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Today In History

Friday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2019. There are 347 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Jan. 18, 1957, a trio of B-52's completed the first non-stop, round-the-world flight by jet planes, landing at March Air Force Base in California after m ... « more »

Students' poems to be published

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Students whose poems were chosen to be included in Creative Communications' book A Celebration of Poets: (listed in alphabetical order) Lindsay Bassett; Danika Baucom; Colby Benton; Burkley Blankenship; Caleb Bonds; Ayden Bristow; Skyler Brown; Taylor Brown; Gracelyn Bruner; Christian Bruner; Kenley Burgess; Riley Chronister; Lauren Clark; Austin Cobb; Emma Copeland; Hailey Davis; Neeleigh Darty; Zach Fairchild; Molly Foster; Arian Freeman; Lacie Gregg; Matthew Henson; Madasion Maggard; Lyndi Martin; Karlee McCarty; Alexis McCauley; Kenny Moss; Joshua Nelson; Jared Noel; Eric Pangborn; Matthew Pool; Kenna Poore; Xane Revel; Erika Risner; Matthew Rollins; Lexi Romero; Austen Rudi; Kayleigh Runyon; Jace Scheer; Abby Schefano; Alexus Sessums; Zoie Simpson; Lora Sims; Hannah Stallings; Blaine Stokes; Carmen Stokes; Shyann Strope; Blane Sullinger; Madison Tankersley; Karlie Thompson; Joshua Towell; Jasmine Tran; Luis Urbina; Wesley Watkins; Gavin West.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Fifty-five students of John Baldwin's ninth-grade English classes at Greene County Tech Junior High School have managed an achievement that eludes most adults: their works have been published.
Poems written by the stud

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Lady Eagles earn 1st 5A-East win

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Greene County Tech's Dawson Greer lets a 3-pointer fly at home on Tuesday night against Searcy. The Eagles hit 11 treys in the game to win, 66-59.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
By Cole Turbeville
After three close losses to start conference play, the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles let their frustration out on Searcy on Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles. . . more »

Opening night

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Payton Hooton (left), Hailey Bounds and Hailey Beliew listen as Hailey Nicley rants about saving their town, Fayro, Texas, during the dress rehearsal of the Paragould High School Drama Department's production of its winter play, Southern Hospitality. The comedy, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, will have two performances: tonight at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Paragould High School Auditorium. According to drama teacher Barry Burkheart, general admission is $5, but free for students and staff of the Paragould School District.

Spring-cleaning supplies

Dear Readers: New year, fresh start! To prep for spring-cleaning, let's get you fully stocked up with all the essentials: • Wet mop sponges • Chlorine bleach, dry mop • Cleaning cloths, furniture polish • Vacuum cleaner, all-purpose cleanse . . . more »