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Large crowd on hand for annual dinner meeting, awards recognition
Piggott Chamber Banquet, Awards Ceremony Held (10/23/14)
Large crowd on hand for annual dinner meeting, awards recognition
Grant to Aid Updates at Chalk Bluff (10/23/14)
State grant monies for needed updates to facilities thanks to local lawmakers
PHS Marks Homecoming (10/23/14)
Annual activities held Friday, Oct. 17
Red Ribbon Week Set at Local Schools (10/23/14)
Activities and observances set at both local districts
Computers 4 Kids Delivers to PES (10/23/14)
Over two dozen families earn computers through training program
CCSD Receives Grant For New Vehicle (10/16/14)
New patrol vehicle to be acquired thanks to GIF funding
Area Impacted by Strong Storms (10/16/14)
Thousands of dollars in damages to homes and crops from squall line Monday
PHS Marks Football Homecoming (10/16/14)
Festivities set for Friday for Mohawk homecoming
RES Students Enjoy Toys of the Imagination (10/16/14)
Lego League stimulating creativity for GT students
Local School Boards Welcome New Members (10/16/14)
Trail and Roberts join Rector and Piggott boards
Dangerous Weather System Plows Through NEARK (10/13/14)
Frontal system already blamed for one death in state
Homecoming Set at Rector High School (10/09/14)
Royalty assembly, game with EPC set for Friday
Former President Clinton Speaks at ASU (10/09/14)
Offers encouragement to young people to vote
PHS Program Receives State Recognition (10/09/14)
ADE recognizes effort for five years of improved scores
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Held (10/09/14)
Hearty group of runners and walkers take part in fundraiser
Winetasting to Benefit HPMEC (10/09/14)
Event highlights upcoming Paris trip, to be held at Jonesboro
Scott captures state golf crown (10/08/14)
Kade Scott of Rector emerged victorious in the 2A state golf tournament at Thunder Bayou in Blytheville Wednesday afternoon. Scott, a junior, fired a 72 on the day, winning the championship by an impressive six strokes The Times-Democrat extends its congratulations to Scott for his outstanding performance. A more detailed story will appear in the Oct. 15 edition of the Times-Democrat...
Roberts Edges Rahn In School Board Runoff (10/07/14)
Runoff held for term on Piggott School Board
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Saturday at Fairgrounds (10/03/14)
5K run/walk fundraiser for Fair Association is scheduled
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K a Success (10/02/14)
Turnout and weather good for annual fundraiser
RES Gets High Tech Teaching Aids (10/02/14)
Rector students learn with new laptops
Deadline Friday for Chamber Tickets (10/02/14)
Annual Piggott Area Chamber of Commerce banquet is Oct. 14
Early Voting Underway in Piggott School Board Election (10/02/14)
Runoff election set for Oct. 7
Accident claims life of Rector man (10/01/14)
A tragic accident has claimed the life of a Rector man early Tuesday morning, according to a report issued by the Arkansas State Police. Adam Wheeler, 25, was killed following a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by Andrew Paul Mross of Paragould. ...
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K at Hand (09/25/14)
Proceeds from 2014 event to benefit PES student Dayton Gilkison
National Headlines
  • After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day....
  • Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
    MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries....
  • Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday....
  • WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March
    LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March....
  • Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power....
  • Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
    LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."...
  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets
    HONG KONG (AP) -- Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps....
  • Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria
    ONCUPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within their sight smugglers offer to take travelers across for a surprisingly small fee....
  • Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master....
  • Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis....
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