Family: Piggott athlete who collapsed during football practice has died

A Piggott High School junior who suffered extreme heat stroke during football practice earlier this week has died.

  Texas testing drops, mirroring national trend

The trend worries health experts who fear that Texas risks flying blind into the fall if it doesn't increase testing.
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Postal Service warns states across US about mail voting

The U.S. Postal Service has warned 46 states and the District of Columbia it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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Zach Williams, Big Daddy Weave to perform Oct. 11 at Stone Drive-In

  Gov. Hutchinson issues plan for school-sponsored team sports events

The governor also announced a directive Friday to give guidelines to the state on school-sponsored team sports events.
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Tropical Storm Josephine closer to land, Kyle moving away

Josephine continued to just barely hold on to its tropical storm status Friday as Tropical Storm Kyle formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, packing winds near gale force but with no major population centers in its projected path.

  Digital eye strain a concern as school year starts

  Candidates draw for position on ballot

1 teen killed, another injured in Marianna shooting

  Recently appointed Randolph County District Judge adjusts to new challenges in courtroom

  American Made General Store to open Saturday; mayor’s pleased with business growth

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Sex offender accused of grabbing boy, threatening ‘payback’

  NEW DETAILS: Rebecca O’Donnell, a bloody knife and a chicken

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USPS announces temporary price increase

The price increase is due to the high demand for online items.

SPORTS

  Family: Piggott athlete who collapsed during football practice has died

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  2020 FFN PRESEASON TOUR: Blytheville

2020 FFN PRESEASON TOUR: Blytheville

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Poplar Bluff nurse earns the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Poplar Bluff police searching for non-compliant sex offender

Hayti man sentenced to 17 years for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

  Tennessee reports 1,947 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

Dolly Parton: ‘Of course, Black lives matter’

The country singer addresses the demonstrations against racism and police brutality that swept the nation after George Floyd's death in a wide-ranging Billboard magazine article.
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Police in Portland, Oregon, arrest 4 as protests continue

Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.

  Man arrested, community upset after vandalism in cemetery

  Police looking for woman who spit on store clerk after being confronted for not wearing a mask

  Committee meets to discuss future of funding SkyCops

  Butler County Health Department receives rapid COVID testing machine

EDUCATION

  Digital eye strain a concern as school year starts

  ASU System board approves mask policy on campus

ENTERTAINMENT

Dolly Parton: ‘Of course, Black lives matter’

  Mid-South Fairgrounds will soon be known as Liberty Park

Graceland to host first-ever drive-in during Elvis Week

POLITICS

  Candidates draw for position on ballot

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

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  MAPC presents Downtown Jonesboro Development Code