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Today In History

Monday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2017. There are 314 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 20, 1942, Lt. Edward "Butch" O'Hare became the U.S. Navy's first flying ace of World War II by shooting down five Japanese bo ... « more »

FOP cites Beesley as Officer of the Month

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
Cpl. Tron Beesley, left, of the Paragould Police Department receives an award citing him as the January Officer of the Month by the Paragould lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police. It was represented by Detective Cpl. James Williams of the Department's Criminal Investigation Division.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
Tron Beesley never got used to the idea of not wearing a uniform.
So, when he got out of the U.S. Army after nine years, he came to the Paragould Police Department.
"And he is our officer of the month for January," sai

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MJHS' perfect season no easy feat

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Marmaduke Jr. Lady Greyhounds (from left) Karlie Gilliam, Heidi Robinson, Angel Johnson, Reesa Hampton and Emma Foster all earned All Conference honors after leading their team to a 29-0 season.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
Perfection doesn't come easy.
Just ask Marmaduke coach Rick Smith and his Jr. Lady Rams.
Smith's junior high squad reeled off 29 straight wins en route to a district championship and a perfect season -- the fir. . . more »

Bulldog ribbon cutting

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A ribbon cutting was held recently for Bulldog Liquor. Pictured are John Roleson, employees, friends, Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Chamber members. Bulldog Liquor is located at 1600 West Kingshighway in Paragould.

Complete set for kids on the move

Dear Heloise: My hint is for when your family is moving to a new home. Many of us have heard about stowing a fresh set of sheets plus blankets in your dryer when moving. It's a great place to stow whatever bedding fits in there, and then you know w . . . more »