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Top News Videos
Accident occurred Friday, Oct. 2, just south of city
Car-Train Crash Claims Life of Rector Man (10/08/15)
Accident occurred Friday, Oct. 2, just south of city
PHS Set for Football Homecoming (10/08/15)
Full slate of festivities Friday lead-up to contest with Cedar Ridge
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K Held (10/08/15)
Local annual fundraiser promotes autism awareness
Rector City Council Hires Consultants (10/08/15)
Approves grant effort for fire department
ASP Investigates Single Car Crash (10/07/15)
Stanford woman airlifted following Tuesday crash
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K Saturday (10/01/15)
Annual fundraising "color run" to benefit autism awareness, ArKids Academy effort
Rector High School to Host Football Homecoming (10/01/15)
Cougars to host Greyhounds, festivities at 6:30 Friday evening
MKPM Hosts Native American Day (10/01/15)
Good crowd for 12th annual event despite wet weather
Skateboard Committee Formed in Rector (10/01/15)
Group of citizens and youth to address concerns
Piggott Home Heavily Damaged by Fire (10/01/15)
Luckily no injuries to occupants in early morning blaze
Clay County Rodeo to Recognize Veterans (09/25/15)
Rodeo set for Friday and Saturday at fairgrounds in Piggott
Native American Day Saturday at MKPM (09/24/15)
Local museum set for 12th annual event to celebrate Native American heritage
Finances Dominate QC Meeting (09/24/15)
Budget effort underway with new requests
Clay County Arts Council Planning Annual Show (09/24/15)
Fall fashion show to be held at Sugar Creek Country Club
Registration Underway for Rickman/Brown 5K (09/24/15)
"Color" fun run/walk to benefit ArKids Academy
Rahn Wins Piggott School Board Race (09/24/15)
Out-polls Lipsey for five year seat, millage extension also favored by patrons
Clay County Fair Underway (09/17/15)
Runs through Saturday at fairgrounds in Piggott
Howell Family Farms Sorgham Mill Open (09/17/15)
Benefit breakfast for Hitts Chapel Saturday
School Boards Meet (09/17/15)
Area school boards meet, Piggott hosts public meeting
Global Adventurer Makes Stop in Rector (09/17/15)
Journey to "Heart of America" began as tribute
Rahn Over Lipsey For Piggott School Board (09/15/15)
Piggott patrons approve extension of current millage rate
Clay County Fair at Hand (09/14/15)
Scott crowned Miss Clay County Saturday evening
National Headlines
  • World's biggest beer makers agree to join forces
    BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft....
  • Russian missile-maker contradicts Dutch MH17 crash report
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Relatives of people killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 said Tuesday they have been told an official investigation has concluded the jet was destroyed by a Buk missile, but the Russian maker of the weapon says its own probe contradicts the Dutch findings....
  • Jerusalem attacks kill 3, escalate wave of violence
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- A pair of Palestinian men boarded a bus in Jerusalem and began shooting and stabbing passengers, while another assailant rammed a car into a bus station before stabbing bystanders, in near-simultaneous attacks Tuesday that escalated a monthlong wave of violence. Three Israelis and one attacker were killed....
  • Playboy magazine to end publishing fully nude female photos
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign, the decades-old magazine announced Tuesday....
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  • Turkey bans rally by activists mourning colleagues
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish authorities on Tuesday banned a protest rally and march by trade union and civic society activists who lost friends and colleagues in Turkey's bloodiest terror attack, but hundreds of people defiantly gathered for the protest....
  • Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally
    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria....
  • AP Exclusive: Clinton server's software had hacking risk
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press....
  • Jerusalem hospital copes with treating victims and attackers
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- As a wave of violence sweeps across Jerusalem, victims and perpetrators are often surprised to be reunited - at each other's bedside in the city's largest emergency ward....
  • Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist calling for "political revolution."...
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