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A pre-dawn car crash Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Rector teenager and injured another. The accident occurred a half mile west of Kennett on Highway 84. According to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol, Ryker...
Early morning crash claims life of Rector teen (10/29/14)
A pre-dawn car crash Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Rector teenager and injured another. The accident occurred a half mile west of Kennett on Highway 84. According to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol, Ryker Graves, 18, was killed when the vehicle he was driving ran off the road and struck a ditch. ...
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
RES Gets High Tech Teaching Aids (10/02/14)
Rector students learn with new laptops
Deadline Friday for Chamber Tickets (10/02/14)
Annual Piggott Area Chamber of Commerce banquet is Oct. 14
Early Voting Underway in Piggott School Board Election (10/02/14)
Runoff election set for Oct. 7
Accident claims life of Rector man (10/01/14)
A tragic accident has claimed the life of a Rector man early Tuesday morning, according to a report issued by the Arkansas State Police. Adam Wheeler, 25, was killed following a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by Andrew Paul Mross of Paragould. ...
National Headlines
  • Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town
    SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Activists say 10 Iraqi peshmerga fighters have entered a northern Syrian border town, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani....
  • Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine
    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps....
  • Sweden recognizes Palestinian state
    STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's new government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state at a time of increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem....
  • N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Japan is not exactly Ebola country, but when a high-level delegation from Tokyo arrived in Pyongyang this week, two of the first people they met were dressed in full hazmat gear....
  • 10 Things to Know for Today
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
  • New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager....
  • SF Giants fans celebrate, some turn raucous
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests....
  • Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors
    KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) -- There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud....
  • Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After millions of Americans vote next week, it's possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate....
  • Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission....
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