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Today In History

Wednesday, March 20, the 79th day of 2019. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 5:58 p.m. Eastern time.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 20, 1995, in Tokyo, 12 people were killed, more than 5,500 others sickened when packages containing th ... « more »





Local author shares with kids


Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Tracy Satterfield (left) visits with Tammy and Brittney Russell, and Case Bagwell, about Satterfield's new book Bubblegum Blunder, first in her series of books about Piper Jane.

BY Gary Exelby gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Local children's author Tracy McMillin Satterfield presented a reading and held a book signing for her new book Piper Jane Bubblegum Blunder at the Greene County Public Library this week.
Several othe

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Local lifter sets world record


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Greene County Tech freshman Logan Simmons deadlifts during a recent competition in Jonesboro. Simmons, 15, set both the state and world record for his class in the deadlift and bench press.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
By Cole Turbeville
cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Tech is now home to a world record holder.
GCT freshman Logan Simmons set world records for both the deadlift and bench press categories in a. . . more »

Time to travel


Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Greene Acres Nursing Home receptionist Marilyn Marlar (left) greets Patsy Jeffries who retired last week after 22 years as a licensed practical nurse at the facility. Jeffries said she plans to do some traveling after she steps down from Greene Acres.

The best gift

Dear Heloise: Being 79 years old, I don't need much and don't really want "things" for special occasions. The very best gift anyone could give me is to invite me for a home-cooked meal. Nothing fancy, just dinner or lunch and someone to share it wi . . . more »