Category Archives: Government

Paragould Plans New Greenway

by Kimberely Blackburn Delta Digital News Service PARAGOULD – The Arkansas Highway Transportation Department recently approved a grant to partially fund the first leg of an urban greenway for the city of Paragould. AHTD’s grant provides 80 percent of the approximately $580,000 project. Mayor Mike Gaskill and the City Council’s approval provides the remainder from the city’s reserve funds. Greene

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Voters Give Officials More Time

by Kirsten May Courtesy of A-State Department of Media Arkansas voters passed an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution that will lengthen term limits for elected county officials from two years to four years. As Kirsten May explains, people in those positions think this will help them be more effective. JONESBORO — Now even though the new term limits won’t go

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