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Today In History

Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 18, 2001, auto racing star Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at the Daytona 500; he was 49.
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In 1546, Martin Luther, leader of the Pr ... « more »

District seeks recycling center bids

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Carly Hovis (left) and Recycling Center Supervisor Laura Mansfield go through items to be recycled at the Northeast Arkansas Landfill Recycling Center. The landfill is seeking bids for a new center more than double the size of the current facility.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The supply of recyclables is outgrowing the Northeast Arkansas Landfill's Recycling Center.
So the Northeast Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District (NEARSWMD) is seeking bids for a new facility.
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Lady Rams earn senior night win

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Paragould's Kalyssa Hollis (right) goes up for a shot over a West Memphis defender in a home win on Friday night. Hollis was one of three Lady Ram seniors honored for senior night.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould Lady Rams are one step closer to clinching a state tournament berth after knocking off West Memphis at home on Friday night, 54-32.
The Lady Rams held the Lady Blue Devils to just 12 points in the. . . more »

Back in business

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Billy Worsham (left) and Robert Everhart of Grain Valley, Mo.-based PDQ Tower Services reinstall cellular telephone antennas for Verizon Wireless atop the newly repainted water tower this week at the Linwood Cemetery. The antennas were removed to facilitate the repainting. According to PDQ crew lead Robert Garey, the reinstallation will also permit the use of new technology by Verizon.

Etiquette in flight

Dear Heloise: I've been a stewardess with a major airline for a long time, and I'd like to remind airline travelers of a few rules of etiquette while traveling that often are forgotten: • Lock the lavatory door -- you might be surprised how often . . . more »