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Top News Videos
Authorities in Louisiana report discovery of body of missing local man in Intracoastal Waterway
Body of Missing Piggott Man Found (12/01/15)
Authorities in Louisiana report discovery of body of missing local man in Intracoastal Waterway
Piggott Community Sharing Hearts Makes Donations (11/25/15)
Organization donates to meet Christmas, everyday needs for local students
Small Business Saturday is Set (11/25/15)
Free breakfast being hosted at RCC
Christmas Celebrations, Parades Set (11/25/15)
Christmas events set in Rector and Piggott
Ag For Autism and Make-A-Wish to Host Event (11/25/15)
Second annual auction and benefit dinner is scheduled
Fundraisers Benefit "Mo's" Battle With MS (11/25/15)
Effort underway to help local woman with treatments
Veterans Day Wreath Ceremony Held (11/19/15)
Annual observance held at veteran's memorial in Piggott
Rector Craft Fair Saturday (11/19/15)
RCC to host annual fundraiser
Quorum Court Approves 2016 Budget (11/19/15)
JPs talk finances at November monthly meeting
Rector Fire Department Gains New Equipment (11/19/15)
Breathing units and thermal imagers purchased with grant funds
Christmas Fest Schedule Set for 2015 (11/19/15)
Vendors and parade entries sought for annual holiday festival
Storm System Leaves Widespread Flooding (11/18/15)
Rivers continue to rise from day of heavy rains
County Races Develop for March Primaries (11/12/15)
Miller draws opposition for sheriff, judge race contested
Rector High Music Department Benefits From HHF Donation (11/12/15)
Foundation reaches out to help students improve their musical educations
Piggott School Board Reviews Bond Sale (11/12/15)
Approves purchases, new soft drink vendor, at regular meeting
Main Street Arkansas Official Visits Rector (11/12/15)
Addresses meeting of RDC
Grave's Gin, a Staple in Clay County Agriculture (11/12/15)
Last gin standing of 17 which operated in the county
Veteran's Day (11/11/15)
Nation pauses to remember, annual ceremony set
Trip to Masters Gift For Local Young Golfer (11/05/15)
Former Mohawk makes trip possible for 2A state champ Cougar
CCAC Fashion Show a Success (11/05/15)
Annual event generates funds for scholarship effort
Filing Period Continues for March Primaries (11/05/15)
Filing continues through noon Monday at clerk's offices
RHS Student to Compete in National Pageant (11/05/15)
In the Arkansas division of Miss Teen of America pageant in Texas
Annual Rector Craft Show Draws Near (11/05/15)
Proceeds benefit improvements, upkeep of community center
National Headlines
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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car....
  • Facebook CEO, now a father, will give away most of his money
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Talk about birth announcements: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife say they'll devote nearly all their wealth - roughly $45 billion - to solving the world's problems in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max....
  • Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
    LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that parts of the global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the countries that sign on, setting up a potential fight with Republicans at home....
  • Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times....
  • For gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death
    REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) -- Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel....
  • US sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants who are unleashing violence and are determined to hold territory they have seized in Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday....
  • Bush spends millions on TV but has yet to rise in GOP race
    DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- Jeb Bush and his allies are spending circles around his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination. Yet for all the money they've invested - $26 million on television ads alone - they've yet to see a substantial return....
  • Voters wonder if Cruz can heal Washington's bitter divisions
    CLINTON, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Republican Sharon Gilbert thinks her party veered off course in the past two presidential elections by nominating candidates who were too moderate....
  • Iraqi forces surround Ramadi, but it could be a long siege
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- After months of sluggish progress, stalled advances and outright failures, Iraqi troops and militias backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have surrounded the key city of Ramadi and appear poised to launch a new attempt to wrest it from the Islamic State group....
  • Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade
    WELCH, W.Va. (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day....
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