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Today In History

Wednesday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2017. There are 74 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 18, 1767, the Mason-Dixon line, the boundary between colonial Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware, was set as astronomers Charles Mason and Jeremi ... « more »

BPW honors working women

Michelle Gould / Daily Press
Barbara Jones received a sash and tiara Tuesday as Woman of the Day. She also enjoyed coffee and brunch at Unico Bank with Business and Professional Women members, including Nellie Murphy (left), Lee Ann Copeland (standing) and Reba Pillow (seated to Jones' left).

By Michelle Gould mgould@paragoulddailypress.com
Barbara Jones of Jones Services Group, Inc. was announced as "Woman of The Day," on Tuesday for the Paragould Business and Professional Women's celebration of National Business Women's Week.
"Can't believe someone tu

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Tigers hold off Greyhounds

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Marmaduke's Derek Agee (right) tries to drive past Armorel's Brock Elliot on Tuesday night at Chester Barner Sr. gym. The Greyhounds lost, 38-34.

By Cole Turbeville
MARMADUKE -- The Marmaduke Greyhounds struggled offensively on Tuesday night, losing the 2017 season opener to Armorel, 38-34.
The Greyhounds were held to just 13 points in the second half after building as muc. . . more »

Business After Hours

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Hampton Inn General Manager Kodi Dobbins (left) welcomes Tyler Fry and Audrey Jane Hicks of Higginbotham Family Dental to the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours celebration of Hampton Inn-Paragould's first year in business on Wednesday afternoon.

Cellphone for the ages

Dear Readers: A recent poll suggests that almost 90 percent of kids ages 12 to 17 have a cellphone. When is the right time to give your child a cellphone? Here are some hints to consider: • Maturity of the child is more important than age. Intern . . . more »