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

    Thursday May 21 | 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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  2. Confusion over transportation had parents worried about Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | 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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  3. L.A. Darling to close another plant in Clay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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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  11. The future of Piggott following factory closure announcementRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - The Piggott community is responding to the news that L.A. Darling Company will be closing. Seth Stephenson talks will those in town to see what's next after the closure on May 15. Copyright 2015 KAIT .

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  12. L.A. Darling to close Piggott plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - After more than 44 years in operation, the L.A. Darling Company announced Thursday it will close its Piggott store fixture manufacturing plant. According to a news release from the company, the factory will close on Friday, May 15. Jackie Elliott, general manager, met with approximately 70 employees to inform them of the closure.

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  13. Corning man killed in early morning crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - A Region 8 man died early Tuesday morning when his tractor-trailer overturned. The crash happened at 3:31 a.m. in the 1800 block of Highway east of Piggott.

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  14. Parts of northern AR seeing snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... AHTD website idrivearkansas.com , snow is hitting the roads on highways in Clay County, stretching from Corning to Piggott. At this time, those roads appear to be mostly clear according to the map. No schools have closed in Arkansas. In Missouri, ...

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  15. New technology program coming to local hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - Piggott Community Hospital received a $110,000 grant from the Blue and You Foundation of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The money is going to help initiate a new telemedicine program for the hospital.

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  16. New tech program coming to local hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PIGGOTT, AR - Piggott Community Hospital received a $110,00 grant from the Blue and You Foundation of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The money is going to help initiate a new telemedicine program for the hospital.

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  17. Raymond E. NanceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... 1931, in Makanda, the son of Moody and Geneva (Hagler) Nance. He married Charlene Anne Andres on Feb. 9, 1952, in Piggott, Arkansas. Raymond served in the Army during the Korean War. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sharlene (Van) Johnson ...

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  18. More help needed for Clay Co. Christmas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PIGGOTT, AR - The Clay County Department of Human Services needs help this holiday season. The Christmas project they organize helps provide Christmas gifts to families less fortunate.

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  19. Drawing Hemingway's CubaRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    ... visiting sites connected to him for years. He has traveled to Hemingway's home in Key West, his writing studio in Piggott, Arkansas, and various other places he wrote about - including, naturally, plenty of bars. But none can match this past ...

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  20. One taken to hospital after accident with trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... cident and talking to the railroad company and the landfill. Police said the train clipped the back end of a City of Piggott dump truck. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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