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Hamilton earns Master Pilot award

Donis Hamilton displays his Wright Brothers "Master Pilot" award.

Gary Exelby / Daily Press

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A local aviator has earned national recognition for a rare milestone.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded retired attorney Donis Hamilton the title of Wright Brothers Master Pilot for 50 years of flyi . . . more »


Court passes sentences

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The following guilty pleas were entered recently in Greene County Circuit Court:
• Teresa K. Weeks, 63, has negotiated a plea of guilty to a charge of one count of violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law (more than o . . . more »


Counseling services decision reversed

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Tech's school board has reversed a decision it made at its July board meeting, and awarded a one-year contract to Families, Inc. for mental health counseling services in the district.
At its July 18 meeti . . . more »


Police make several drug-related arrests

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould police made several felony drug arrests this past week involving methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
On Tuesday, Paragould Police Officer Owen Mundy asked for, and was granted consent, to search Ronald . . . more »


Council condemns house, attaches liens

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould City Council continues the crackdown on shabby houses.
At its meeting this week, the council condemned a house at 405 W. Dennington, owned by Mary Carolyn McDonald and Kathy Gibbs, co-trustees of the Gibb . . . more »


Police warn of Social Security phone call scam

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Phone scammers are at it again, only this time they are not claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service - they are claiming to be the Social Security Administration.
"This is a prerecorded message from the Social Secur . . . more »