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Today In History

Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2016. There are 127 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event was marked by a bloody police crackdown on anti-war prot ... « more »



Church shows police appreciation


Sarah E. Banker / Daily Press
Paragould Police Captain Phillip Faulkner displays one of the goody bags donated to the police department by Apostolic Lighthouse Church on Thursday. Lighthouse Church also gathered donations from local businesses to be presented to the department.

By Sarah E. Banker
sbanker@paragoulddailypress.com
Pastor Jason Adams from Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Paragould delivered donations to the Paragould Police Department on Thursday morning.
"We had heard of the idea of collecting and giving to the police depar

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Rams get mixed results in benefit game


Photo courtesy of Joseph Fondren
The Rams defense swarms on a Gosnell running back in an Arkansas Activities Association benefit game Tuesday night at Gosnell.

By Cole Turbeville
cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
It was a tale of two halves for the Paragould Rams on Tuesday night in their Arkansas Activities Association benefit game at Gosnell.

The Rams tied Gosnell 0-0 in the first half of the scrimmage, then lost. . . more »


Learning library skills


Sarah E. Banker / Daily Press
Arin Caery, DJ Carter and Ryan Webb from Mrs. McFadden's kindergarten class look at books they chose from the library on Tuesday. Each student picked one book to checkout for the week. The student's said that some of their favorite things to read about are pickles, princesses, cars, mermaids and kings.

Tracking and texting

Dear Heloise: I wanted to add to a reader's hint in your column, which I read every day in the Orange County (Calif.) Register. Anna S. suggested TAKING PICTURES of the odometer to keep track of her mileage. I go one step further by texting the picture to my email . . . more »