Clay County Newswire

Clay County Newswire

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  1. Clay County anticipates more road workRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - A FEMA public assistance meeting will be held in Clay County on Monday, according to County Judge Mike Patterson. Patterson said the county has made many roads repairs without FEMA funding out of necessity.


  2. Clay County towns celebrate Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - The residents in a pair of Clay County towns spent Tuesday celebrating America's birthday, with events and people saying the events are one of a kind. The city of Corning hosted a celebration at Wynne Park, with music, food, bingo and other entertainment while the 90th annual Piggott picnic included games and carnival rides.


  3. Sheriff's department installs dash camsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - The Clay County Sheriff's Department has just installed the first of four new dash cams. The department began collecting donations to purchase the cameras after an officer was involved in a crash that killed a woman in October of 2016.


  4. AHTD approves repaving projects on several highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to resurface several highways in Region 8. The following is a list of projects and winning bidders per county: Clay County: Resurface 4.5 miles of State Highway 139 between U.S. Highway 62 and the Missouri State Line. Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. ...


  5. Charged in infant abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | TwinCities

    A Moorhead man is accused of abusing his 2-month-old daughter, including rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in her eyes and blocking her airway until she turned blue. Shawn Michael Foltz, 31, was charged Friday, June 9, in Clay County District Court with four felonies: neglect of a child, malicious punishment of a child and two counts of third-degree assault.


  6. Rector hosts Movies in the Park this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RECTOR, AR - A Clay County community has big screen surprises this summer at its downtown park. Rector Downtown Central will host Downtown Rector Movies in the Park in June and July at Downtown Rector Park.


  7. Annual Pedal on the Ridge held to benefit communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... one of several routes during the event. The routes ran across Crowley's Ridge and through both Greene County and Clay County. Cyclists could choose from either a 27-mile flat course, a 62-mile course and a 100 mile one. The event finish line was in ...


  8. Deputies respond to vehicle/train accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CORNING, AR - According to Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller, deputies were at the scene of a vehicle/train accident in Corning. Miller said the accident happened around 2:20 p.m. in the area of County Roads 142 and 169.


  9. Missouri man led Piggott police on chase, later arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - A Missouri man faces a multitude of charges after he reportedly ran from authorities and wrecked his vehicle early Sunday. According to a post on the Clay County Sheriff's Department Facebook page , Larry Green of Malden was arrested around 12:35 a.m. Sunday when Piggott police tried to pull over a vehicle on 3rd Street.


  10. Flooding won't deter Piggott car showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - At least 200 vehicles will be in Heritage Park in Piggott later this month for a car show, providing a major economic boost for the Clay County town. Piggott Mayor Jim Poole said crews have been working to prepare the park in time for the 15th annual event, which starts May 19. Poole said the recent flooding will not deter residents from having the festival but has created a short window to get everything ready.


  11. Crews begin arduous process of repairing roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - County road department crews in Clay County have been working this week to survey roads damaged by recent flooding, with the work only beginning. Crew leader Richard Phillips said crews have been out working since Monday and have found multiple roads in need of repair.


  12. Process to review storm damage starts ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - Federal emergency officials are expected to be in Clay County Thursday to look at damage to homes from recent flooding and storms. As residents await the visit, county officials are asking people impacted by the storms to contact the Clay County Office of Emergency Management.


  13. Church working to help people in needRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... who have suffered the same fate. Kent Modlin, who is the church's pastor, said the church is partnering with the Clay County Office of Emergency Management to help collect money to help people. "As we are able to put our lives back together when we ...


  14. Clay Co. residents should contact OEM over storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - Storm and flood victims in Clay County are urged to get in touch with the Office of Emergency Management coordinator over damages. Sheriff Terry Miller wanted to spread that message across social media Monday in a post from his department's Facebook page.


  15. VIDEO: Man stranded on backhoe saved from floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... 62 in Corning. He had apparently tried to drive the backhoe home when he got caught up in the rising water. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller says the Clay County Task Force rescued the man and delivered him to a safe location. Copyright 2017 KAIT . ...


  16. Separate crashes kill truck driver, womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | NWAonline

    A truck driver has died in an accident that left two 18-wheelers "burnt to the ground" Wednesday afternoon in northeast Arkansas, authorities said. The fiery crash occurred at 12:10 p.m. on Arkansas 135 at Arkansas 90 near Knobel, said Greene County Sheriff David Carter, whose agency was assisting authorities in neighboring Clay County.


  17. Victims identified in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CLAY COUNTY, AR - According to a fatality report from the Arkansas State Police , a Missouri man was killed Wednesday in a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Aaron Barks of Jackson, Mo.


  18. Success residents return home after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SUCCESS, AR - The residents in the small Clay County town of Success were able to go back home Wednesday, days after flooding damaged homes all throughout town. "We've got floor joist that are buckled, flooring that's warped, sheetrock that's got mold, water damage that's four feet high in houses," Clay County OEM Coordinator Alan Vaughn said Wednesday.


  19. Red Cross accepting monetary donations for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Devastating floodwaters hit Randolph and Clay counties hard Monday and Tuesday. While it's obvious those who have had to leave their homes need assistance, bringing those supplies to the shelters from out of town could be dangerous.


  20. Road project bids approved in 4 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Region 8 News Desk - On Thursday, the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department announced bid approval for road projects in four counties. The following has been approved by the Arkansas State Highway Commission: Clay County Resurface 1.9 miles of U.S. Highway 67, starting at Corning and continuing westward.