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Proceeds from 2014 event to benefit PES student Dayton Gilkison
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K at Hand (09/25/14)
Proceeds from 2014 event to benefit PES student Dayton Gilkison
Unique Program Offered at RES (09/25/14)
Rachel's Challenge promotes compassion and caring
Ticket Deadline Nears for Chamber Banquet (09/25/14)
Annual Piggott Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Oct. 14
Trail Elected to Rector School Board (09/25/14)
Local attorney unopposed for vacant seat
PES Hosting Annual Fall Festival (09/25/14)
Popular event set for Friday, Sept. 26
New Extension Agent for Western District (09/25/14)
Newest staff member to work out of Corning office
New and Improved Clay County Fair a Hit (09/18/14)
Carnival, improved attendance mark 2014 event
Native American Day Draws Good Crowd (09/18/14)
Local museum hosts 11th annual event
Clay County Rodeo This Friday and Saturday (09/18/14)
Rodeo action set at fairgrounds arena in Piggott
Clay County Arts Council Fashion Show is Set (09/18/14)
CCAC making plans for major fundraiser
Run-Off Set in Piggott School Board Election (09/16/14)
Rahn and Roberts out-poll Sanders, run-off set for Oct. 7
Full Schedule for Saturday in Piggott (09/13/14)
Final day of fair, Native American Day to enjoy good weather
Former County Judge, State Rep., Travis Boyd Dead at Age 70 (09/11/14)
Knobel native later served as OEM coordinator
It's Clay County Fair Time (09/11/14)
Annual fair runs through Saturday, carnival open daily
Native American Day This Saturday (09/11/14)
Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum to mark 11th annual event on grounds of local museum
Three Candidates for Piggott School Board (09/11/14)
School election is Tuesday, Sept. 16, early voting underway
Rector Board Honors Turner, Celebrates Increased Enrollment (09/11/14)
Turner recognized for 23 years of service at board meeting
Rector campaign stop to be featured on CNN (09/04/14)
The highly contested U.S. Senate race between Tom Cotton and incumbent Mark Pryor which brought a CNN interview team to the Rector Labor Day Picnic, will be featured on the network between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer...
Good Crowds for Annual Rector Labor Day Picnic (09/04/14)
Weather cooperates, turnout good for full weekend of activities and events in Rector
Searchers Recover Body of Missing Man (09/04/14)
No foul play suspected in death of Greenway area man
Candidates Visit Rector Labor Day Picnic (09/04/14)
Senate race draws national attention
Native American Day Set at Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum (09/04/14)
Native American flute performance added for 11th annual event
Large Crowd Enjoys Ultimate Oldies Show (09/04/14)
Popular entertainers pack RCC in Labor Day Weekend performance
National Headlines
  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US
    DALLAS (AP) -- Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa....
  • Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year's end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following the Pentagon's withdrawal....
  • Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of security before finally being tackled deep inside the White House....
  • Forensic link at center of missing Va student case
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Virginia police aren't saying much at all about their evidence against a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but they seem to be working systematically to link his DNA to an expanding circle of attacks on women, a criminal defense expert suggested Tuesday....
  • Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray
    SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping....
  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman's body in a shallow grave at a concrete company....
  • Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters
    HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997....
  • Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job
    DENVER (AP) -- Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it....
  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media
    BEIJING (AP) -- China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events....
  • Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading
    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, and had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings," but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man's suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said Tuesday....
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