Emergency teams respond to chemical spill
(Local News ~ 05/13/08)
Haz-Mat units from Greene and Lawrence counties responded to the Wise Company plant in Piggott Tuesday morning after a minor chemical spill. The Rector Fire Dept. also was among the units responding to the emergency call. Reports indicated that workers were crushing old containers when the liquid ran onto the ground and began to foam. Local officials were summoned and cordoned-off the area while the severity of the situation was determined...
Greyhounds race into 3A state tourney semi-final
(High School Sports ~ 05/13/08)
At 11 p.m. Friday, Trent Smith came to the plate for the fifth time on the night. It was the bottom of the eighth inning of the 3A State Tournament opening round against Pea Ridge at Searcy. Smith had already been on the mound for the full game, having faced 32 batters and was visibly tired...
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