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Top News Videos
Courtney Roberts crowned Miss St. Francis 2016
Annual St. Francis Picnic is Held (07/21/16)
Courtney Roberts crowned Miss St. Francis 2016
Rector Drug and Medical Supply Awarded Grant (07/21/16)
AHPP presents check to business, and RDC
QC Approves FEMA Flood Plan, Approves Hiring Investigator (07/21/16)
Authorizes purchase of "panic button" system for employees
CCAC Announces Upcoming Schedule (07/21/16)
New fall show to be held in October
CCSD Investigates Fatal Crash, Discovery of Body (07/21/16)
Arrests also reported during busy week for local law enforcement
Heat Advisory Posted for Region (07/19/16)
Tips on dealing with extreme heat offered by health officials
Piggott High FBLA Completes Record Setting Year (07/14/16)
Post first-ever national win in competition
Rector Council Discusses Armory (07/14/16)
School board president presents letter to council members
Pollard Picnic Held, St. Francis Picnic is Saturday (07/14/16)
Pollard wrap-up, St. Francis preview
Logging Truck Accident at Boydsville (07/14/16)
Driver escapes serious injury
Filing Period Ends for School Election (07/14/16)
Piggott race only contested one in county
Piggott Picnic Wrap-Up, Pollard and St. Francis Preview (07/07/16)
Local picnic season now in full swing
Lavern "Mac" Manchester Dies at 92 (07/07/16)
Community mourns long-time Rector elected official and civic leader
Kinders Wrap-Up Summer Reading Program Series (07/07/16)
Popular duo performs at Rector and Piggott
Rector Street Projects Set to Begin (07/07/16)
Upgrades funded by grant from AHTD
CCSD Reports Multiple Arrests (07/07/16)
Suspects face variety of charges according to Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller
Annual Piggott Fourth of July Picnic a Success (07/03/16)
Local picnic held, enjoys good crowds and weather
Longtime Rector Public Servant, Manchester, Dead at Age 92 (07/01/16)
Former alderman, JP and political activist to be remembered with Celebration of Life
Piggott Fourth of July Picnic is Set (06/30/16)
Activities, carnival, Saturday evening and Monday as Duckworth serves as Grand Marshal
Piggott City Council Meets (06/30/16)
Approves flood plain ordinance, hears updates on projects
School Election Filing Period to Begin (06/30/16)
Starts at noon on Tuesday, July 5
Piggott Native New Extension Agent (06/30/16)
Allison (Gurley) Howell replaces longtime agent Andy Vangilder
Marmaduke Celebrates Independence Day (06/30/16)
Whitakers serve as co-grand marshals
National Headlines
  • WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games....
  • Internal reviews underway for officers in police death case
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Two outside police departments are conducting investigations into the conduct of three Baltimore officers who have been cleared of criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray....
  • How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP
    MIAMI (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reade bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting....
  • Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
    MUNICH (AP) -- The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday....
  • IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan....
  • Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't
    MIAMI (AP) -- Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention....
  • The Latest: Effort to eliminate superdelegates fails
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):...
  • Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus
    MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus....
  • Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion....
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
    Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll....
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