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Book signings set at Greene County Library

by Michelle Gould mgould@paragoulddailypress.com
Local book authors will be at the Greene County Library in Paragould on Saturday to sign copies of their books from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Authors who will be present include Martha . . .


Committee adopts county budget with deficit

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County's budget may have a $22,000 deficit going into the new year.
As approved this week by the Quorum Court Finance Committee, the County General budget reflects . . .


Arkansas Municipal League sues opioid manufacturers

Daily Press Staff
The Arkansas Municipal League has filed a federal lawsuit against several major drug manufacturers and distributors, accusing them of creating a public health crisis by downplaying the risks of some opioid . . .


County project funding discussed

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Scaled-back capital improvement projects have received approval from the Greene County Quorum Court Finance Committee.
As proposed by County Judge Rusty McMillon, the committee has . . .


23 arrested in multi-agency drug bust

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould Police Department joined forces with other area law enforcement agencies to execute 23 arrest warrants on Wednesday.
According to Second Judicial District . . .


Guilty pleas entered on assault, drugs, burglary charges

By Gary Exelby gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
• Dennis Dill, 40, has negotiated a plea of guilty to a charge of one count of second-degree sexual assault, a Class B felony. He was sentenced to 120 months (less 125 days credit . . .


Drug arrests made at GCSD, home

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
James Allen Dowdy, 32, of Paragould, was arrested late Monday night after deputies found him to be under the influence in the Greene County Sheriff's Department parking lot.
In an . . .


Pump prices continue to drop for now

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Arkansas started the week off as having the fifth lowest regular gas prices in the country averaging $2.22 per gallon.
By Wednesday Arkansas ranked sixth lowest in the country . . .


Turning Point USA files lawsuit

By Sarah Morris PMG News Bureau
JONESBORO -- A federal lawsuit alleges Arkansas State University limits free speech to 1 percent of its campus.
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District . . .


Food truck ordinance may be amended

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
After a meeting Monday of the Paragould City Council Ordinance Committee, amendments may be considered to the proposed ordinance to permit and regulate mobile food trucks in the . . .


Missouri suspect arrested

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
A suspect wanted in Dunklin County, Mo., has been arrested in Greene County.
According to an incident report from the Greene County Sheriff's Department, Houston Lee McElwrath, . . .