Clay County Living


CHS celebrates Homecoming 2014

Bobcat Homecoming week will be observed at Corning High School starting Monday, October 6 and culminating with the Homecoming’s crowning of the queens and football game Friday, October 10 at Bobcat Stadium. Again this year a huge parade is set to kick-off things at 5:30 p.m. Monday with the parade forming at the courthouse on Second Street and traveling to Main before finally heading northward on Third Street to Corning High School.

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Ambulance drive surpasses goal

by Fred Martin
Five weeks ago, members of the former Corning Cares Campaign Committee met with representatives of Arkansas Methodist Medical Center to discuss the condition of the five-year old ambulance with nearly 200,000 miles that serves the area’s emergency medical needs.

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Junior High Homecoming Royalty

Queen Maggie Couch is surrounded by her court to be presented to the Homecoming crowd at Bobcat Stadium Friday, October 10. The crowning ceremony (about 5:30-5:45) follows the introduction of the senior high royalty. From left, seated, Kaytie Manatt, Queen Maggie, Cara Johnson and Sydney Haggard. Standing, Steffani Hampton, Cassidy Edwards, Emma Russom and Kelsey Watson.

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Speed, injury combine for tough 3A-3 opener

by Jim McIntosh
A combination of a fluid running attack and a devastating injury provided the ingredients for a difficult football game Friday night as Corning fell to Rivercrest 47-30 in Wilson. The Bobcats were overpowered by the Colts’ Cecil Langston who amassed some 230 yards and made a key defensive play to turn the momentum early in Rivercrest’s favor.

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Juniors come up short against Colts

by Jim McIntosh
The Junior Bobcats suffered a 35-6 loss at the hands of Rivercrest Thursday night at home. Although a lopsided final score, the squad did show improvement controlling the ball and was able to run against a team with superior speed. Corning fell behind 14-6 at the half, and looked to make a come back in the third quarter but a fumbled snap on fourth-and six at the Rivercrest 28-yard line stalled the drive.

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