News Archive

Apr 5, 2021, 9:06 AM
Clay County Commissioners visited the Cerner campus last Thursday to tour and support the Operation Safe Vaccination Site, a massive community coalition that was created to safely and efficiently deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to Clay County citizens. Read more.
Mar 15, 2021, 1:17 PM
Eligible Clay County residents will have access to federal assistance to help with rental and utility bills. Read more.
Mar 3, 2021, 11:50 AM
The Clay County Commission has filled the vacant senior leadership positions in its Administrative staff. The County is bringing back several familiar faces, all of which previously held similar positions within the County.
Jan 28, 2021, 12:05 PM
Today, the Clay County Commission adopted a balanced budget for the year 2021. This budget prioritizes sound fiscal management and increased support for law enforcement, while still retaining the high standard in place for core community services and values. Read more.
Sep 14, 2020, 2:16 PM
Clay County is pleased to announce a groundbreaking ceremony held in coordination with the City of Smithville for a state‐of‐the‐art dog park to be located at Smithville Lake. Read more.
Aug 24, 2020, 9:35 AM
Clay County continues to track and monitor spending of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds allocated to community partners. 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.
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...