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What will you remember most about the winter of 2013-14?
 The impact of the winter weather on schools, business and such
 The impact the weather had on roads, bridges and infrastructure
 The high utility bills related to the bad weather
 Missing much more school than average, and its impact
 Thunder-snow, and other blizzard type conditions
 Not much
 All of the above

Top News Videos
Variety of activities for holiday weekend
Easter Celebrations Set for Coming Weekend (04/17/14)
Variety of activities for holiday weekend
CCAC Brings Unique Puppet Show to Rector (04/17/14)
Bits N' Pieces show to be staged at Rector Community Center thanks to CCAC
Works of Jared Vaughn Featured at Art Show (04/17/14)
Public invited to show Friday afternoon, April 18, at Piggott State Bank
Piggott School Board Meets (04/17/14)
Approve purchases of band uniforms, new computers
Moon Rock Exhibit Coming to MKPM (04/17/14)
Local museum to host display of moon rocks, meteorites
WATCH D.O.G.S. Program a Success at PES (04/17/14)
National program comes to local campus
FFA Auction Highlights Big Weekend in Piggott (04/10/14)
Good crowds on hand for annual events as weather cooperates
CCAC to Host Puppet Theater (04/10/14)
Two big shows set at Rector Community Center
Clay County Relay for Life Schedule Set (04/10/14)
Organizers announce dates for breakfast, survivor dinner and relay
PSB to Host Art Show by Jared Vaughn (04/10/14)
Show to feature works of popular artist in main lobby
Wiley-Jones to Read Memoir at HPMEC (04/10/14)
Local native returning for book reading at Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum
Big Weekend At Hand in Piggott Area (04/03/14)
Piggott FFA auction, city wide yard sale highlight events and activities for Saturday, April 5
Williams Seeks to Link Past and Future (04/03/14)
Rector Community Museum director attends state meeting
Basketball Legend Lemon Visits Clay County (04/03/14)
Meadowlark makes return visit, speaks at local churches
Rector Memorial Park A Treat for Residents (04/03/14)
Rector Nursing and Rehab residents enjoy access to nearby park as weather improves
PCH Participates in PHS Career Day (04/03/14)
Hospital staff share work information, experiences with students on medical careers.
Scurlocks Remain Active in NFB (04/03/14)
Organization seeks to educate public on blindness, and the needs of the blind
Events Scheduled in Downtown Piggott (03/27/14)
Band, gospel concerts to mark anniversary of bandstand
Gamblin Publishes First Book (03/27/14)
Volume designed as a reference tool
Health, Safety and Science Fair Draws Big Crowd (03/27/14)
Annual fair at PES continues to grow
Boyd Retires as OEM Coordinator (03/27/14)
Former Representative, County Judge, steps down
Rector FFA Students Excel (03/27/14)
Outstanding in shows and career development events
Annual Career Fair Held at PHS (03/27/14)
Full day of events, presentations held
National Headlines
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    BOSTON (AP) -- In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston....
  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado
    DENVER (AP) -- Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday....
  • Celebrating Easter _ and creativity _ in New York
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits....
  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation
    JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300....
  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters....
  • APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking....
  • GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon
    LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) -- The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade....
  • AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events
    From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event - the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus....
  • In West Bank, teen offenders face different fates
    BEIT UMAR, West Bank (AP) -- The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence. They lived just a few minutes away from one another in the West Bank. And both were accused of throwing stones at vehicles, one day after the other....
  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home....
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