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New patrol vehicle to be acquired thanks to GIF funding
CCSD Receives Grant For New Vehicle (10/16/14)
New patrol vehicle to be acquired thanks to GIF funding
Area Impacted by Strong Storms (10/16/14)
Thousands of dollars in damages to homes and crops from squall line Monday
PHS Marks Football Homecoming (10/16/14)
Festivities set for Friday for Mohawk homecoming
RES Students Enjoy Toys of the Imagination (10/16/14)
Lego League stimulating creativity for GT students
Local School Boards Welcome New Members (10/16/14)
Trail and Roberts join Rector and Piggott boards
Dangerous Weather System Plows Through NEARK (10/13/14)
Frontal system already blamed for one death in state
Homecoming Set at Rector High School (10/09/14)
Royalty assembly, game with EPC set for Friday
Former President Clinton Speaks at ASU (10/09/14)
Offers encouragement to young people to vote
PHS Program Receives State Recognition (10/09/14)
ADE recognizes effort for five years of improved scores
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Held (10/09/14)
Hearty group of runners and walkers take part in fundraiser
Winetasting to Benefit HPMEC (10/09/14)
Event highlights upcoming Paris trip, to be held at Jonesboro
Scott captures state golf crown (10/08/14)
Kade Scott of Rector emerged victorious in the 2A state golf tournament at Thunder Bayou in Blytheville Wednesday afternoon. Scott, a junior, fired a 72 on the day, winning the championship by an impressive six strokes The Times-Democrat extends its congratulations to Scott for his outstanding performance. A more detailed story will appear in the Oct. 15 edition of the Times-Democrat...
Roberts Edges Rahn In School Board Runoff (10/07/14)
Runoff held for term on Piggott School Board
Annual 5Klay Run for Fun Saturday at Fairgrounds (10/03/14)
5K run/walk fundraiser for Fair Association is scheduled
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K a Success (10/02/14)
Turnout and weather good for annual fundraiser
RES Gets High Tech Teaching Aids (10/02/14)
Rector students learn with new laptops
Deadline Friday for Chamber Tickets (10/02/14)
Annual Piggott Area Chamber of Commerce banquet is Oct. 14
Early Voting Underway in Piggott School Board Election (10/02/14)
Runoff election set for Oct. 7
Accident claims life of Rector man (10/01/14)
A tragic accident has claimed the life of a Rector man early Tuesday morning, according to a report issued by the Arkansas State Police. Adam Wheeler, 25, was killed following a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by Andrew Paul Mross of Paragould. ...
Rickman/Brown Memorial 5K at Hand (09/25/14)
Proceeds from 2014 event to benefit PES student Dayton Gilkison
Unique Program Offered at RES (09/25/14)
Rachel's Challenge promotes compassion and caring
Ticket Deadline Nears for Chamber Banquet (09/25/14)
Annual Piggott Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Oct. 14
Trail Elected to Rector School Board (09/25/14)
Local attorney unopposed for vacant seat
PES Hosting Annual Fall Festival (09/25/14)
Popular event set for Friday, Sept. 26
New Extension Agent for Western District (09/25/14)
Newest staff member to work out of Corning office
National Headlines
  • AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain
    LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) -- When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it....
  • Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series....
  • Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws....
  • Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days....
  • Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday....
  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
    ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country....
  • Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
    DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth....
  • Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings....
  • APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths
    NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."...
  • Social Security benefits get another tiny increase
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes....
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