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  1. Rector Museum expanding, needs community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KAIT-TV

    RECTOR, AR - A Region 8 community wants to continue preserving its history, but it needs more space. The Rector Community Museum has applied for 2 grants but wasn't chosen for either, now they are asking the community to step up.


  2. Marron Wayne ArcherRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Indianapolis Star

    Rector, AR, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away June 14, 2015. He is survived by his wife Betty of the home; children Deborah Hartsock, Kara (Jim) Speckman, and Shannon (Dale) Thomas-Brummett all of ...


  3. Rector plans to do more to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KAIT-TV

    RECTOR, AR - A Region 8 community wants to do even more to honor their veterans. Dedicated people have worked for years to build the Veteran's Memorial Park in Rector.


  4. Rector mayor reacts to armory closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    RECTOR, AR - Less than two days after learning the National Guard is closing the armory at Rector, Mayor Teresa Roofe told Region 8 News she has already heard from some interested parties. Rector is one of seven armories in the state that will close at the end of September.


  5. 3 arrested on felony drug charges in Clay Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - - The Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested three people on Sunday on felony drug charges. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said deputies and officers with the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections did a probation search on a home in Rector.


  6. Another Region 8 armory could close due to budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RECTOR, AR - Do to cuts in the military budget, National Guard Armories could close around the state, and a few of them are in Region 8. Rector is one of the more recent cities to learn their armory may close. This isn't the first time the Rector armory was threatened to be closed, and Mayor Teresa Roofe hopes once again the National Guard will choose to keep it open.


  7. continued...Read the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... losing our armory," Snapp said. The briefing explained that due to budget constraints, both the Walnut Ridge and Rector based armories are facing being closed. However, the decision is still two to three weeks out and in the meantime, many local ...


  8. Walnut Ridge mayor not happy about possible armory closingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The National Guard held a meeting Tuesday morning to discuss the financial condition of the Walnut Ridge Armory and asked city officials to attend. Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp said he received a tip that the National Guard was looking into closing down both armories in Walnut Ridge and Rector. 14 comments

  9. Judy Marie Mote WilsonRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Judy Marie Mote Wilson, 69 of Rector, Ark. passed from this life on April 10, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark.


  10. Agriculture schools coming to ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RECTOR, AR - Agri schools are coming to Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchinson signed Senate Bill 1037 into law Thursday.


  11. More than $64,000 in bids approved to improve Rector airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RECTOR, AR - New improvements are coming to the Rector Airport. The city council approved more than $64,000 in bids for airport and city updates.


  12. County roads still an issue for road crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    RECTOR, AR - The snow is slowly melting, but it's leaving behind many problems for road crews. Highways and city streets are drivable, but county roads are not in great shape. 3 comments

  13. Mid-South cotton gins honored for excellence in safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... Awards - Alvin Samuel Gin Inc., Paragould (also Most Improved award winner for Arkansas); Graves Gin Corporation, Rector; Monette Coop Gin, Monette; New Peoples Gin Co. Inc., Holly Grove; Portland Gin & Warehouse, Inc., Portland. Bronze Awards - ...


  14. Gregg Sain: 2015 SCGA Ginner of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... success was largely set in motion after Sain slipped a ring on his bride's finger. Sain was born and raised in Rector, Ark. "My mother's family was in Rector her whole life. My father moved here in 1954. I know that because this year, they're ...


  15. 'Great' employees keep a cotton gin movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... of 2014. Sain, who operates two gins, the Jonesway Gin at Kennett, Mo., and the Graves Gin at Hargrave's Corner near Rector, Ark., talked about his concerns about the farm bill and the cotton industry after he received the Southern Cotton Ginners ...


  16. Donald NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    He was born on July 27, 1937 in Rector, Arkansas to Jasper and Blanche Hilton Newton and was a graduate of Lincoln High School Don owned and operated his own construction company and the worked as a foreman for J. S. Sweet Construction until he retired.


  17. RecordsRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... He has one sister, Reese Makena Hatcher, two. Great-grandparents are Janice Hatcher and Dortha Clayton, both of Rector; Joyce Booth of Powhatan and Bill and Laverne Gaines of Portia. Born Nov. 8, 1927, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Thomas ...


  18. Understanding the Dec. 9 civil rights special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... who spoke at the Aug. 20 City Council meeting recounted personal stories of discrimination in town. Lowell Grisham, Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, said he frequently hears from LGBT members of his church who have been discriminated against ...


  19. Legendary music event producer Bill Carter advises GW pre-law studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    Bill Carter , the legendary former Secret Service agent for President John F. Kennedy whose later music business experience includes managing artists like Reba McEntire and legal representation for the Rolling Stones , recently recounted his remarkable career before the George Washington University Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity at the Marvin Center Amphiteater in Washington, D.C. "Life is not always going to go as you think it will, so expect the unexpected," he said, then illustrated with examples from his own unexpected experiences following high school graduation in his tiny hometown of Rector, Ark. College not being an option, he joined the Air Force in 1953, then attended Arkansas State University on the GI Bill.