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Four days of fun and activities planned, Tracer named Grand Marshal of parade
Rector Set for Big Labor Day Weekend (09/03/15)
Four days of fun and activities planned, Tracer named Grand Marshal of parade
PFD Accepts Delivery of New Truck (09/03/15)
Service/rescue unit an important addition for local department
Clay County Farm Bureau Meeting Held (09/03/15)
Large crowd gathers at Piggott Community Center for annual gathering
MKPM Hosts Visitors, Accepts New Specimens (09/03/15)
Local museum hosts Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society
Machines Tested, Early Voting at Hand (09/03/15)
School election early voting period begins Sept. 8
Corning Police Officer Arrested (09/02/15)
Ellington reports arrest on Tuesday, at CPD
Piggott Council Reviews Parks and Recreation (08/27/15)
Aldermen also updated on MLWS projects and new fire truck
Ultimate Oldies, Full Weekend of Fun Set for Labor Day (08/27/15)
Annual Rector Labor Day Picnic and celebration at hand
County Residents Critically Injured in Crash (08/27/15)
Two vehicle accident occurred at Corning Y
Former Rector Man Arrested in Harrisburg Murder (08/27/15)
Farmer charged with Aug. 8 murder in Poinsett County
Wagon Journey Subject of New Book (08/27/15)
Free download offered to Kindle users
Car-Train Crash Claims Life of Piggott Man (08/20/15)
Fatal accident Sunday at Lincoln Street crossing
Possible Changes with Ambulance Service Could Affect Rector (08/20/15)
Medic One request may affect AMMC service to Rector, Corning
Classes Resume at Area Schools (08/20/15)
Students return to the classroom for 2015-16 school year
Piggott Mourns Loss of Former City Leaders (08/20/15)
Death claims former alderman and retired city clerk
Walker Reunited with Daughter (08/20/15)
Lost daughter located after 46 year search
Piggott Man Killed in Car-Train Accident (08/17/15)
Accident at Lincoln Street crossing claims life of local man
Back To School Time for NEARK (08/13/15)
Classes set to resume Monday across region
Neighbor to Neighbor Clean-Up is Set (08/13/15)
Annual work day set in preparation for Labor Day Picnic
Rescue Task Force Seeks Donations (08/13/15)
Equipment needed for use with new grain bin rescue tube
Area School Boards Get Set for Classes (08/13/15)
Boards hire staff, make purchases for coming school year
Gurley Benefitting from Summer Learning Experience (08/13/15)
PHS grad serving internship with Extension Agent Andy Vangilder
85th Annual Greenway Picnic Held (08/06/15)
Courtney Roberts, of Holcomb, crowned Miss Greenway 2015
Piggott MLWS Installing New Generation Meters (08/06/15)
Radio-read metering system promises accuracy and less labor
Rector Council Hears Request From Fire Department (08/06/15)
Committee formed to study use of armory
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