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Something for everyone as community marks annual celebration
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
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  • EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctions
    BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union is giving Russia a one-week ultimatum to scale back its intervention in Ukraine or face additional economic sanctions....
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    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision....
  • 5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters
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  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel....
  • Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains
    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) -- As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter....
  • Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria....
  • Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care
    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business....
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