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Today In History

Thursday, April 27, the 117th day of 2017. There are 248 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 27, 1967, Canada's Universal and International Exhibition, also known as "Expo 67," began a six-month run as it was officially opened in Montrea ... « more »

Fund aids Paragould, GCT teachers and students currently battling cancer

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press
Gia Taylor (left), Greene County Tech Elementary physical education teacher, sits next to GCT High School senior Katelynn Easton, who is displaying a student T-shirt promoting this year's Steppin' it Out for a Cure event. Standing are Jolene Pearson, Katelynn's grandmother, and GCT High School Assistant Principal Charles Nelson.

By Steve Gillespie editor@paragoulddailypress.com
Katelynn Easton has been working through her senior year at Greene County Tech High School while battling a type of leukemia she was diagnosed with in September.
She is taking chemotherapy and other medication. Mone

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Jonesboro slides by PHS

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Jonesboro's Emily Bosche (right) slides safely under Paragould shortstop Alex Brengard on Tuesday in high school softball at PHS.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
The Paragould Lady Rams ran into a hot-hitting Jonesboro team at home on Tuesday afternoon.
Fueled by a 4-for-4 performance by Haylee Davis, the Lady Hurricane put up eight runs in the fifth inning and went on. . . more »

Students of the Month

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Woodrow Wilson March Students of the Month are: Ashton Willard, Spade Quinn, Jaden Sharp, Matthew Blan, Bruce Black, Bailey Dunlap, Lokken Ruben, Colton Stevens, Leanne Alhallak, Abi Wyatt, Sydney Chappell, Madison Harrell, John Humphrey, and CeSar Perez.

Downsizing dilemma

Dear Heloise: I'm helping my parents downsize so they can move to a condo. They have spent 38 years here, and the collections and clutter are just overwhelming. How do I help them get started? -- Ruth J., Augusta, Ga. Ruth, you are NOT alone! With . . . more »