Constitutional march celebrates patriotic unity

Members of the Clay Center Legion position themselves north of the veterans memorial and flag on the courthouse lawn during a constitutional march July 4. About 100 people gathered for the event in honor of their nation’s birthday. Due to COVID-19, the annual Fourth of July celebration event in Clay Center was cancelled. ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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“And I’m proud to be an American...” No truer words were spoken during Clay Center’s Constitutional March on Saturday, July 4. About 100 people arrived donning red,... + continue reading
Sutton PD remains on the drug trail

Sutton officer Mitch Meyer works the scene during a July 1 stop that brought 11 counts, including five felony charges against Dustyn C. Stultz of Colorado Springs, CO. COURTESY PHOTO | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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The Sutton Police Department continues to ramp up their efforts to control and remove individuals off the street that are associated with drug activity. In the past week and a half Sutton officers... + continue reading
Clay County Fair to be live-streamed
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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Clay County’s Fair, beginning July 8 and ending July 11, will look a bit different this year, but will still feature 4-H events for youth. Due to Direct Health Measures set by local health... + continue reading
Clay Center Pool opens; Edgar hosts fireworks show, Clay Center Pool opens; Edgar hosts fireworks show, Clay Center Pool opens; Edgar hosts fireworks show
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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Clay Center’s new aquatic center officially opened Thursday, June 25, bringing in young children and their families. The new pool offers a lily pad climbing area, as seen at top right; zero-... + continue reading
Two arrested for burglary in Sutton early Sunday

An inside view shows a shattered front door at George’s 66 Station in Sutton, after two out-of-county individuals broken in around 1 a.m., Sunday, stealing almost $600 worth of property and cash.PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACEY LANDENBERGER | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Two out-of-county people were detained by Sutton Police Officer Mitch Meyer early Sunday morning, June 28, for burglary and several other charges. The incident occurred at around 1 a.m. Meyer... + continue reading

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Friday night’s home bout for the Fairfield Juniors with BDS proved to be a back and forth fracas as the two teams wouldn’t let the other get too far in front. Fairfield outscored BDS 4-3 in the opening inning, then added a 2-0 run in the second to take a 6-3 lead into the third, where BDS started to chip away at the Fairfield lead... + continue reading
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Two arrested for burglary in Sutton early Sunday

An inside view shows a shattered front door at George’s 66 Station in Sutton, after two out-of-county individuals broken in around 1 a.m., Sunday, stealing almost $600 worth of property and cash.PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACEY LANDENBERGER | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Two out-of-county people were detained by Sutton Police Officer Mitch Meyer early Sunday morning, June 28, for burglary and several other charges. The incident occurred at around 1 a.m. Meyer shared that he noticed an unusual vehicle parked in the Nelson 4x4 auto dealership directly east of George’s 66 Station. Meyer noted that as he... + continue reading
Ballfields buzzing with action
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Garrett Bonnell swings for one of his three hits in game one of a double header on June 18 against Fairfield. In all, Bonnell had six hits in the two games, both won by Sutton. Fairfield catcher Brayton Jarosik looks on, while umpire Reed Stone watches as Bonnell connects on the single. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS    ... + continue reading
Sutton Juniors trip up Fairfield in Clay County doubleheader, Sutton Juniors trip up Fairfield in Clay County doubleheader, Sutton Juniors trip up Fairfield in Clay County doubleheader

Fairfield pitcher Rowen Jarosik hurls this pitch toward Sutton hitter Tyson Cloet during their June 18 clash at DLD Park in Sutton. The two teams were to meet again this past Tuesday night in Fairfield. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, Sutton Juniors trip up Fairfield in Clay County doubleheader
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Baseball season is back, despite being shortened due to COVID-19. Two Clay County teams battled it out on the diamond, as the Sutton Post 61 Juniors hosted the Fairfield Post 256 Juniors at Sutton’s DLD Park Thursday, June 18. Sutton would claim the doubleheader over Fairfield, earning a 12-2 first game win, while ending the night in game... + continue reading

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BDS wins 11-10 nailbiter over Fairfield Juniors July 2

Fairfield pitcher Wynn Wilmot (11) makes a quick toss to first baseman Tyson Kotinek during the Fairfield Juniors’ tough 11-10 loss to BDS this past Friday night. ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Friday night’s home bout for the Fairfield Juniors with BDS proved to be a back and forth fracas as the two teams wouldn’t let the other get too far in front. Fairfield outscored BDS 4... + continue reading
Sutton coach-pitch squad wraps up season last week

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Crumbliss to play in 62nd annual Shrine Bowl

Sandy Creek senior Connor Crumbliss will represent the Cougars in the 2020 Nebraska Shrine Bowl on Saturday, July 11, in Kearney. Crumbliss is the first Cougar to be invited to the game since Simon Van Voening played in 1996.FILE PHOTO BY TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, Crumbliss to play in 62nd annual Shrine Bowl
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Sutton Juniors take two in Fairfield

Fairfield pitcher Blake Bonifas tries to put a tag on Sutton’s Greyson Stengel (37) in action on June 23, in Fairfield. Sutton walked away with a pair of wins on Fairfield’s home diamond.ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, Sutton Juniors take two in Fairfield

Sutton third baseman Jesse Herndon just misses a tag on Fairfield’s Karson Sherman on this play during Sutton’s first game, 13-5 win over Fairfield on Tuesday, June 23.ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, Sutton Juniors take two in Fairfield, Sutton Juniors take two in Fairfield, Sutton Juniors take two in Fairfield
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L ast week my stepmom had surgery, and due to COVID-19 my youngest sister, Zoey, couldn’t go with our parents to the hospital and hang out with dad, so instead she hung out with me. Which meant... + continue reading

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Spring is a busy time of year for our farmers and ranchers and this year is no different. What is different however is the impact that COVID-19 has had on our rural communities. With kids home and... + continue reading
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An area row crop ag producer discs a field south of Clay Center along Highway 14 Wednesday afternoon. ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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