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Liz May retires after 33 years in education

Lizabeth May retires at the end of the current school year after teaching first grade in the Paragould School District for 26 of her 33 years as a teacher. Gary Exelby / Daily Press

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragouldailypress.com
After 33 years, Lizabeth May is retiring.
The first-grade teacher at Paragould Primary School is hanging it up at the end of the current school year.
She has thoroughly enjoyed the ride.
"I taught first grade for 26 yea . . . more »


GCT personnel changes

By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Greene County Tech School Board has approved the following personnel changes:
• Golden Williams resigned from her intermediate art teacher position.
• Elizabeth Craft resigned from her midd . . . more »


Police called to gather snakes at Wal-mart

By Gary Exelby Gexlby@paragoulddailypress.com
Someone dumped what police are calling "numerous" snakes onto the Wal-mart parking lot in Paragould Saturday night.
And while initial reports from witnesses shared on social media described them variously as cottonmouth . . . more »


Lord's Refuge forms to restore families

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Robert Owens is on a mission to help get men dealing with drug addiction or emotional problems back on their feet with a new faith-based program he is working to set up in Greene County.
"I believe that a man who is . . . more »


Officials speculate on special session

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@parfagoulddailypress.com
Nothing is set in stone yet.
But, State Rep. Jimmy Gazaway (R-Paragould) and State Sen. Blake Johnson (R-Corning) have expressed what they believe needs to happen in any proposed upcoming special session of the state . . . more »


Deputies bust pot manufacturing operation

Some of the marijuana plants, and equipment used to facilitate growing them, which were removed from a shed in the back yard of a residence at 3669 Highway 358 in Paragould. Resident Johnathon Randall Slayton was arrested for manufacturing a Schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana).

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By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Sheriff's deputies have shut down a marijuana manufacturing operation.
They arrested Johnathon Randall Slayton, 30, of rural Paragould on Thursday evening on a charge of one count of manufacture of a Sche . . . more »


Traffic stop leads to possession arrest

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Andrea Massara, 35, of 509 Vine St., in Paragould, is facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop Thursday at Hunt Street and Highway 49.
Sgt. Tommy Huffstetler of the Greene County Sheriff's Department stopped . . . more »