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Carnival, improved attendance mark 2014 event
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
Search party locates body of missing man (08/31/14)
Local authorities and volunteers are searching for Johnny Wade Schmidt, who was reported by family as missing from his home near Greenway early Sunday morning. Schmidt, 68, was last seen Saturday night, and is believed to have left his home either late in the night or early morning...
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
National Headlines
  • Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq....
  • Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases
    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic....
  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said....
  • Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges....
  • Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign....
  • State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody
    BOSTON (AP) -- Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said....
  • Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught
    In the thick of a difficult re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett could have been tempted to place himself front and center of the effort to capture the gunman who ambushed a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, killing a trooper and injuring another....
  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute....
  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
    SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists....
  • Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games....
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