Downtown development
key issue in City Council race


By Bev Britton on September 06, 2016

Candidates for websiteEnhancing city revenue through responsible downtown development is a top priority for the four candidates running for the Clayton City Council on Nov. 8.

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Joel's Fense, Keller House&barn for websiteA new monument will further preserve Clayton’s historic Keller Ranch House by recognizing its archaeological and cultural importance.

The local chapter of E Vitus Clampus will do the heavy work of installing the monument near the Cardinet Trail, so it can be seen from the bridge behind the library and from the trail. The Clayton Historical Society will dedicate it at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. [click to continue…]

We Remember

September 6, 2016

Use this-911 flags for websiteIt’s a bittersweet sight, those 343 little flags waving in the breeze on the lawn of Station 11. They signal the approaching anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Each flag memorializes a firefighter lost in the 9/11 attack.

On Sunday morning, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m., Station 11 will host a brief ceremony in observance of the anniversary with words from Retired Battalion Chief Dave George, Clayton’s vice mayor, Jim Diaz and CCFPD Fire chief, Jeff Carman. The program will last about 30 minutes and will conclude with the somber Final Alarm Bell Ringing Ceremony.   There will be limited seating for seniors and the disabled. Station 11 will be open for tours following the program.

Tails of Gray shines spotlight on senior dogs

By Jennifer Leischer on September 6, 2016

Stephanie and Cynthia for websiteAn accident that required Stephanie Meissner to adopt a more inactive lifestyle didn’t slow her passion for dog rescue. It merely reinforced her focus on senior dogs, who also move at a more leisurely pace.

The Clayton resident founded the non-profit Tails of Gray in 2015 to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome abandoned senior dogs. [click to continue…]

Always popular Oktoberfest ushers in fall

By Howard Geller on September 6, 2016

Geller_Howard_for websiteFor a taste of Bavaria, Clayton’s Oktoberfest is the place to be. Mark your calendars for Sept. 30-Oct. 2 for the Clayton Business & Community Association’s most attended weekend event.

Chaired by Mary Ann Lawrence and Marilyn Schmidt, aided by many volunteers, this event is sure to please. [click to continue…]