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  1. Pocahontas child receives wish from Make-a-WishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV

    CORNING, AR - A child in Pocahontas had their wish granted Tuesday night, with a trip to the Magic Kingdom. Three-year-old Hunter attended the Corning/Piggott basketball game Tuesday night and was called to center court.

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  2. Region 8 Mayor plans to clean-up townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - The Mayor of Piggott is hoping to bring growth to the town by cleaning it up. Mayor Jim Poole said last year, 18 dilapidated structures were torn down.

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  3. James 'Dalton' ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    James "Dalton" Clark, 89, passed away at 11:54 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at Alton Memorial Hospital.He was born September 24, 1927, in Puxico, Missouri, to Arch Jackson and Mary Lena Clark. He married Jean Whitfield on March 5, 1949, in Piggott, Arkansas.

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  4. Piggott Elementary School students receive free shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - Every student at Piggott Elementary School was gifted with a new pair of shoes this week. The town's Community Alliance group and a local pastor helped get the grant for the students.

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  5. Betty Gayle CottrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Frederick Hubert "Bert" Langley July 29, 1950. After graduating from University of Missouri, she and Bert moved to Piggott, Arkansas, where she was a substitute teacher. After living in Fulton, Missouri, Abilene and Emporia, they moved to Kingman in ...

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  6. Pecan farmers see lower yieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - A Piggott pecan farmer says the weather has had an adverse affect on his harvest this year. According to Tim Holland, he has only harvested 70 pounds of pecans from an orchard that usually yields nearly 35,000 pounds. 1 comment

  7. Peco Foods Delivers $35M Boost for Corning's Bruised EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... Wal-Mart Stores during its march to becoming the largest retailer in the world. The closing of the Darling plant in Piggott last year delivered a double blow to Clay County. The subsidiary of Chicago's Marmon Group Inc. was once touted as the ...

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  8. Willie Eugene McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Willie Eugene "Gene" McDonald, husband of 66 years to Dortha Jean Faulk McDonald, dad to Gary McDonald , Linda J. and Sharon K. Bass ; passed away Oct. 27, 2016, just days away from his 93rd birthday. Dot and Gene met at Brown Shoe Company in Piggott, Ark., and within a year married in Flint, Mich.

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  9. Willie Eugene McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Willie Eugene McDonald, husband of 66 years to Dortha Jean Faulk McDonald, dad to Gary McDonald , Linda J. and Sharon K.Bass ; passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, just days away from his 93rd birthday. Dot and Gene met at Brown Shoe Company in Piggott, Ark., and within a year married in Flint, Mich., after Gene was employed with General Motors Company.

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  10. Colleen PattersonRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Colleen Patterson, 90, formerly of Godfrey, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, Missouri.She was born September 14, 1926, in Campbell, Missouri, the daughter of James and Bessie Weeks.Colleen married Dwight Patterson on September 4, 1948, in Piggott, Arkansas. He survives.She was a member of Berean Bible Church in Alton.

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  11. Two who fled charged in crash deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two people accused of leading police on a two-state chase that caused the death of an elderly motorist were charged with first-degree murder Tuesday in Clay County Circuit Court, Sheriff Terry Miller said. Robert Huffines, 36, of Holcomb, Mo., and Lea Mamino, 32, of Collinsville, Ill., are being held in the Clay County jail in Piggott on bonds of $500,000 set by Circuit Judge Dan Ritchey.

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  12. Police to charge 2 in motorist's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... where they were held in the county jail in Paragould before being taken Monday evening to the Clay County jail in Piggott. Police said Huffines and Mamino stole a vehicle in Collinsville, Ill., and led police on a chase from Kennett, Mo., through ... 99 comments

  13. Highway commission approves bids for road improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved bids for improvements to several Region 8 roads. According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, the AHC approved the following projects: Clay County: Resurface 2.3 miles of County Road 53 west of the Piggott City Limits.

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  14. Clay County Task Force moves to RectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    ... to task force President Jeff Wolfenbarger. Currently, the task force is housed in the old county road shop in Piggott. Wolfenbarger said the task force will move to the new location in Rector by the middle of September. He said this location is ...

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  15. Gaylon Lawrence Jr. Inherits Ownership of Piggott State BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Call it a loose end in the estate of Gaylon Lawrence Sr. Ownership of the $83.8 million-asset Piggott State Bank in Clay County is passing to his son, Gaylon Lawrence Jr. of Memphis.

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  16. Pair set to Bash prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    ... of daughters Sarah and Katie, now 23 and 20 respectively, and heartaches such as when their fathers -- Jim Mowery of Piggott and Charlie Crow of Rector -- were each diagnosed with prostate cancer. Both men battled and survived their illnesses.

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  17. Author to lead Hemingway-Pfeiffer writers' retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Award-winning author Mark Spencer will serve as mentor for the Summer 2016 Writers' Retreat at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott. His most recent novel is Ghost Walking, a follow-up to his bestseller A Haunted Love Story: The Ghosts of Allen House .

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  18. Rescue task force wants to moveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - The Clay County Rescue Task Force is looking to move to a new location in Rector. Currently, the task force is housed in the old county road shop in Piggott.

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