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Sawyers crowned Miss Piggott 2015, drawing winners named
Annual Piggott Picnic at Big Success (07/05/15)
Sawyers crowned Miss Piggott 2015, drawing winners named
A GED Success Story (07/02/15)
Cox to further her education in nursing
School Board Filing Period Underway (07/02/15)
Candidates may file until noon on Tuesday, July 7
Efforts Continue Through Rector Downtown Central, Inc. (07/02/15)
Group continues mission to revitalize downtown area
Upcoming Picnic Pageant Schedule (07/02/15)
Pageant schedule set for Pollard and St. Francis picnics
Suspects in Weekend Shooting Ordered Held on Bond (07/01/15)
Juvenile and local teen charged in Pollard shooting, ordered held on bond.
Potts-Hemann Named Farm Family of the Year (06/25/15)
Top county farmers named for 2015
Piggott Fourth of July Schedule Set (06/25/15)
Three $5,000 drawings will wrap up two day celebration July 3 and 4
WLSL Returns to Piggott Public Pool (06/25/15)
Effort serves to draw attention to water safety
Edwards Named Director of Home Health at PCH (06/25/15)
Local native, longtime employee takes on new role
Haywood Returns to Hometown Business (06/25/15)
Joins father in family business in Rector
PHS Cheerleaders Off to Strong Start (06/25/15)
Take top honors at NCA camp at Cape Girardeau
Knobel Robbery Suspects Remain Jailed (06/18/15)
Duo held on million dollar bond in detention center
Plans Complete for Piggott Fourth of July Picnic (06/18/15)
Gospel group Eternal Vision to headline entertainment
Inaugural History Luncheon Held at Rector (06/18/15)
Leland Blackshare speaker at first event
World's Largest Swimming Lesson Set (06/18/15)
Annual event set at Piggott Pool
Summer Reading Program Winds Down (06/18/15)
Final week to feature the Kinders at Rector and Piggott
Clay County Arts Council 'Celebration of the Arts' draws large crowd (06/11/15)
"When I walked into the room at the Community Center (Rector), I was astonished," shared Barbara Hamilton, recent honoree at the Clay County Arts Council's Celebration of the Arts held Saturday evening, June 6. A color scheme of various shades of rose and pink against a backdrop of black and silver set the festive atmosphere for the evening. ...
Piggott School Board votes to seek extension of current milage issue (06/11/15)
With an eye toward future needs, members of the Piggott School Board set the process in motion at Monday night's regular meeting to seek an extension of the district's current millage issue. Based on the recommendation of Marshall Hughes, with First Security, Beardsley Public Finance, board members voted to adopt a proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year, and to submit an application to the state for a permit to issue bonds for future construction...
Rector School Board handles light agenda (06/11/15)
The Rector School Board made multiple end-of-year decisions at the Monday monthly meeting. The board approved resignations from Linda Speer from the position of elementary special education aide and Hannah Gray from the agriculture teacher position...
Brad Head Start celebrates 50th Anniversary (06/11/15)
Both Piggott and Rector Head Start celebrated the 50th anniversary of the national program at their locations this month. The Piggott location began in 1990 in a small building located next to Piggott Elementary with only 18 children. In 2000 they moved to the current location at 1020 Taylor Street, where 32 infants/toddlers and 36 preschool attend daily...
Kennett man accused of wife's death freed on bond (06/11/15)
A Kennett man accused in the murder of his wife is out on bond. According to Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff McCormick, bond was set Thursday by Circuit Judge Robert Mayer at $1 million for Allan Branum, charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of his wife, Rector native, Regena Branum, in May 2014...
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