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Today In History

Tuesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2017. There are 40 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 21, 1942, the Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, was formally opened at Soldier's Summit in the Yukon Territory.
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Head-on collision claims life

Greene County Sheriff's deputy Matthew Keller (left) assists Arkansas State Trooper Aaron Morphis in his investigation of the collision around noon Monday between this Chevrolet Impala LT and a Hyundai Accent. One occupant of the Impala was killed, while the other was flown by helicopter to an area hospital. The driver of the Accent suffered minor injuries, while two small children in her car appeared uninjured. Gary Exelby / Daily Press

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
A noontime head-on collision on Highway 49 just south of the Clay County line took the life of one person and sent another to a hospital by helicopter.
According to Greene County Sheriff David Carter, witnesses said on

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MJHS girls claim tourney championship

Courtesy photo
The Marmaduke Junior Lady Greyhounds repeated as Bay Invitational tournament champs Saturday, knocking off Riverside in the finals. Team members are (from left): front -- Shelby Hensley, Chancey Henry, Kaleigh Woodall, Maranda Crow, Zoey Massey, Autumn Dover, Logan Pruett, Cindy Paredes and Baylee Whitaker; second row -- assistant coach Marty Vallance, Sarah Roland, Mayla Cox, Tori Sutherland, Heidi Robinson, Deavinie Michael, Kylee Tuberville, Maranda Bear, Zoe Carpenter and Desirae Olivera; back -- head coach Rick Smith and Rodney Hampton (stats).

Daily Press staff
Daily Press staff
BAY -- Marmaduke won the junior girls' division of the Bay Invitational last weekend, defeating Riverside 33-23 in the finals.
Heidi Robinson scored a team-high 12 points helping the Junior Greyhounds (13-1) won the tournament fo. . . more »

Exchange Club Youth of the Month

Steve Gillespie / Daily Press
Exchange ClubYouth of the MonthParagould Exchange Club recognized its Youth of the Month from Marmaduke High School recently. The student nominees were Rachel Taylor (left), Natalie Lentz, Josh Carey (Youth of the Month recipient) and Ty Muse.

Fast words make for bad ads

Dear Heloise: I'm concerned about loan companies whose advertisements use words like "speedy," "now," "quick" (sometimes styled as "quik"), "fast," "express," "zippy," "dash" and "rush." These words are meant to impart a sense of urgency in the con . . . more »