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Accident on west edge of Kennett not discovered for hours
Tuesday Morning Crash Claims Life of Rector Teen (10/30/14)
Accident on west edge of Kennett not discovered for hours
Red Ribbon Week Underway at Local Schools (10/30/14)
Annual observance continues at RES and PES through Friday
Rector Youths Featured in Tourism Promotion (10/30/14)
National campaign by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Area Native Debuts New Book (10/30/14)
Jen Teachenor to attend reading of new book, Beautiful Life, Thursday at HPMEC
National 4-H Month Draws to a Close (10/30/14)
Clay County 4-H Clubs mark annual observance, welcome new members
Piggott Chamber Banquet, Awards Ceremony Held (10/23/14)
Large crowd on hand for annual dinner meeting, awards recognition
Grant to Aid Updates at Chalk Bluff (10/23/14)
State grant monies for needed updates to facilities thanks to local lawmakers
PHS Marks Homecoming (10/23/14)
Annual activities held Friday, Oct. 17
Red Ribbon Week Set at Local Schools (10/23/14)
Activities and observances set at both local districts
Computers 4 Kids Delivers to PES (10/23/14)
Over two dozen families earn computers through training program
CCSD Receives Grant For New Vehicle (10/16/14)
New patrol vehicle to be acquired thanks to GIF funding
Area Impacted by Strong Storms (10/16/14)
Thousands of dollars in damages to homes and crops from squall line Monday
PHS Marks Football Homecoming (10/16/14)
Festivities set for Friday for Mohawk homecoming
RES Students Enjoy Toys of the Imagination (10/16/14)
Lego League stimulating creativity for GT students
Local School Boards Welcome New Members (10/16/14)
Trail and Roberts join Rector and Piggott boards
Dangerous Weather System Plows Through NEARK (10/13/14)
Frontal system already blamed for one death in state
Homecoming Set at Rector High School (10/09/14)
Royalty assembly, game with EPC set for Friday
Former President Clinton Speaks at ASU (10/09/14)
Offers encouragement to young people to vote
PHS Program Receives State Recognition (10/09/14)
ADE recognizes effort for five years of improved scores
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Held (10/09/14)
Hearty group of runners and walkers take part in fundraiser
Winetasting to Benefit HPMEC (10/09/14)
Event highlights upcoming Paris trip, to be held at Jonesboro
Scott captures state golf crown (10/08/14)
Kade Scott of Rector emerged victorious in the 2A state golf tournament at Thunder Bayou in Blytheville Wednesday afternoon. Scott, a junior, fired a 72 on the day, winning the championship by an impressive six strokes The Times-Democrat extends its congratulations to Scott for his outstanding performance. A more detailed story will appear in the Oct. 15 edition of the Times-Democrat...
Roberts Edges Rahn In School Board Runoff (10/07/14)
Runoff held for term on Piggott School Board
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Saturday at Fairgrounds (10/03/14)
5K run/walk fundraiser for Fair Association is scheduled
National Headlines
  • Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle
    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists....
  • Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off....
  • As election closes in, Obama on center stage
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Clashing views from the White House and Republicans about the nation's trajectory are closing out the final week before Election Day....
  • Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene....
  • Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site
    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another....
  • Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefits
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report....
  • 'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein
    MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) -- Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, and his height and weight, Malkowski was certain he had his man....
  • Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago....
  • Hong Kong protests promise political game change
    HONG KONG (AP) -- Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares....
  • Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse in who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola....
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