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Today In History

Wednesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2018. There are 348 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Jan. 17, 1893, Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Lili'uokalani (lee-LEE'-oo-oh-kah-LAH'-nee) ... « more »

Katie Head fulfills big goals

Courtesy photo
The Grand Champion Market Hog Over-all winner at the Arkansas State Fair was exhibited by Katie Head (holding the banner) and purchased from Final Drive Genetics at The Sale in Conway. All other people in the photo are Greene County youth and families as well as the market hog judge Miles Toenyes, standing directly behind Katie.

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Katie Head was practically born a 4-H member.
Her mother was a 4-H club leader, as was her mother before her.
From the age of 5, which is when people can actually sign up for 4-H, Katie has been an official member.

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Hogs down, but not yet out of big dance

Associated Press photo
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson reacts to a call during a recent game. Anderson and the Hogs, which have dropped three of their last four games, look to get back on track at home Saturday against Ole Miss.

Just two weeks ago Arkansas basketball fans were jubilant, and for good reason.
Their beloved Hogs had cracked the top 25 for the first time in a while after pulling out a 95-93 overtime win over a very talented Tennessee team.
The Razorbacks had won six in a row a. . . more »

Story Time

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
From left, Keagan Willis, Cade Robbins, Lily Pankey and Sarah McPhearson sing "Skinamarinky-doo" at the close of Story Time on Wednesday at the Greene County Library.

Who are you?

Dear Heloise: I do a lot of business all over the country. It is important to identify yourself as soon as the call is answered. Skip the time-wasting pleasantries, because no one finds it interesting. (Heloise here: I don't agree . . . more »