The Clay County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone of a valuable resource to make your trick or treat nights safer in your neighborhood. The sheriff’s office spends several hours a year checking the status and addresses of sex offenders in this county. Sheriff Andy Myers would like to encourage all citizens to take time to check the Clay County Offender Watch Website before your area trick or treat night. You can find the site by going to the Sheriff’s page at www.claycountyillinois.org and clicking on “Click here to access Clay County's Sex Offender data”. This site will allow you to register for free e-mail alerts that will help keep you update on offenders living in your area. For further information, please call the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at 618-665-3316.