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Today In History

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 25, the 299th day of 2016. There are 67 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 25, 1962, during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson II demanded that Soviet Ambassador Valerian Zor ... « more »

Moudy named BPW Woman of the Year

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press
BPW member Cherri Smith (left), presents Jane Moudy, also a BPW member, with the organization's Woman of the Year award.

By Steve Gillespie
Jane Moudy has been named Woman of the Year by the Paragould Business and Professional Women organization.
BPW member Cherri Smith made the announcement during the group's annual banquet.
"I was very surprised,"

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Lady Rams poised for state tourney run

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Members of the Lady Rams volleyball team gather after scoring a point in a recent home match. Paragould plays Vilonia today at 4 p.m. at Valley View.

By Cole Turbeville
After a semifinal loss to top-seeded Valley View in the semifinals of the 5A-East volleyball tournament last week, the Paragould Lady Rams responded just like head coach Reed Fogleman hoped they would.

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Business Over Lunch at AllyIT

Jeremy Ellis / Daily Press
Cody Ballantine (right), an AllyIT employee, talks business with Charles Brazil (left) on Wednesday. AllyIT sponsored "Business Over Lunch," a Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce event that showcases local businesses. With one office in Paragould and another in Jonesboro, AllyIT is a local full-service IT company, which provides services for both businesses and individuals.

Candle wicks will not make you sick

Dear Heloise: I really enjoy candles, and have many that I've purchased when traveling across the U.S. Is there any concern today about the METAL WICKS? I believe years ago there was a risk of lead, but how about today? -- Cheryl S. in Arizona No worries, Cher . . . more »