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Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser a hit, roadblocks Friday for annual Wish-A-Thon
Daddy Daughter Dance a Big Success, Roadblock Set (02/16/17)
Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser a hit, roadblocks Friday for annual Wish-A-Thon
Piggott Principals Re-Hired, Projects Reviewed by Board (02/16/17)
Long agenda addressed at marathon meeting
Rector School Board Meets (02/16/17)
Resignations accepted, principal's contracts extended at gathering
Ryan Rogers Chili Cook-Off Draws Near (02/16/17)
Entries sought for Feb. 25 event
HPMEC to Host Special Hunt at Liberty Hill (02/16/17)
Fundraiser being held for local museum
FFA Week Activities Set (02/16/17)
Piggott chapter announces schedule for observance
Patterson Hosts Meeting of Mayors (02/09/17)
County mayors gather with judge, EAPDD officials
Daddy-Daughter Dance to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation (02/09/17)
Second annual fundraiser Saturday at PCC
Long-time Local Businessman Charles Hinkle Dies at 80 (02/09/17)
Long-time local businessman, gospel singer and community leader Charles Hinkle of Piggott died Thursday, Feb. 2, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was 80 years old. Hinkle enjoyed a lengthy career in the grocery business in Piggott, first starting at Taylor's Grocery as just a teenager. Later in life he was part-owner, and manager, of the Rebel Market and then the Stewart-Hinkle Value Market of Piggott...
Riddle Takes Top Honors at HPMEC Art Show (02/09/17)
PHS student wins 15th annual competition
Rector Community Museum Project Underway (02/09/17)
Effort to repair roof continues
City Market Hosting HPMEC Art Display (02/02/17)
Works of area high school students on display this week only
Rector Elementary School LEGO Team Competes at State (02/02/17)
Takes top prize in Robot Mechanical Design division
Blake Wins County Spelling Bee, Haywood Second (02/02/17)
PES student wins second county bee in a row, set for state
Piggott State Bank to Open Rector Location (02/02/17)
Set to open in former Region's Bank building
Crash Near Marmaduke Claims Two Lives (02/02/17)
Local man among those killed in mishap
RHS Students Enjoy Trip of a Lifetime (01/26/17)
Visit N.Y.C. and attend inauguration in D.C.
QC Holds First Meeting Under New County Judge (01/26/17)
Also welcomes new JP from western district
Rector High School Homecoming Friday (01/26/17)
Royalty assembly at 1:45 p.m., festivities at 5:30 at RHS
Piggott Council Handles Lengthy Agenda (01/26/17)
Good news shared on electric rates
Local Students to Attend 4-H Summit (01/26/17)
First group from Arkansas to participate in national event
National Headlines
  • New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges....
  • Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more....
  • TV footage appears to show deliberate attack on North Korean
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, while Malaysia said Monday it had recalled its ambassador to North Korea amid rising tensions between the nations....
  • Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies....
  • Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp....
  • High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzscher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter....
  • Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he seeks to refocus his young administration....
  • Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those in US illegally
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly....
  • AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet....
  • Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV
    HELSINKI (AP) -- Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring to something he saw on television....
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