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  1. Friday, July 3, 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Sentinel Star

    On June 27, 2015, John L Bomar, age 72, was received into the loving arms of our God leaving the pain and suffering of the past three years behind. John L was born and grew up in Piggott, Ark.

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  2. Program Eligibility Coordinator IRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Monster.com

    ... services to Arkansas citizens. DHS is currently seeking to fill the position of Program Eligibility Coordinator I in Piggott, AR. The Program Eligibility Coordinator I is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and supervising the activities of ...

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  3. Sheriff: Name of man shot in head releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | KAIT-TV

    ... page said Tomlinson's condition is unknown. Sheriff Miller said they arrested a juvenile and Justin Collins, of Piggott, in connection to this case. Both are being charged with attempted first degree murder. However, Collins is also charged with ...

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  4. New pavilion offers shade for community eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - A new pavilion is helping bring a Region 8 community together. First National Bank in Piggott purchased the property next door to the bank about a year ago.

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  5. Police: Woman in custody after Kennett stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KFVS12

    ... victim's wrist with a knife. After an investigation, officers arrested 19-year-old Lindsay M. Martin, a resident of Piggott, Ar. for her involvement in the incident. When spring turns to summer and we enter wedding season, you might want to hold off ...

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  6. Piggott Public Pool teaches 119 kids to swim all at onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - A Region 8 community attempted to beat their record while also teaching kids to be safe. The Piggott Public Pool and Community Center hosted the World's Largest Swimming Lesson Thursday morning at the city pool.

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  7. Sheriff's department adds new K-9 officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - The Clay County Sheriff's Department will soon have a new deputy walking the beat. Meet Marko.

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  8. Two men arrested for robbery of Knobel bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KAIT-TV

    ... robbery, theft of property and filing a false report. Both men are being held in the Clay County Detention Center in Piggott on $1,000,000 each. On Monday the suspect walked into the bank and robbed the teller, according to Arkansas State Police. ... 7 comments

  9. Mother encourages blood donation 2 months after losing her sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - Two months after losing a loved one, a grieving family wants to help others. In March, Dillon Mcnew suffered major injuries after being involved in a tractor accident near Hardy.

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  10. Free summer meal program to start in PiggottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - Many know for some kids, the meals they eat at school are sometimes all they get and a Region 8 school district hopes to help fight hunger this summer. Piggott School District is feeding kids all summer long.

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  11. Sudden resignations from Piggott board concern communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - The sudden resignations right before a huge city-wide event have a community concerned about the future of its Parks and Recreation Services. The fishing rodeo is set for this weekend at Heritage Park in Piggott, and now the Parks and Recreation Service in Piggott is understaffed.

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  12. Confusion over transportation had parents worried about Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - Some confusion over transportation to the Special Olympics had parents upset. As of Tuesday, parents and volunteers in Piggott weren't sure how they would be getting to the Special Olympics Summer Games in Searcy on Memorial Day weekend.

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  13. L.A. Darling to close another plant in Clay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... the last 45 years," Elliott said. The news comes two months after L.A. Darling announced it was closing its plant in Piggott . Originally slated for closure in on May 15, Elliott told Region 8 News the Piggott plant will close in "late June." He did ...

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  14. Clay County man seriously hurt in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... the road, trapping the driver inside, Miller said. Arkansas State Police and emergency crews with the Pollard and Piggott Fire Departments, as well as the Piggott Ambulance Service, worked with deputies to free George Wellman from the truck. Wellman ...

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  15. Gerald UnderwoodRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Florida Today

    He was born in Piggott, Arkansas to Jimmy and Ethel Underwood and was the fourth of ten children.

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  16. Death in field said of 'natural causes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    PIGGOTT -- The results of a state Crime Laboratory autopsy show that the death of a man found in a rural field Thursday should not be treated as a homicide, Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said Monday.

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  17. Farmers checking fields find a bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    PIGGOTT -- Authorities will send the body of a man found in a ditch in western Clay County on Thursday to the state Crime Laboratory to determine the cause of death, Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said.

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  18. Farmers find man's body alongside Clay County ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... 256 north of McDougal, according to Sheriff Terry Miller. Miller said the body was taken to the coroner's office in Piggott. The sheriff said it is unclear at this time if the man's death was the result of a drowning. State police are also ... 2 comments

  19. 3 arrested after police search Piggott homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - Clay County sheriff's deputies arrested 3 people on multiple drug charges following a search of their home. Josh McCain, 36, and Tracy McCain, 42, of Piggott are charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia. 7 comments

  20. School offers to teach parents Common Core through special programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - Piggott Elementary is sponsoring a special program for parents to help them learn Common Core based math. All week long they are having an open-door policy so parents can come in and sit down during a math lesson.

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