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Today In History

Monday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2017. There are 223 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 22, 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the final time (Jay Leno took over as host three days l ... « more »



Tech students build model battleship


Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Here are some of the Greene County Tech Junior High students who helped build the model of the USS Texas, America's first battleship. Front from left: McKenzie Maxwell, Alyson Sims, Eden Turner, Alexia Nobles, Brooke Pool, Laney Hancock and Jarred Cheatham. In the back from left: Austin Taylor, Joe Davis, Cameron Perrin, Kevin James, Landen Potter, Ethan Reinhart, Logan Wheeler, Matthew Hall, Cameron Bottoms, Trey Clegg and Conner Flores.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Tech Junior High students got a glimpse of naval history over the past year as they helped build a scale model of the US Navy's first battleship.
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Red Wolves win NCSA World Series


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Members of the ASU softball team proudly display their national championship trophy Sunday after defeating James Madison in the final in Columbus, Ga. Team members are (from left): front -- Mackenzie Powers of Paragould, Madison Carr of Armorel, Erin Eckert of Cabot, Kiana Cole of Paragould; second row -- Chloe Vaught of Morrilton, Mabry Watson of Marion, Ciara Watson of Gosnell, Jerri Mathis of Jonesboro, Sabrina Luttrell of Armorel, Bailey Bradley of Imboden, Rachel Hinson of Vilonia, Shea Cothren of Paragould, head coach Chris Powers; back row -- coach Keith Hinson and coach Todd Clifford.

For the Daily Press
For the Daily Press
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Victory is sweet as Arkansas State University found out after winning the National Club Softball Association (NCSA) World Series Sunday morning at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. The Red Wolv. . . more »


Ferrellgas ribbon cutting


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The Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for new member, Ferrellgas. Ferrellgas is located at 225 East Lake St., in Paragould, and is currently open for business. Contact Ferrellgas at (870) 236-8741.

Put a cap on this problem

Dear Heloise: Oh, how I have enjoyed your mother's and your hints all these years! Here is a hint that your readers may not be aware of: My hand strength is not as strong as it used to be, so I would not put the top on my pill bottles after conside . . . more »