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Tech students build model battleship

Here are some of the Greene County Tech Junior High students who helped build the model of the USS Texas, America's first battleship. Front from left: McKenzie Maxwell, Alyson Sims, Eden Turner, Alexia Nobles, Brooke Pool, Laney Hancock and Jarred Cheatham. In the back from left: Austin Taylor, Joe Davis, Cameron Perrin, Kevin James, Landen Potter, Ethan Reinhart, Logan Wheeler, Matthew Hall, Cameron Bottoms, Trey Clegg and Conner Flores.

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By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Tech Junior High students got a glimpse of naval history over the past year as they helped build a scale model of the US Navy's first battleship.
According to retiring junior high Civics and Economics tea . . . more »


Police make felony arrests

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould police arrested McKenzie K. White, 18, and Rickey D. Howell, 36, both of Paragould on Wednesday afternoon.
White was charged with one count each of possession of between four ounces and 25 pounds of a Schedu . . . more »


Two-state chase ends in drug, assault charges

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Sheriff's deputies arrested Terry G. Simpson, 43, of Paragould on charges of one count each of fleeing and aggravated assault on a corrections or law enforcement officer, both Class D felonies; plus sever . . . more »


Thomas chosen Officer of the Month

Detective Sgt. Rhonda Thomas displays the plaque and certificate recognizing her as Fraternal Order of Police Officer of the Month for April.

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By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragopulddailypress

Detective Sgt. Rhonda Thomas is the April Officer of the Month as chosen by Paragould lodge number 87 of the Fraternal Order of Police.

According to her peer . . . more »


GCT school board votes for millage campaign

By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Greene County Tech school board voted on Thursday night to hold an election this fall to raise the district’s millage rate.
If passed, the millage would increase four mills from 37.49 to 41.49, whic . . . more »


Dept. of Military Science commissions officers

Benjamin S. Holder receives his bars as a second lieutenant, pinned by his friends, Aaron Headley and Dylan Vangilder.

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Daily Press Staff
JONESBORO -- The Department of Military Science and Leadership at Arkansas State University commissioned nine ROTC cadets for military duty on Friday, May 12, during a ceremony attended by family, friends and university staff.
The new officers als . . . more »