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Family will produce bamboo

Tyler Clement, and his mother, Sherry, look over some of the 1,000 bamboo plants that will be planted on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
For some, the mention of bamboo may conjure up images of panda bears having a snack, or huts and any number of other items built by castaways on the old "Gilligan's Island" television show.
But there is a growing in . . . more »

   

Man facing charge of internet stalking

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould police have arrested a man for internet stalking.
Danny Keith Eppes, 43, is charged with one count of first-degree stalking, a Class C felony.
The arrest came as the result of an investigation into allegation . . . more »

   

Mitchell recalled by friends, colleagues

Robert "Bobby" Mitchell owned and operated Mitchell Funeral Home for many years in Paragould. He passed away Monday and is to be buried in Linwood Cemetery today. His funeral is it 2 p.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home.

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By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Friends are remembering Robert "Bobby" Mitchell, who passed away Sept. 17 at age 70.
Owner of Mitchell Funeral Home until its recent sale to Westwood Funeral Services, he had followed in the footsteps of his father and . . . more »

   

Man arrested on aggravated robbery charge

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould police have arrested a Jonesboro man in connection with a June 12 robbery at knife-point.
They arrested Steven Brody Carter, 32, on a charge of one count of aggravated robbery, a Class Y felony, plus misdemea . . . more »

   

Court grants raises to prosecutor staff

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
People in the prosecuting attorney's office are getting a raise to bring their salaries up to par with the rest of county employees.
The Greene County Quorum Court voted this week to amend the budget ordinance, 2017-10 . . . more »

   

Clay County man enters guilty plea to possession of child pornography

Daily Press Staff
Shane I. Thompson, 43, of Piggott, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in Clay County Circuit Court on four counts of distributing, possessing, and viewing child pornography.
He was sentenced to 10 years on each of the first two counts, to run consecu . . . more »

   

Too-dark car window tint leads to drug arrest

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A too-dark car window tint got the driver arrested for felony drug possession.
Greene County deputies arrested Justin Adam Lueker, 35, of rural Paragould on charges of one count each of possession with purpose to deliv . . . more »

   

Carter, Jett talk needed improvements

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
This is the second of a two-part article comparing the issue views of three-term incumbent state Rep. Joe Jett, a Republican, and challenger Ryan Carter, a Democrat, vying to serve in District 56 of the state House . . . more »

   

Marmaduke man faces battery charge

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Marmaduke police have arrested a man in connection with a domestic battery situation.
According to information made available by the Marmaduke Police Department, officers arrested Joshua Edward Hollyfield, 33, on Sept. . . . more »