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Boggs' example leaves a lasting impression

Alfred Wade "Al" Boggs, 78, of Marmaduke, passed away Sunday. Memorials may be made to Children's Home, Inc. or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To leave online tributes visit the website www.heathfuneralhome.com.

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By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Services for Alfred Wade "Al" Boggs, 78, of Marmaduke, were held Tuesday at Heath Funeral Home.
Tim Wooldridge, who said Wednesday that he grew up knowing Boggs at Union Central Church of Christ, officiated the serv . . . more »

   

Herren Tire: Serving half a century

Mark Tipton (right) works with one of the customers at Herren Tire Service, Inc. Mark has worked at Herren for 20 years.

Gary Exelby / Daily Press

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Ivey Herren, Sr. didn't start Herren Tire Service, Inc.; his late father Auslee Herren did.
"He started the business back in 1968," Herren said. "There were just two people when he started."
Herren was not one of them, . . . more »

   

Loving animals to death

By John Stossel
We need to sell more rhino horns, quickly.
That may be the only way to save rhinos from extinction. Today, rhinos vanish because poachers kill them for their horns. Businesses turn their horns into ornaments or quack health potions.
Some horns sell . . . more »

   

Sheriff's Deputies arrest three on drug charges

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Sheriff's deputies were at it again over the weekend. They arrested three Paragould men on felony drug charges - each as the result of traffic stops.
• They arrested Brandon Lee Easton, 36, on charges o . . . more »

   

Guilty pleas entered in circuit court on forgery, drug charges

The following guilty pleas were entered recently in Greene County Circuit Court:
• Marcus B. Lockhart, 48, has negotiated a plea of guilty to failing to register as a sex offender, a Class C felony; and failure to appear in court, a Class D felony. He was sentenc . . . more »

   

Staying safe on the 'Net held Tuesday

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Community educator Kristina Carnes with the Arkansas Attorney General's office, provided some guidelines on how to stay safe from scammers while dealing with the Internet during a free community education seminar held . . . more »

   

2 face felony charges after drug arrests

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Two Paragould residents face felony drug charges following arrests by the Greene County Sheriff's Department.
On Friday Mikyla Leshell Grubb, 30, was arrested after a traffic stop because the Jeep Grand Cherokee Lar . . . more »

   

Passenger in stop faces drug, firearms charges

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Once again, a routine traffic stop has yielded a felony drug arrest, and then some.
Greene County sheriff's deputies arrested Kurtus Austin, 30, of Hornersville, Mo., on charges of one count each of simultaneous posses . . . more »

   

Equalization board hearings dates are set

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Residents who think their properties in Greene County have not been assessed correctly should make an appointment soon with the Greene County Equalization Board.
The deadline to make appointments is Aug. 21, accordi . . . more »

   

Officials, market respond to China possibilities

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
China's government may begin buying rice grown in the Unites States for the first time ever.
As announced by the United States Department of Agriculture on Thursday, the People's Republic of China has agreed to buy Ame . . . more »