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Greene County OEM takes steps toward more visibility

Here are items in one of the Office of Emergency Management display cases in the Greene County Courthouse.

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press

By Steve Gillespie Editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Two display cases have been added to the lobby of the Greene County Courthouse in downtown Paragould.
The items inside remind older observers of times gone by during the days of the Federal Civil Defense Administrat . . . more »

   

Quorum Court wrestles with budget

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
"Either raise taxes, cut employees or deficit spend. Pick one." That's how District 5 Justice of the Peace Tommy Grooms described the dilemma for Greene County during Monday evening's Quorum Court Finance Committee mee . . . more »

   

Personnel issues are money issues

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County's Quorum Court is considering personnel issues.
But all the discussions are centering around money.
"A lot of people are underpaid," said District 4 Justice of the Peace Jonathon Davis during the court's . . . more »

   

State police ID crash victim

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Arkansas State Police have identified the victim in a two-vehicle fatal collision that happened Monday on Highway 49 north of Marmaduke.
According to the state police Fatal Crash Summary report filed by Trooper Aaron M . . . more »

   

Guilty pleas entered on drug charges

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The following guilty pleas were entered recently in Greene County Circuit Court:
• Travis Gene Mekan, 29, has negotiated a plea of guilty to a charge of possession of between two and 28 grams of a Schedule I/II contr . . . more »

   

PLWC continues switch to LED lights

By Gary Exelby Gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The lights at night in Paragould are taking on a new color: white instead of orange.
That's because Paragould Light, Water & Cable (PLWC) is changing out the old high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights for lights that us . . . more »