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Special hunt held at Liberty Hill Outfitters
Wounded Veteran Treated to Pheasant Hunt (03/26/15)
Special hunt held at Liberty Hill Outfitters
Sonic to Return to Piggott (03/26/15)
Project in planning stages, will bring 40 to 60 jobs to city
ALE Event at PHS Includes Wounded Warrior Fundraiser (03/26/15)
Return of Sadie Hawkins Day included in annual ALE expo
Carter Headlines Kennett Chamber Banquet (03/26/15)
Encourages membership to be open and ready
Body Discovered in Central Clay County (03/19/15)
Death of Corning man determined to be from natural causes
CCAC Celebrates Young Artists (03/19/15)
Annual art show and reception held at Rector Community Center
Piggott School Board Votes to Extend Day (03/19/15)
Approves longer days to help make-up snow days
Proudest Kid in Piggott Winners Named (03/19/15)
Mayor recognizes winner in annual Chamber of Commerce essay contest
Haley Set for Well-Earned Retirement (03/19/15)
Concluding 30 years of service at Clay County Abstract, Inc.
Quorum Court Talks Budget, Election Costs (03/19/15)
Deadline looms to seek reimbursement for election costs
Thor Roars Through Much of Nation (03/12/15)
Winter goes out with a bang with deadly winter storm
Dodd Recognized by USAF For Top Evaluation (03/12/15)
First to record perfect score
Annual Rector FFA Dinner-Auction a Big Hit (03/12/15)
Popular fundraiser generates $9,000 for RHS chapter
CCAC Event Features Local Artists (03/12/15)
Art show set at Rector Community Center
Car Show Planning Continues, T-Shirts Now on Sale (03/12/15)
Early entries now being accepted
Thor Hammers Clay County, Much of Eastern U.S. (03/05/15)
Ice and heavy snow accumulations to be followed by near zero temperatures
Rector Cotton Ginner Earns Prestigious Award (03/05/15)
Sain earns five-state SCGA honor as he begins 28th crop year
Area One Special Olympics Visits PHS (03/05/15)
Annual basketball skills competition held in PHS gym
Chili Cook-Off a Huge Success (03/05/15)
Annual fundraiser for RCC held in honor of Rogers, draws great response
Young Authors Complete Program at HPMEC (03/05/15)
Local museum hosts after school workshops for young writers
Winter Storm Thor Blasts Heartland (03/04/15)
Rain to change to sleet, then snow, with five to eight inches of accumulation possible
National Headlines
  • Arab summit: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebels withdraw
    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region....
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it....
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call....
  • Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional turmoil, igniting a diplomatic crisis....
  • Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family
    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France....
  • More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting
    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control....
  • Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing
    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries....
  • Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday....
  • AP Exclusive: Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits....
  • Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?...
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