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Explosion, fire investigated


Gary Exelby / Daily Press

Paragould Fire Department Capt. Kerry Murray discusses the possible cause of a reported explosion and fire at Dixie Dry Cleaners with owner Keith Phillips. The cause is still under investigation.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A reported explosion at Dixie Dry Cleaners is under investigation.
Paragould firefighters responded to the incident at 10:12 a.m. on Friday, as witnesses reported hearing what . . .


Big 2nd quarter lifts Raiders past Eagles


Mike McKinney / Daily Press

Tech's Josh Condray (right) looks for running room against the Nettleton defense Friday night in a 5A-East conference football game at Eagle Stadium.

By Sean Saunders Paxton News Bureau
By Sean Saunders
Paxton News Bureau
It took Nettleton a while to shake off losing leading rusher Nathan Young on the game's second play, but once the Raiders recovered, they rolled.
After a . . .


Dig for the Cure


Cole Turbeville / Daily Press

Paragould volleyball players Shelby Blankenship (right) and Jade Stanley (center) present breast cancer survivor Jan Heath with flowers Tuesday night during the annual Dig for the Cure game at Doc Paynter's Court.


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Today In History

Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018. There are 77 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supre . . .