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Top News Videos
Area farmers unite to lend a hand to one of their own
Caring Neighbors, Hard at Work (11/20/14)
Area farmers unite to lend a hand to one of their own
Music Icon Bea Hitt Dead at 96 (11/20/14)
Longtime Piggott area resident was original member of Rhodes Family, rose to national prominence
PCH Heliport Project Receives Grant Funding (11/20/14)
Helipad at local hospital key to ER response ability
Fall Festival Held for Rector Pre-School Students, Families (11/20/14)
Annual event draws large crowd
HPMEC Fall Writer's Retreat (11/20/14)
Writers from several states take part in fall event
Area crews respond to fire near Marmaduke (11/13/14)
Marmaduke, Northeast Greene, Rector and Greenway firefighters responded to a house fire on 812 Greene County Road Thursday afternoon. The home was located approximately one-half of a mile off of Highway 49. Attempts were made early in the engagement to salvage the interior of the home, but the fire had spread to the point where a portion of the roof collapsed. ...
Veterans Day Wreath Ceremony Held (11/13/14)
Region marks Veterans Day with annual ceremony at Clay County courthouse
Rector City Council Hosts New Members (11/13/14)
Newly elected members in audience for first meeting since election
Christmas Fest Makes Change for 2014 (11/13/14)
Yule event in downtown Piggott makes move to Sunday afternoon, Dec. 7
Cotton Crop Producing Average Yields (11/13/14)
Average yields reported, although prices are down
Improvements at RCC, Craft Show Set (11/13/14)
Busy times at Rector Community Center
Red Ribbon Week Marked at Local Schools (11/06/14)
Rector and Piggott host observances during annual drug-free week
CCAC Hosts Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser (11/06/14)
Sell out event held at Sugar Creek Country Club in Piggott
Municipal Election Results (11/06/14)
Rector alderman races decided, Corning mayoral race to a runoff
Local Woman Named to AMMC Honor (11/06/14)
Vangilder employee of the year at medical center
Republicans Post Big Wins in Mid-Term Election (11/06/14)
Turnout heavy in Clay County
Tuesday Morning Crash Claims Life of Rector Teen (10/30/14)
Accident on west edge of Kennett not discovered for hours
Red Ribbon Week Underway at Local Schools (10/30/14)
Annual observance continues at RES and PES through Friday
Rector Youths Featured in Tourism Promotion (10/30/14)
National campaign by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Area Native Debuts New Book (10/30/14)
Jen Teachenor to attend reading of new book, Beautiful Life, Thursday at HPMEC
National 4-H Month Draws to a Close (10/30/14)
Clay County 4-H Clubs mark annual observance, welcome new members
National Headlines
  • Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries
    TOKYO (AP) -- A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials said....
  • Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend....
  • Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle....
  • Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
    Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it....
  • AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say....
  • As Cosby allegations spiral, fallout mounts
    Since renewed allegations of sexual assault erupted in late October, Bill Cosby has seen a career resurgence begin to crumble. Here's what's happened since Oct. 31:...
  • Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown....
  • Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation....
  • Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press....
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