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PLWC warns of possible hike to electricity rate

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
It's not a done deal, but Paragould Light, Water and Cable is warning of a possible hike in the cost of electrical power.
The utility's board of commissioners on Wednesday heard from . . .


Annual D.A.R.E. Car Show set for Saturday at Reynolds Park

BY Michelle Gould mgould@paragoulddailypress.com
This Saturday, Oct. 21, the Paragould Police Department will be hosting its 4th Annual D.A.R.E. Car Show at Reynolds Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Public entry to the event is . . .


Wrong license plate results in a drug arrest

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Having the wrong license plate on a vehicle netted much more than a ticket for one Paragould man.
Greene County sheriff's deputies arrested Mark David Biggerstaff, 56, Wednesday . . .


PSD approvespersonnel changes

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould School Board has approved the following personnel changes:
• Laurie Eubanks resigned from a nursing position.
• Amanda Allison and Sara Bassett both . . .


Quorum court approves dispatch funding

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County is on board with its portion of the funding for the central 911 dispatch center.
The court approved a resolution in Monday's meeting to make $106,392 to cover the 37 . . .


BPW honors working women


Michelle Gould / Daily Press

Barbara Jones received a sash and tiara Tuesday as Woman of the Day. She also enjoyed coffee and brunch at Unico Bank with Business and Professional Women members, including Nellie Murphy (left), Lee Ann Copeland (standing) and Reba Pillow (seated to Jones' left).

By Michelle Gould mgould@paragoulddailypress.com
Barbara Jones of Jones Services Group, Inc. was announced as "Woman of The Day," on Tuesday for the Paragould Business and Professional Women's celebration of National Business . . .


QC vacancies declared in Districts 2 and 7

By Gary Exelby gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Two vacancies have been declared in the Greene County Quorum Court justice of the peace positions in Districts 2 and 7.
Both incumbents, Barry Bateman of District 2 and Shawntae . . .


Deputies make methamphetamine arrest

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Friday the 13th definitely proved to be unlucky for one Paragould man.
Greene County Sheriff's deputies arrested Harley Duffel, 26, on an outstanding warrant for delivery of less . . .


Democrats: Show up, make a difference

By Grant Stewart Paxton News Bureau
Nicole Hart's life changed in 2004 during an explosion in Iraq.
Hart and her troop had only been in the country for a week when sirens alerted her to an attack. As she ran to her bunker, an . . .


Mental health centers behind schedule

By Gary Exelby gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Northeast Arkansas isn't the only region of the state behind schedule in putting a mental health crisis-stabilization unit in place.
The effort is aimed at keeping people with mental . . .


Downtown Paragould gets filled with zombies


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by Michelle Gould mgould@paragoulddailypress.com
The Main Street Paragould Zombie Walk that took place Friday brought out a mass of Paragould residents, as well as several other individuals and families from neighboring cities to . . .