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Today In History

Wednesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2017. There are 158 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 26, 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention i ... « more »

AG office holds scam seminar

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Kristina Carnes, community educator from the Arkansas Attorney General's office, holds an education meeting at the Paragould Community Center regarding scams and identity theft.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Scams aim at one thing: To steal money.
So they target everyone, either directly through efforts to con the target out of money, or indirectly through identity theft.
But the office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie

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Gators compete in conference finals

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The Gators' Alyssa Reece and Shelby Adams (right) shared high-point honors in the girls' 15-18 age division at the South Wind Conference swim finals held at Batesville last weekend. Reece, a 2017 GCT graduate, will be headed this fall to Ouachita Baptist University where she has signed to swim and run cross country.

Daily Press staff
BATESVILLE -- Several Greene County Swim Team members claimed first-place finishes Saturday as the Gators competed in the South Wind Conference finals.
Mountain Home's boys and girls captured first place overall with 2,458 points, followed by Jone. . . more »

Ribbon Cutting at Peak Fitness

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Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce member Peak Fitness recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony. Owner Jordan Richardson is pictured in front with scissors. Jordan's husband, Ronnie, is pictured in front along with family, friends, chamber members, and chamber ambassadors. Peak Fitness is a 24 hour fitness facility that offers bootcamp, spin classes, Piyo classes, personal training and traditional workout facilities with weight and cardio machines. Peak Fitness is currently open for business. They are located at 216 South Pruett St., in Paragould. Call (870) 450-6267 go to peakfitnessparagould@yahoo.com. Also visit their Facebook page.

A love of Swedish meatballs

Dear Heloise: My husband loves Swedish meatballs, but I don't have a recipe for them. Do you? -- Karen C., Middletown, N.Y. Karen, in fact I do, and here it is: 2 cups breadcrumbs 1/2 cup milk 8 ounces ground beef 8 ounces sausage meat (spicy) 1/2 . . . more »