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Top News Videos
  • Santa Takes Culinary Tour Around The World
    Leaving treats for Santa is a tradition around the world. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) shows you the RotoRooter ad that chronicles his journey.
  • Obama calls James Franco "Flacco"
    Obama name-drops Hollywood stars. After identifying North Korea as the suspect in a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, President Barack Obama attempted to name-drop the two stars of the movie, "The Interview"
  • Albany Sheriff: Boy Found Dead Wasn't Abducted
    Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says a 19-year old New York woman killed a 5-year-old cousin in her care and then called in a false report that two masked intruders took the boy from their Albany-area home. (Dec. 19)
  • Obama: Sony decision to cancel 'The Interview' a 'mistake'
    President Barack Obama says he thinks Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" by canceling release of "The Interview" movie.
  • MDH: 2 Dead From Listeria In Caramel Apples
    The health department has a warning about caramel apples linked to a listeria outbreak, reports Liz Collin (0:34).WCCO 4 News At 10 – Dec.18, 2014
  • FBI to Link North Korean Government to Sony Hack Attack
    Dec. 19 -- The FBI is said to have made a direct link between the North Korean government and the hacking attack against Sony Pictures in relation to the film “The Interview.” Bloomberg’s Peter Cook reports on “Market Makers.”
  • Gas prices dip to under $2 a gallon
    Drivers across the country are doing a double take at the pump. SOUNDBITE: DAVID GRINTER, DRIVER, SAYING: "I kind of almost assumed that was the wrong price when I was pulling up." Gas prices have
  • Boy, 6, Fourth to Die in Redondo Beach Crash; Alleged DUI Driver Expected in Court
    Hours before an alleged DUI driver was expected to appear in court Friday, authorities said a 6-year-old boy died as a result of a collision outside a Redondo Beach church that had already claimed the lives of three people, including his own mother. Eric Spillman reports from Torrance for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 19, 2014.
  • 8 children dead in reported mass stabbing
    Police and emergency workers investigate a horrific scene in northern Australia after eight children were found stabbed to death inside a home Friday morning. Police say a 34 year old woman is being
  • Boston Marathon Suspect in Court
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement. (Dec. 18)
  • Raw: Lava on Track to Hit Hawaii Market
    Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping center in the small town of Pahoa. (Dec. 19)
  • Stephen Colbert Retires His 'Report'
    Nine years of Comedy Central's 'The Colbert Report' came ended Thursday night as host Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell. Colbert is set to follow the retiring David Letterman and become the new host of the 'Late Show' on CBS. (Dec. 19)
Piggott Banking Center makes positive impact on community
FNB Observes First Anniversary in Piggott (12/18/14)
Piggott Banking Center makes positive impact on community
CCAC Holiday Inn Fundraiser a Success (12/18/14)
Special Christmas event held at Inn at Piggott
Piggott Public Library Marks Special Anniversary (12/18/14)
Local library observes 30th anniversary of opening of new building
Rector Public Library Hosts Christmas Event (12/18/14)
Good crowd on hand for holiday offering
Final Journey to Bethlehem is at Hand (12/18/14)
Popular live nativity ending after 30th installment at Hitts Chapel Church
Crews respond to fire near Boydsville (12/11/14)
Firefighters were called to a residence north of Boydsville just after 4 p.m. Thursday after witnesses reported a fire at the home of Nathan and Stacy Shelton. Crews arrived at the scene shortly to find heavy smoke rolling from the home and the emergence of flames in some areas...
Rector Celebrates with Parade, Community Gathering (12/11/14)
Holiday season comes to life for young and old alike
Piggott Christmas Fest a Success (12/11/14)
Good weather, crowds mark events move to Sunday
Local Efforts Raises Needed Funds (12/11/14)
Area dealerships support Wounded Warrior Project with fundraiser
Journey to Bethlehem at Hitts Chapel Nears Finale (12/11/14)
Holiday favorite will end after 30 seasons in coming week
RHS Students Conducting Food Drive Through Friday (12/11/14)
Donations of non-perishable items sought to help area families at Christmas
Piggott Library to Celebrate 30th Anniversary (12/04/14)
Kinder concert, open house to mark three decades in current building
Rector City Council Meets, Honors Outgoing Members (12/04/14)
Budget, pay increases approved
CCAC Holiday Fundraiser Set (12/04/14)
Holiday Inn event set at Inn at Piggott Saturday evening
Rector Christmas Parade Monday (12/04/14)
Temerian named Grand Marshal of annual event
Piggott Christmas Fest at Hand (12/04/14)
Annual holiday celebration Sunday, parade at 4 p.m.
DHS Annual Christmas Project Needs Help (11/26/14)
Volunteers needed to adopt families for annual effort
Rector Community Thanksgiving Held (11/26/14)
Large crowd for 14th annual event
Piggott Library Set to Mark 30th Anniversary (11/26/14)
Open house, concert by Kinders set for celebration
PES Among Top Performing Schools in Arkansas (11/26/14)
High test scores garner local campus state funds
CCAC to Host Holiday Inn Christmas Party (11/26/14)
Holiday-themed fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 6, at Inn at Piggott
National Headlines
  • After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway
    KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) -- A tumultuous year all but behind him, President Barack Obama set off for his annual winter getaway in Hawaii hoping for one thing: Quiet....
  • 2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- In his first visit to Israel, prospective Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is in awe of the Jewish state, inspired by its ancient holy sites, impressed by the resilience of people living in a perpetual conflict zone - and deeply disappointed in President Barack Obama....
  • 5 things to know about year-end tax breaks
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an almost annual ritual, Congress has passed a last-minute package of temporary tax breaks, sparing millions of businesses and individuals from unwanted tax increases just weeks before start of filing season....
  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government....
  • Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Abu Murtada al-Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shiite cleric to help save the country from the Islamic State group, but after less than three months on the front lines he and several friends returned home because they had run out of food....
  • Tour agents: North Korea may soon lift Ebola restrictions
    TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, never a country to take the threat of foreign invasion lightly, has been under virtual lockdown since October to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders. But two leading travel agencies that specialize in the small but growing North Korea market say they have confirmed the North may be ready to open up its doors again soon....
  • Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown
    CAIRO (AP) -- Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and loaded them into police trucks....
  • Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal
    HAVANA (AP) -- To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty....
  • Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete....
  • No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift
    HAVANA (AP) -- Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro....
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