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Local authorities and volunteers are searching for Johnny Wade Schmidt, who was reported by family as missing from his home near Greenway early Sunday morning. Schmidt, 68, was last seen Saturday night, and is believed to...
CCSD searching for missing Greenway man (08/31/14)
Local authorities and volunteers are searching for Johnny Wade Schmidt, who was reported by family as missing from his home near Greenway early Sunday morning. Schmidt, 68, was last seen Saturday night, and is believed to have left his home either late in the night or early morning...
Full Schedule For Rector's Labor Day Weekend (08/28/14)
Something for everyone as community marks annual celebration
CCAC Makes Donation in Support of SCCC (08/28/14)
Arts Council offer donation to frequent venue for events
Ultimate Oldies Show at Hand (08/28/14)
Popular performance a highlight of Labor Day weekend
Volunteers Come Together (08/28/14)
Neighbor 2 Neighbor works to improve Rector
Clay County Fair Plans Complete, Parade Entries Sought (08/28/14)
Annual fair set for Sept. 10 to 13, armbands on sale for carnival
Municipal Filing Complete for 2014 (08/21/14)
Full county-wide rundown of upcoming municipal election
Longtime Rector Residents Named Grand Marshals (08/21/14)
Couple have been attending Labor Day Picnic since the 1940's
Special Singing to Benefit Food Pantry (08/21/14)
Bobby Richardson slated as guest performer
Familiar Face Absent From Rector Elementary School (08/21/14)
Manning enjoying the benefits of her retirement
Armband Sales Continue for Clay County Fair Carnival (08/21/14)
Fair to feature Crescent City Amusements
Municipal Filing Deadline Passes (08/14/14)
Ballot set for fall, contested races develop
Cagle Shines at State Pageant (08/14/14)
Chosen as Ms. Senior Arkansas, set to represent state
Coyle, French Complete Long Careers at PES (08/14/14)
Long time local teachers combined for a total of 67 productive years in the classroom
Ultimate Oldies Coming to Rector (08/14/14)
Popular performance to be part of Labor Day festivities
HPMEC to Host Lost Generation Dinner (08/14/14)
Event to benefit museum's educational efforts
84th Annual Greenway Picnic a Success (08/07/14)
Erica Cluck crowned Miss Greenway for 2014
New Truck for Greenway FD (08/07/14)
New unit on display at annual picnic
Roofe Seeks Rector Mayor Post (08/07/14)
Municipal filing period continues
Carnival Coming to Clay County Fair (08/07/14)
Armband sales underway as carnival scheduled for annual fair
Plans Continue for Rector Labor Day Events (08/07/14)
Pre-registration for 5K underway, pageant schedule announced
Minis Takes the States Tour Visits Clay County (08/07/14)
Coast-to-coast Mini tour travels through region en route to Boston
Mini Takes the States Tour Visits Region (08/04/14)
Over 1,000 Mini's passing through en route to Boston
National Headlines
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage
    HAVANA (AP) -- Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting....
  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain
    LONDON (AP) -- The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk....
  • No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception....
  • Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town....
  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests
    ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign....
  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question....
  • UN backs inquiry of IS group's alleged crimes
    GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq....
  • Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks....
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