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Marmaduke High rewarded for report card performance

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Marmaduke High School is one of the 175 top performers in the state, according to the state Department of Education.
And quite apart from bragging rights, there are tangible rewards that go along with the designation.
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Paragould PD arrests include drugs, theft

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Police arrested two Paragould men in unconnected incidents over the weekend.
In the first incident, they arrested Phillip Ray Hancock, 39, on a charge of one count of possession of less than two grams of a Schedule I/I . . . more »


Rotary celebrates 97 years

The officers of the Paragould Rotary Club (from left) are: Board member Mike Weaver, president-elect Vicki Shelby, public relations officer Shae Murphy, board member Karen Cooper, secretary Pam Diggs, board members Jay Scurlock and Amy Lucius, board member and past district governor Greg Marler, board member Andrea Dickey, president Brittany Murray, board member Carolyn Hurley-Block and board member and past president Meredith Smith.

Courtesy photo

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould's Rotary Club currently boats 73 members from all walks of life, including doctors, lawyers, elected officials, educators, bankers, and insurance and real estate brokers.
According to its current president, e . . . more »


Rotary to provide drone to city

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
When it arrives, the drone being provided by the Paragould Rotary Club will be in the possession of the Paragould Police Department.
"We will have it," said information technology (IT) Capt. Brent McCain, "but it will . . . more »


Vector closes out year

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Vector Disease Control Inc. (VDCI) has closed out its year in Paragould.
According to a report provided to the Paragould City Council for the period September-October 2018, its inspection of permanent water, flood wate . . . more »


County works toward evaluation system

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Slowly but surely, Greene County is working toward an objective evaluation system for its employees.
The aim is to be able to document justification for pay raises. At its called meeting of the Committee of the Whole o . . . more »