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Celebrating state's top crop

Winning rice festival pageant contestants receive crowns and sashes worn by Miss Arkansas Rice Festival Teen Queen Ashton Young (left) and Miss Arkansas Rice Festival Queen Chloe James.

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Some historical records suggest rice was grown in parts of Arkansas prior to the Civil War, according to the state's cooperative extension service.
Official state records for rice production have been kept since 190 . . . more »

   

Goodman 50th Wedding Anniversary

Johnny and Lanell (White) Goodman will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a reception from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26 at East Side Baptist Church located on Court St. in Paragould, hosted by their daughter and family. The couple were married by Bro. Jack Courtney on August 30, 1968 in St. Louis, Mo. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts please.


Johnny and Lanell (White) Goodman
Johnny and Lanell (White) Goodman will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a reception from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26 at East Side Baptist Church located on Court St. in Paragould, hosted by their daughter and . . . more »

   

Moore 50th Wedding Anniversary

Jacky and Darlene (Matheney) Moore will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends with a drop in reception from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2nd at the Marmaduke Church of Christ. The couple was married on August 31, 1968 at South Thorton Church of Christ in Piggott. The reception will be hosted by their daughter Lisa, granddaughter Rebecca, son David and daughter-in-law Heather. The couple request no gifts, just your presence.


Jacky and Darlene (Matheney) Moore
Jacky and Darlene (Matheney) Moore will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends with a drop in reception from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2nd at the Marmaduke Church of Christ.
The couple was mar . . . more »

   

Police arrest two on breaking, entering charge

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould police officers have arrested two Paragould men in unrelated cases of unauthorized entry and theft of items.
They arrested Jeremy Wayne Edgar, 39, on a charge of one count of breaking or entering, a Class D f . . . more »

   

Filing deadline closes for elections

Another four people filed candidacies on Friday for the nonpartisan offices up for election on Nov. 6. in Paragould.
Chris Dickinson is challenging incumbent Susan Kueter Williams for her Ward 1 Position 2 seat on the Paragould City Council.
In Marmaduke, incumbent . . . more »

   

GCSD releases suspect

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Steve Henderson was released from custody Friday after the Greene County Sheriff's Department announced new evidence had been uncovered, and that inaccurate statements were made to investigators related to their cas . . . more »

   

GCSD releases more abduction case details

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A Paragould man is in the Greene County jail facing five felony charges in the alleged rape Monday afternoon of a woman from the Center Hill area.
Greene County deputies arrested Steven Kyle Henderson, 31, Wednesday, o . . . more »

   

More candidates file for positions

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Another 18 people have filed candidacies for the nonpartisan offices up for election on Nov. 6, setting up at least three contested races.
Former Oak Grove Heights Mayor Ed Smith is challenging incumbent Rudy Garner fo . . . more »