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Today In History

Thursday, March 22, the 81st day of 2018. There are 284 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On March 22, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that Gen. William C. Westmoreland, the commander of American forces in Vietnam, would leave that ... « more »

A new start with her art

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press
Lynda Scheidt and her service dog, Tank, with one of Scheidt's paintings she keeps in her home. Please see related photos on Page 2.

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Art isn't new to Lynda Scheidt, but having paintings on display, and selling them is a new experience for her.
"I used to just give my paintings away to all my friends," Scheidt said. "And they kept telling me 'sell

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Reddick helps Lyon sweep Drury, post 20th victory

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Lyon's Logan Reddick drives a pitch during a game this season. Reddick, a Greene County Tech graduate, had six hits for the 20th-ranked Scots in a doubleheader sweep of Drury on Tuesday in Springfield, Mo.

For the Daily Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- After moving into the NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 poll earlier this week, the 20th-ranked Lyon College baseball team showed why it is one of the top teams in the country and swept a doubleheader at NCAA Division II Drury on. . . more »


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Kaysyn Arender, great-grandson of Jesse and Lisa Hancock, of Light, picked his first daffodils this past week. The flowers are known for symbolizing rebirth and the coming of spring, which officially arrives on Tuesday.

The dirt on the dishwasher

Dear Readers: Just wondering: Do you wash your dishes by hand, or do you use your dishwasher? Here are some hints about dishwashing: • The dishwasher gets hotter and can sanitize dishes better than hand-washing. • The dishwasher uses less water . . . more »