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Clay County JP, longtime CCTD reporter dies suddenly at his home Friday
Death of Rogers Leaves Community in Mourning (01/31/15)
Clay County JP, longtime CCTD reporter dies suddenly at his home Friday
Pollard Woman Survives Explosion (01/29/15)
Home destroyed by apparent gas leak
Rector High School Homecoming at Hand (01/29/15)
Basketball homecoming Friday evening at RHS against EPC
PHS Set for Homecoming (01/29/15)
Contest Friday night against Corning Bobcats
Piggott Council Chooses New Alderman (01/29/15)
Benbrook elected to unexpired term of Mayor Poole
Tickets Deadline Soon for CCAC Production (01/29/15)
Murder mystery dinner theatre event set at Rector Community Center
Seegraves Honored by USTA (01/22/15)
Recognized for contributions to the community, dedication to promoting tennis
Lin Wins Clay County Spelling Bee (01/22/15)
PHS eighth grader wins for second year in a row
Cast Continues to Prep for CCAC Event (01/22/15)
Murder-mystery dinner theatre event set for Feb. 7, tickets now on sale
Love of Art Leads to Trip of a Lifetime (01/22/15)
PHS grad studying abroad in Spain
Rector High Band Members Named All-Region (01/22/15)
Program continues to make great strides
Piggott Firefighters Battle Smoky Blaze (01/16/15)
Firemen respond to fire at trucking company shop Friday
Girl Scout Cookie Sales Underway (01/15/15)
Annual sales effort kicked-off with rally at PCC
Piggott Firefighters Respond to Calls (01/15/15)
House fire, grass fire, reported by PFD
Local School Boards Meet (01/15/15)
Rector and Piggott boards hold first meetings of 2015
Liquor Store Robbery Suspect Nabbed (01/15/15)
Arrest made in recent armed robbery
Lovelace Recognized by McDonalds (01/15/15)
Local owner/operator touted for outstanding performance
Piggott Firefighters Extinguish Mid-Day Blaze (01/09/15)
Fire on Terminal Road prompts temporary closure
Quorum Court Gathers to Begin New Year (01/08/15)
New sheriff and JP attend first meeting of their terms
New Mayor Presides Over First Council Meeting of 2015 (01/08/15)
Mayor Jim Poole, Piggott Aldermen, hold organizational meeting to begin 2015
Rector Council Welcomes New Mayor, Members (01/08/15)
Council holds first meeting of the new year
Alstadt Retires as Piggott Police Chief (01/08/15)
Rector native looks back on long career in local police work
Robbery Suspect Remains At Large (01/08/15)
Corning man still sought for armed robbery of state line liquor store
National Headlines
  • Northern California chief's new approach revitalizes force
    RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) -- In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading "(hash)blacklivesmatter" during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black suspects at the hands of Missouri and New York police....
  • Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast
    MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties....
  • Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades....
  • Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight
    SVYATOHIRSK, Ukraine (AP) -- As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind....
  • Immigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved....
  • Huckabee compares being gay to using alcohol, profanity
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Sunday said being gay is akin to choosing to drink alcohol or use profanity - lifestyle choices he says are appealing to others but not to him....
  • Egypt releases imprisoned Al-Jazeera reporter
    CAIRO (AP) -- A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups....
  • Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
    TOKYO (AP) -- Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism....
  • Seahawks repeat would be a scary prospect for NFL
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL:...
  • Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother
    BOSTON (AP) -- The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial....
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