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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.
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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 »

Zombies in the streets

Main Street Paragould ushered in the Halloween season with its annual Downtown Paragould Zombie Walk on Friday night. The event raised money and donations for Mission Outreach, which provides food and housing for those in need in Northeast Arkansas. Zombie-participants contributed $1 to participate, and compete in costume contests, along with non-perishable food items for Mission Outreach. Michelle Gould / Daily Press

Keeping a healthy budget

Dear Heloise: I'm always looking for ways to save money, and a big expense for me is my medical bills. Here are some hints I use to help my budget: • I stay on top of my health with a yearly physical. The doctor can see potential problems and cut . . . more »