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Johnson looks back on writing career of more than three decades
A Fond Farewell (04/30/15)
Johnson looks back on writing career of more than three decades
GIFT Arkansas 529 Effort Underway (04/30/15)
Statewide campaign draws attention to college investing plan
Celebrating a Life Filled With the Love of Music (04/30/15)
Dees looks back on years of bluegrass performances
Ryan Rogers Memorial Scholarship Established (04/30/15)
To be awarded annually to RHS grad in memory of Rogers
Chalk Bluff Re-Enactment This Weekend (04/30/15)
Good weather greets 152nd anniversary of historic local Civil War battle
Smith Earns ROTC Scholarship (04/30/15)
Only student to gain award from UCA
Hodge Sentence Reviewed (04/23/15)
Relates to recent rulings on juveniles
Civil War Observance is Scheduled (04/23/15)
Chalk Bluff reenactment scheduled for May 2 and 3
Puppet Theatre Draws Big Crowds, Rave Reviews (04/23/15)
Third visit by Bits N' Pieces to RCC a special one
Piggott Heritage Car Show and Swap Meet Set (04/23/15)
New events, classes set for annual car show in May
Quorum Court Handles Light Agenda (04/23/15)
Flooding issues at Datto again discussed
Piggott Man Injured in Truck Crash (04/16/15)
Local man remains hospitalized following one vehicle crash
Giant Puppets Return to Rector (04/16/15)
CCAC sponsoring Bits N' Pieces Theatre
FNB Pavilion Project Underway (04/16/15)
New facility to benefit entire community
Plans Complete for Local Car Show (04/16/15)
John T. Wayne set to appear
Firefighters Battle Nimmons Blaze (04/16/15)
Effort hampered by high winds, home a complete loss
Boyd Assumes New Role (04/16/15)
New grant writer, community facilitator for city of Rector
Local Damage Minimal From Storm Front (04/10/15)
Clay County spared brunt of dangerous storm system
FEMA Warns of Increased Chance of "Big One" (04/09/15)
Recent 3.6 magnitude quake brings attention to New Madrid Fault Zone
Rector Council Approves Bids (04/09/15)
Airport, downtown park to receive needed repairs
Custom Pedal Car Raffle Underway (04/09/15)
Unique fundraiser by Piggott Heritage Car Show group
Busy Week for Area Law Enforcement (04/09/15)
Variety of incidents and accidents investigated
CCAC Hosting Puppet Theatre (04/09/15)
Popular puppets making return engagement to RCC
National Headlines
  • AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win....
  • Report: Germanwings crash co-pilot tried descent previously
    PARIS (AP) -- The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 appeared to practice a controlled descent on his previous flight, two hours before he crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside in March, French air accident investigators said Wednesday....
  • Afghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of woman
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March - a slaying that shocked the nation and spurred calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and protection from violence....
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  • Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis
    DJIBOUTI (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says he will discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war....
  • Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in
    SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse....
  • Latest GOP campaigns for White House star Hillary Clinton
    HOPE, Arkansas (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton starred in two presidential campaign launches this week. Neither was her own....
  • Nepal's earthquake highlights village exodus of the young
    KHADKA TOLE, Nepal (AP) -- Gone, the girl says as she squints into the sun, the air around her shimmering with wind-blown wheat chaff. She points to one house after another nestled in the green hills, most shattered from the massive earthquake that hit Nepal last month....
  • California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation....
  • Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot
    PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors....
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