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Today In History

Wednesday, March 29, the 88th day of 2017. There are 277 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 29, 1867, Britain's Parliament passed, and Queen Victoria signed, the British North America Act creating the Dominion of Canada, which came into ... « more »



Properties condemned, reprieved


Gary Exelby / Daily Press
The same house on Tuesday, after Melanie Goodson had worked on it for five days. The house must still be inspected for structural soundness to keep it from being condemned; Goodson has until April 10 to bring a good engineering report to the council.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@pareagoulddailypress.com
Clean it up or we will tear it down.
That was the message to owners of eyesore properties as the Paragould City Council voted at Monday night's meeting to condemn three properties by resolutions to that effect. The ow

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GCT football camp awards handed out


Courtesy photo
The seventh-grade award winners from Greene County Tech's youth football camp display their awards on Wednesday at GCT's Student Activities Center. The seventh-grade winners included Christian Walls, Ronell Jackson, Clinton Tucker, Christian Barber, Jax Batten and JB Hoyer.

Daily Press staff
Greene County Tech wrapped up last week's youth football camp with an awards ceremony at the indoor facility.
The camp hauled in 85 campers and director Jeff Hudson handed out awards in nine different categories, including Punt, Pass and Kick Awar. . . more »


Exchange Club contribution


Steve Gillespie / Daily Press
The Paragould Exchange Club recently contributed a total of $800 for backpack programs at Greene County Tech, Marmaduke and Paragould School Districts. Pictured are Libby Martin (left) and Tori Gibson representing PSD, Karen Cremeens, Exchange Club president, and Robin Williams and Brandi Slayton, representing GCT. The backpack programs provide food for students to take home.

Cooking with gas vs. electric

Dear Heloise: My husband and I are building our "dream home." When it comes to our stove and ovens, we don't know whether to go with gas or electric. Any suggestions? -- Carrie T., Port Huron, Mich. Carrie, this can be a difficult decision! General . . . more »