire fighters busy

Charlie 4th

Independence Day celebrations lit up the night’s sky – and area pastures – throughout Clay County on Wednesday night. Charlie Community Center hosted a large turnout for its annual Fourth of July Celebration Picnic. The community center organization served up hot … [Read more...]