Newspapers in Clay County, AR are below.
Clay County Courier
810 N Missouri Ave
PO Box 128
Corning AR 72422-0128
The Clay County Times Democrat
209 W Main St
Piggott, AR 72454
The following newspapers are available for reading at the Rector Library:
Rector Library Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9-6
Wednesday and Friday 9-5
Closed on Saturday and Sunday
Some Clay County newspapers can be found at the Greene County Library in Paragould. At this time, there are no online volunteers to do lookups associated with the Greene County Historical and Genealogical Society. Requests for lookups must be done via the United States Postal Service.
Greene County Library
120 N 12th St
Paragould AR 72450
Library hours are:
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.
Volunteers are at the Library most every afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to provide individual help.
|Clay Co. Courier-Corning||Sep 29, 1893 - Feb 5, 1987 *||Newspaper - Microfilm
|Clay Co. Democrat-Rector||Oct 1, 1959 - Jul 22, 1987 *||Newspaper - Microfilm|
|Clay Co. Banner-Piggott||Jan 2, 1942 - Jan 31, 1969 *||Newspaper - Microfilm|
|Clay Co. Independent
Available at the Rector, AR Public Library
|Published at Rector from 1925-1934||Microfilm Editions
May 1926-May 1928
May-Dec. 1929 (Some weekly editions are missing)
3 Editions from June-Aug. 1930
5 Editions from Jan-June 1932
|Piggott Times||Jun 28, 1973 - Sep 2, 1987 *||Newspaper - Microfilm|
* Some papers did not survive.
Consider writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper in the area where you are looking for information about your ancestors. A lot of people read letters to the editor so for the price of a postage stamp, you might get good information. Try to be specific with your query and remember to add an address where people can contact you if they have information to exchange. Most newspapers do not accept unsigned letters to the editor so remember to sign your name.
You might write something similar to this:
To the Editor,
Seeking information on Sally Jones, b.1895 in any town. Lived in any county in 1920 and married John Smith, had 11 children. Children were: etc... (Add anything you know about your ancestors.)
Anyone with information please write to me at:
Your name (Remember to sign the letter)
Updated 21 Aug 2011