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Quorum Court adopts clean-up budget

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The Greene County Quorum Court finalized its 2017 county budget -- the "clean-up" budget -- adopted unanimously this week.
"We spent $800,000 less than we could have," said District . . .

A new start with her art

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press

Lynda Scheidt and her service dog, Tank, with one of Scheidt's paintings she keeps in her home. Please see related photos on Page 2.

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Art isn't new to Lynda Scheidt, but having paintings on display, and selling them is a new experience for her.
"I used to just give my paintings away to all my friends," Scheidt . . .

Guilty pleas entered on multiple charges

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The following guilty pleas were entered recently in Greene County Circuit Court:
• Angela Sue Higgins, 39, has negotiated a plea of guilty to charges of one count . . .

Lawmakers evaluate special session

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
In general, local lawmakers were pleased with the just-concluded special session of the state Legislature.
"Almost everything brought to the session passed," said State Sen. Blake . . .

Two-state chase ends with arrests

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A wild two-state chase at speeds approaching 90 m.p.h. ended in the arrest of a Lexa man and a Paragould woman early Sunday morning.
Greene County Deputy Thomas Underwood arrested . . .