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Top News Videos
  • Lindsay Lohan to Star in Esurance Super Bowl Ad
    If you plan to watch the Super Bowl this year, look out for Lohan. The actress stars in Esurance's latest advertisement that will air during the big game. The auto insurance provider released a behind the scenes video to preview the ad featuring the actress. Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has the details.
  • Not Going To The Super Bowl May Still Cost You More Than $75
    The National Retail Federation estimates the average person not going to the game will spend an average of more than $75 on clothes, food and even a new TV.
  • NH Lottery Cooks Up Bacon-scented Scratchers
    The New Hampshire Lottery is serving up its scratch tickets with a side of Bacon. Officials say sales of the new bacon-scented tickets are outpacing other offerings. (Jan. 30)
  • Mitt Romney is not running in 2016
    Two-time former presidential candidate Mitt Romney told supporters on a conference call Friday he will not seek the Republican Party nomination for president in 2016, despite recent polls that show him leading in the polls.
  • NYC Firefighters Rescue Boy From Bronx River
    Firefighters rescued a boy who was stranded on ice on the frozen Bronx River on Thursday. A girl who was with him fell into the water, but reached shore before firefighters arrived. (Jan. 30)
  • Suge Knight Reportedly Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Compton
    A fatal hit-and-run collision in Compton was being investigated Thursday afternoon, when rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was reportedly involved in a fatal crash in the same area. Rick Chambers reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.
  • Video shows meeting that snared scientist
    ==RESENDING WITH UPDATED HEADLINE=== ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Surveillance video released by the U.S. Department of Justice shows Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, a a former scientist at the Los
  • Senate Passes Bill for Keystone XL Pipeline
    The Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. (Jan. 29)
  • Prosecutors open case against ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez
    In this Massachusetts court, prosecutors open their case against Former New England Patriots' star, Aaron Hernandez. They say security footage from 2013 shows Hernandez with a gun, and with two
  • Raw: Police Storm Studio Held Up by Armed Man
    Police arrested a 19-year-old gunman stormed into the headquarters of Netherlands national broadcaster NOS on Thursday, demanding airtime. (Jan. 29)
  • Obama: Record Shows Middle-Class Economics Works
    President Barack Obama told a gathering of Democratic lawmakers that he welcomed Republicans who are talking about addressing income inequality and poverty. (Jan. 29)
  • Atty: Suge Knight Behind Wheel in Deadly Crash
    A lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says the Death Row Records founder was driving a car that struck two men, killing one, in Compton, California on Thursday night. Police are investigating. (Jan. 29)
Home destroyed by apparent gas leak
Pollard Woman Survives Explosion (01/29/15)
Home destroyed by apparent gas leak
Rector High School Homecoming at Hand (01/29/15)
Basketball homecoming Friday evening at RHS against EPC
PHS Set for Homecoming (01/29/15)
Contest Friday night against Corning Bobcats
Piggott Council Chooses New Alderman (01/29/15)
Benbrook elected to unexpired term of Mayor Poole
Tickets Deadline Soon for CCAC Production (01/29/15)
Murder mystery dinner theatre event set at Rector Community Center
Seegraves Honored by USTA (01/22/15)
Recognized for contributions to the community, dedication to promoting tennis
Lin Wins Clay County Spelling Bee (01/22/15)
PHS eighth grader wins for second year in a row
Cast Continues to Prep for CCAC Event (01/22/15)
Murder-mystery dinner theatre event set for Feb. 7, tickets now on sale
Love of Art Leads to Trip of a Lifetime (01/22/15)
PHS grad studying abroad in Spain
Rector High Band Members Named All-Region (01/22/15)
Program continues to make great strides
Piggott Firefighters Battle Smoky Blaze (01/16/15)
Firemen respond to fire at trucking company shop Friday
Girl Scout Cookie Sales Underway (01/15/15)
Annual sales effort kicked-off with rally at PCC
Piggott Firefighters Respond to Calls (01/15/15)
House fire, grass fire, reported by PFD
Local School Boards Meet (01/15/15)
Rector and Piggott boards hold first meetings of 2015
Liquor Store Robbery Suspect Nabbed (01/15/15)
Arrest made in recent armed robbery
Lovelace Recognized by McDonalds (01/15/15)
Local owner/operator touted for outstanding performance
Piggott Firefighters Extinguish Mid-Day Blaze (01/09/15)
Fire on Terminal Road prompts temporary closure
Quorum Court Gathers to Begin New Year (01/08/15)
New sheriff and JP attend first meeting of their terms
New Mayor Presides Over First Council Meeting of 2015 (01/08/15)
Mayor Jim Poole, Piggott Aldermen, hold organizational meeting to begin 2015
Rector Council Welcomes New Mayor, Members (01/08/15)
Council holds first meeting of the new year
Alstadt Retires as Piggott Police Chief (01/08/15)
Rector native looks back on long career in local police work
Robbery Suspect Remains At Large (01/08/15)
Corning man still sought for armed robbery of state line liquor store
National Headlines
  • Pilots in helium-filled balloon land safely in Mexico
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning....
  • South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could - soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves. Nearly 40 years ago, at the same intersection, young blacks marched to protest the white racist rulers of the time, drawing a bloody crackdown that shocked the world....
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated with as many belongings as they could carry....
  • Romney's exit unleashes race for donors among 2016 hopefuls
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee....
  • Vatican hits sour note with women, but progress may come
    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- A new Vatican outreach initiative to listen to women hit a sour note before it even got off the ground: The sexy blonde on its Internet promo video came under such ridicule that it was quickly taken down....
  • Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in Mosul
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's ideas....
  • Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis
    TOKYO (AP) -- Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood - or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria - have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities - typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy....
  • Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight in deadly run-in
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law....
  • NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' case
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob....
  • Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan....
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