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Good turnout for annual New Hope Cemetery fundraiser, despite heat and humidity
Pollard Picnic Draws Good Crowds (07/16/14)
Good turnout for annual New Hope Cemetery fundraiser, despite heat and humidity
Annual St. Francis Picnic is at Hand (07/16/14)
Full schedule awaits visitors on Saturday, July 19
County And Cities Benefit From Sales Tax Dollars (07/16/14)
First returns in from tax approved last October
Meeting Set to Focus On Downtown Rector (07/16/14)
Main Street Arkansas effort coming to Clay County
Magee Seeks Re-Election as Piggott City Clerk (07/16/14)
Announces candidacy for third term in office
Area Seniors Compete in Jonesboro Event (07/16/14)
Rector and Piggott teams take part in Wii bowling tourney at Turtle Creek Mall
Piggott Library Wraps Up Successful Summer Reading Effort (07/16/14)
Annual summer reading program a big success, record numbers of kids reached
Local Team Ropers Competing at NHSFR (07/15/14)
Haney and Murray set to rope at 66th annual event in Wyoming
Piggott Celebrates Fourth of July With Annual Picnic (07/10/14)
Large crowds and moderate weather spell success for annual fundraiser
Rector Museum Grows Through Donations (07/10/14)
Special donors to museum make expansion project possible
Annual Pollard Picnic at Hand (07/10/14)
Full schedule of pageants, activities set for Saturday
Summer Reading Program at Success at Rector Library (07/10/14)
Hundreds turn out for popular summer reading program
Ultimate Oldies Returns to Rector (07/10/14)
Tickets on sale for popular showcase of talent
Piggott Celebrates With Annual Picnic (07/05/14)
Fourth of July Picnic enjoys great weather, crowds
World War II Veterans to Lead Piggott Parade (07/03/14)
Tim Tanner and Norman Steward named Grand Marshals for Piggott Fourth of July parade
Piggott Mayor, Regional Leader, Gerald Morris Dies at Age 80 (07/03/14)
City and region continue to mourn sudden death of Morris
Dr. Clopton, Renowned Physician and RHS grad, Dead at 81 (07/03/14)
Considered the dean of physicians in Northeast Arkansas
4-H Sets Terrific Tuesday Schedule (07/03/14)
Variety of offerings on consecutive Tuesdays in July at fairgrounds
Piggott Mayor Morris Dies Suddenly (06/26/14)
City offices closed Thursday and Friday as community mourns loss of Gerald Morris
Wounded Warrior Project Benefit Held (06/26/14)
Redmon remembered at memorial roping event at fairgrounds in Piggott
Schedule Set for Piggott Fourth of July Picnic (06/26/14)
Full weekend of activities set for 87th event to benefit the Piggott Cemetery
Ride The Fault Line Bike Tour Visits Piggott (06/26/14)
Second annual bicycle tour makes rest stop at local museum
Food For Thought at Local Schools (06/26/14)
Summer feeding program benefits area kids, regardless of income or other guidelines
National Headlines
  • US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire
    CAIRO (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support as he pushes for a Mideast cease-fire, but he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution....
  • Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of deadly fighting....
  • Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion....
  • Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick....
  • Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89....
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet
    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine....
  • Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels
    LONDON (AP) -- "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner....
  • Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls....
  • Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says....
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre....
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