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Police arrest three people on felony charges

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
In unrelated incidents, the Paragould Police Department made felony arrests on three individuals. In the first incident, they arrested Chanda Jo Milligan, 44, of Paragould, on March . . .


City and county make two arrests

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
In unrelated incidents, the Paragould Police Department and Greene County Sheriff's Department have arrested two men.
Police officers arrested Cornelius R. Robinson, 46, of . . .


Court wrestles with money issues

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
It's all about the money.
After protracted discussion at Monday night's meeting, the Greene County Quorum Court narrowly approved one ordinance -- on its first reading only -- to . . .


EV owner says added fees in highway-funding plan unfair

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Jimmy McPhink says he doesn't mind paying something extra on his vehicle registration since he has an electric car, but he thinks $200 is too much.
McPhink, 53, of Paragould, owns . . .


County kids dominate Crowley's Ridge Classic


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Crowley's Ridge Classic Live Stock Show judge Brian Anderson (left) presents the award for the event's Grand Champion Market Goat to Parker Lentz of Marmaduke FFA and Greene County 4-H.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Youngsters from Greene County scored heavily in the recent 19th annual Crowley's Ridge Classic Livestock Show took place March 8-9 at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Paragould.
The . . .


Locals Corner


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Kirk Brinkley, commercial loan officer at Centennial Bank, has a claim to fame. "My cousin Jeremy Wooldridge and I are Bag-O champions at the Wooldridge family reunion two years running," he said. Married to Shelley for 14 years, the couple has an eight-year-old daughter, Halle. He likes yard work, camping and deer hunting. He is also a volunteer coach on his daughter's basketball and softball teams. His favorite foods are steaks and other meat dishes, and his favorite music genres are bluegrass and 80s and 90s country music. And he is a deacon at his church, Union Central Church of Christ.

Kirk . . .