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County to buy new voting machines

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Recognizing a bargain when it sees one, the Greene County Quorum Court has voted to spend $150,000 to buy new voting machines.
"We are saving $350,000 off the original price," said . . .


Greene County judge, sheriff win primaries

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Voters picked party nominees in Tuesday's primary election for the general election in November.
In Greene County the Republican incumbents for countywide offices, County Judge . . .


Miss Arkansas ends her tour at OGMS


Gary Exelby / Daily Press

Miss Arkansas, Maggie Benton, discusses what it means to "put yourself out there" to Oak Grove Middle School sixth-grader Maggie Freeman during an assembly in the school gym. Benton concluded her statewide travels as Miss Arkansas at the school Friday.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Maggie Benton has traveled the entire state during her tenure as Miss Arkansas 2017-2018.
She closed out that tour by bringing her three-part message to Oak Grove Middle . . .


Fibs to local deputies lead to three arrests

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Not telling the truth to sheriff's deputies landed three Paragould residents in the county jail on various charges.
Deputies arrested Dale Wayne Jackson, 35, on charges of one count . . .


Police emphasize seat belt enforcement

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Better buckle your seat belts.
Paragould police officers are participating in a six-state "zero tolerance" effort to emphasize the wearing of seat belts for the period May 21-June . . .


Polls open at 7:30 today

Daily Press Staff
The polls open at 7:30 a.m. today for the primary and non-partisan election.
Republican primary winners for Justice of the Peace on the Greene County Quorum Court in Districts 2, 7, 9, 10, and 11 will have no . . .