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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
  • Police seek answers in killing of 2 NYPD officers
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders warned officers Sunday to change up their routines and insist on extra backup after a gunman who had ranted online about the slayings of black men killed two New York patrolmen sitting in their squad car....
  • How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefully
    How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess....
  • Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has grown out of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner....
  • Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit
    DETROIT (AP) -- Bankruptcy behind it, Detroit's atmosphere swirls with the promise of better days. Charles Floyd Jones can only hope that the city's good fortune trickles down to him and the 10 other residents of a tent city that's sprouted in the shadow of a resurgent downtown where rental occupancy is close to full and restaurants and shops are doing brisk business....
  • States trying to lure lawyers into rural practice
    CORSICA, S.D. (AP) -- By landing a steady job in a hopping metropolis, Jake Fischer achieved the dream of many who finished law school during the Great Recession. Then, he left the big-city life and moved to a small South Dakota town, lured by a program that seeks to boost the number of rural attorneys....
  • Nigerian Islamic uprising poses regional threat
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks....
  • NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology
    NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's subways - the nation's biggest mass transit network - serve more than 6 million daily riders who depend largely on a signal system that dates back to the Great Depression....
  • 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace....
  • US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list
    HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company....
  • Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock
    MIAMI (AP) -- The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil....
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