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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
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K a Success (10/02/14)
Turnout and weather good for annual fundraiser
National Headlines
  • Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday....
  • Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight
    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week....
  • Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting
    SEATTLE (AP) -- One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago....
  • 2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava
    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow....
  • Early votes exceed 15 million _ but who benefits?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading into the final weekend of a campaign with control of the Senate, the U.S. House and 36 governorships at stake....
  • Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo
    It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying before he was diagnosed Sept. 30 with Ebola. Hazmat suit-clad workers piled shoes, carpets, mattresses, bed sheets, clothes and kids' backpacks into 140 55-gallon drums. Only a few items were salvaged: a computer hard drive, legal documents, family photos, an old Bible belonging to Duncan's grandmother....
  • Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola....
  • After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief
    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse....
  • AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete....
  • Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West
    UNDATED (AP) -- With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region - the survival or fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad - there is still no plan....
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