News Archive

Sep 17, 2019, 9:47 AM
Once again Auditor Nicole Galloway is attempting an audit by press release, rather than simply getting to work on the audit requested by the citizens of Clay County. The State Auditor has been welcomed to Clay County, provided dedicated office space which she has allowed to sit vacant for months, provided 300,000 lines of financial data and multiple tours of County facilities.
Sep 3, 2019, 9:38 AM
While Clay County does not agree with the decision in favor of the plaintiff on Count One, we are pleased that the Sheriff’s claim for attorney fees was not deemed valid by the judge. Read more...
Aug 29, 2019, 3:18 PM
The Clay County Commission is honored to approve the use of Kelsey Short for the Youth with Vision annual Mud Mania Event. This is the 25th year that this event has returned to the lake. Read more...
Aug 12, 2019, 9:37 AM
The Clay County Commissioners recently honored Peyton Thompson of Scout Troop 376 for his successful completion of requirements for the National Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Read more...
Jul 29, 2019, 11:59 AM
On Thursday, July 11 the Clay County Airport Advisory Board was on hand to help break ground on the new sanitary sewer system at the Midwest National Air Center. This new system will allow the airport to expand and grow, in turn bringing more business and business opportunities to Clay County.
Jul 9, 2019, 2:36 PM
The County Administration, Leadership and Staff wish to express our deepest sympathies to Ted Graves’ family, as well as his colleagues and friends throughout the community, as we mourn his passing.
Jul 5, 2019, 11:06 AM
July 1st marked the official grand opening of Heartland Helicopter Flight School. Commissioner Gene Owen and Airport Manager Frank Branom were on hand to welcome owner Tommy Files to his new space at Midwest National Air Center. Read More...
Jul 2, 2019, 12:31 PM
Tina Uridge, Executive Director of the Clay County Senior Services, was on hand Monday, June 24th to receive the proclamation for Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This day serves as a way to underscore the importance of taking action to raise awareness, prevent and address elder abuse. Continued...
Jun 17, 2019, 2:37 PM
On June 3rd, the Clay County Commission honored and recognized the quick response of three Clay County Rangers that led to a life saved. Corporal Sean Benjamin, Ranger Melissa Mahoney, and Ranger Jeremy Monaco responded to the aide of a 55-year-old woman who was struck in the chest by a bolt of lightning while fishing in a remote area at Smithville Lake. For those that offered their thoughts and prayers, we are happy to report that the woman is home and recovering. We would like to thank our Ranger Division for their service and commitment to our citizens and park patrons. Read more and see the news story...
May 21, 2019, 11:09 AM
On May 6th, Clay County honored Older Americans Month with a proclamation. Clay County has over 40,000 residents age 60 and above; we are fortunate to have such a large and active senior association with numerous services and resources for residents. Only 55 Missouri counties have levy funds to support seniors. Read more...