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Today In History

Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2019. There are 343 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson di ... « more »

Clinic keeps Paragould strong

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Carie Cesare is one of two nurse-practitioners at the Women's Clinic of Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She is also married to Dr. Charles Cesare.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.co
Babies are their business, but the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Women's Clinic does so much more.
The clinic consists of Drs. Charles Cesare, Sr.; Betty Orange; Charles Burk; and Rose Glynne, obstetrician-gynecolog

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Marion mounts comeback over PHS

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Paragould's Blythe Benefield (right) drives past Marion's Tashlee Milow on Tuesday night at home. The Lady Rams lost to the Lady Patriots, 49-45.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould Lady Rams let a 12-point lead slip away in the third quarter on Tuesday night, falling at home to Marion, 49-45.
The Lady Rams led 29-17 at the half, but came out flat in the third quarter and wer. . . more »

Opening night

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Payton Hooton (left), Hailey Bounds and Hailey Beliew listen as Hailey Nicley rants about saving their town, Fayro, Texas, during the dress rehearsal of the Paragould High School Drama Department's production of its winter play, Southern Hospitality. The comedy, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, will have two performances: tonight at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Paragould High School Auditorium. According to drama teacher Barry Burkheart, general admission is $5, but free for students and staff of the Paragould School District.

Peach peeling

Dear Heloise: My mother-in-law once showed me a shortcut that makes peeling peaches a cinch. I put peaches that I am going to prepare into a pot of cold water, just enough to cover the peaches, and let them sit for 15 minutes. When I remove the pea . . . more »