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Monday, July 28, 2014
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Summer storm on Wednesday results in damage reports
Storm System Brings Wind Damage to Region (07/24/14)
Summer storm on Wednesday results in damage reports
Big Crowds Enjoy Annual St. Francis Picnic (07/24/14)
Great weather for annual fundraiser for Hall and Gravel Hill cemeteries.
Revitalizing Downtown Rector a Team Effort (07/24/14)
Funding and guidance being offered to aid with organizing project
Stuff the Box School Supply Drive Underway (07/24/14)
Donations to effort will benefit local students
Local Minister, Author Meets Van Impes (07/24/14)
Shelton invited to visit at ministry headquarters in Michigan
Pollard Picnic Draws Good Crowds (07/16/14)
Good turnout for annual New Hope Cemetery fundraiser, despite heat and humidity
Annual St. Francis Picnic is at Hand (07/16/14)
Full schedule awaits visitors on Saturday, July 19
County And Cities Benefit From Sales Tax Dollars (07/16/14)
First returns in from tax approved last October
Meeting Set to Focus On Downtown Rector (07/16/14)
Main Street Arkansas effort coming to Clay County
Magee Seeks Re-Election as Piggott City Clerk (07/16/14)
Announces candidacy for third term in office
Area Seniors Compete in Jonesboro Event (07/16/14)
Rector and Piggott teams take part in Wii bowling tourney at Turtle Creek Mall
Piggott Library Wraps Up Successful Summer Reading Effort (07/16/14)
Annual summer reading program a big success, record numbers of kids reached
Local Team Ropers Competing at NHSFR (07/15/14)
Haney and Murray set to rope at 66th annual event in Wyoming
Piggott Celebrates Fourth of July With Annual Picnic (07/10/14)
Large crowds and moderate weather spell success for annual fundraiser
Rector Museum Grows Through Donations (07/10/14)
Special donors to museum make expansion project possible
Annual Pollard Picnic at Hand (07/10/14)
Full schedule of pageants, activities set for Saturday
Summer Reading Program at Success at Rector Library (07/10/14)
Hundreds turn out for popular summer reading program
Ultimate Oldies Returns to Rector (07/10/14)
Tickets on sale for popular showcase of talent
Piggott Celebrates With Annual Picnic (07/05/14)
Fourth of July Picnic enjoys great weather, crowds
World War II Veterans to Lead Piggott Parade (07/03/14)
Tim Tanner and Norman Steward named Grand Marshals for Piggott Fourth of July parade
Piggott Mayor, Regional Leader, Gerald Morris Dies at Age 80 (07/03/14)
City and region continue to mourn sudden death of Morris
Dr. Clopton, Renowned Physician and RHS grad, Dead at 81 (07/03/14)
Considered the dean of physicians in Northeast Arkansas
4-H Sets Terrific Tuesday Schedule (07/03/14)
Variety of offerings on consecutive Tuesdays in July at fairgrounds
National Headlines
  • Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday....
  • Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
    SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there....
  • Take off your clothes to make it in TV
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A male contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind, and didn't need to use his imagination....
  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation....
  • 5 things to know about coal trade, global warming
    As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:...
  • Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution....
  • Chinese police remove church cross amid crackdown
    BEIJING (AP) -- Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity....
  • Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing
    Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated. Today, we still don't know what exactly happened to Korean Airlines Flight 007....
  • Analysis: Clinton drama hangs over GOP lawsuit
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily....
  • Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine
    SACO, Maine (AP) -- Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker....
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