News Archive

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...
May 15, 2019, 11:37 AM
The new irrigation system at Paradise Point Golf Complex will have nearly 40 miles of pipe and an equal amount of wire. At no point during installation of the new system do we intend to have more than four holes under construction at any given time. Read more...
May 6, 2019, 3:36 PM
Mushroom hunting has been a lively topic in Clay County this season.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:40 AM
According to the ruling, the State Auditor lacks the authority to enforce a subpoena without an order of the court.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:37 AM
During periods of severe winter weather, several Clay County departments are tasked not only with standard duties but with the extra responsibility to keep employees and citizens safe.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:30 AM
The 2019 Adopted Budget prioritizes core government services in this order: public safety; safe, smooth roadways; essential public services; and clean, accessible parks.