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9-1-2011....We have been challenged to raise money for a scholarship. To read more click HERE!



7-17-2011....Pictures have been posted from our 50th Reunion, go to the pictures link, or click HERE FOR FASTER COMPUTERS and HERE FOR SLOWER COMPUTERS !



7-8-2011....The party is on at Butch and Roylenes Rain or Shine!!! Please come out!



7-7-2011....

Directions to Butch and Roylene's
Driving directions to 35 Kenro Rd, Minford, OH 45653

  1. Head east on 2nd St toward Chillicothe St 0.2 mi
  2. Turn left onto Gay St 0.5 mi
  3. Turn right onto 11th St 436 ft
  4. Keep left at the fork 1.1 mi
  5. Continue onto Gallia St 0.7 mi
  6. Continue onto Walnut St 0.5 mi
  7. Continue onto Rhodes Ave 1.2 mi
  8. Turn left onto Park St 371 ft
  9. Continue onto OH-139 N/Harrisonville Ave Continue to follow OH-139 N Destination will be on the left 8.2 mi 35 Kenro RdMinford, OH 45653

    or click below for google map directions to Butch and Roylenes Get together!
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    5-5-2011....

    The 2011 Annual Clay High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday July 9, 2011 at The James Dickey American Legion post 23 located at 705 Court Stret Portsmouth Ohio. Social Hour is 5:30, Dinner at 6:30, short busines meeting at 8:00 and 9-12 time to visit. Everyone attending must have a ticket, send your tickets to Charles Leonard at the address shown in the Reunion information link below. Make all checks payable to the Clay Alumni Association.

    Click HERE for the REUNION INFORMATION





    3-3-2011.... Dear Fellow Classmates of the Class of 1961:

    It is time again for our 50th Class Reunion. The 50th Clay High School Class of 1961 Alumni Committee is asking you to submit a brief biographical submission for a Class Anthology that will be prepared and distributed at the Reunion on July 8th and 9th, 2011. There will be a get together at Butch and Roylene Pelphrey’s home at 35 Kenro Road, Minford, Ohio 45653 on July 8th starting at 5:00 p.m. until ??? Hope you can attend and catch up on everyone or discuss old times. Several of you have attended the 25th and 40th Class of ’61 Reunions. Please try to attend this 50th. You can access a Website at http://clay1961grads.com/ we have put up to see some of the pictures that were taken then. I am sure you will recognize some of your former classmates!

    The Clay High School Alumni Dinner will be the evening of July 9, 2011 at a site to be determined. Bob Rowe is attempting to line up a tour of the old Clay High School for Saturday afternoon. There are new schools being built and the old High School is to be torn down at some point in the future. The Class of 1961 will be the featured class at the Alumni Dinner.

    Thanks for attending! We look forward to seeing you. If you are interested in being part of the planning, the next meeting will be at my office located at 631 7th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662 on March 28, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.

    Click HERE for the REUNION LETTER AND FORM




    2-11-2011....We have moved our site to a Banner Free full service domain handler, no no more crappy popups! We are having our 50th Renuion on July 9, 2011, and currently the location is to be determined. Check back often for more updates!



    7-7-06....The page is finally back up and running. We went and let it go and didn't even realize it was gone! But we are back up now, and we hope you will feel free to share pictures with us from the 25th, 40th, 45th and beyond! We hope to see you all tomorrow at the reunion at the Legion in portsmouth at 5:30pm!



    7-23-01....What a wonderful turn out we had at this year's reunion. We had 19 people show. I believe 4 or 5 of our classmates won prizes from tickets sold for the scholarship fund. The Scholarship donations were a success, and everyone had a Great Time! After the Reunion dinner, I, (Robert Cross), invited everyone over to my office, which was conviently located less than a block from the American Legion. I had on display the bios that were sent in (whether by e-mail or snail mail), as well as class pictures, Senior trip pictures, 25th reunion pictures, and beverages we are all still drinking. :) We would like to Thank Larry Grant for Donating A Year book to look through, as well as the Senior Class Pictures which may be posted sometime soon! Check out the 40th Reunion pictures now from the Picture page!


    7-10-01....Thanx to everyone who has sent their Bios in....for those of you who haven't, Please e-mail them to us ASAP. We are Still Searching for a few people who we were unable to contact. We will be e-mailing those of you who we have addresses for to find more information. Hope to see you this Saturday the 14th!


    6-25-01....Today we sent off the Official notices of our 40th High School reunion....We are hoping all the address we have are up to date, If not we may be requesting help on contacting our out-of-reach classmates.


    6-21-01....We will be sending our Home address verifications this week to make sure we have Updated addresses for everyone. If possible, Please send us your e-mail address with the RSVP or just e-mail us your e-mail address and mailing address so we may keep our records up to date.


    6-18-01....The 40th Class Reunion for Clay Highschools graduating class of 1961 will be held on July 14th. Please e-mail us if you need directions, or have comments about that day!


    6-15-01....Welcome to a New idea for the 1961 graduating Class of Clay High School. if you have pictures, Please e-mail them to us so that we may post them on our site. Also, tell all your class mates about this site, so that communication may be easier in the future. Thank you - ROBERT W. CROSS


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