Tag Archives: Paragould

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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PLWC Helps Paragould Students Start Year

by Todd Kelley Community Journalist    The Paragould Light Water and Cable (PLWC) Company’s Volunteerism committee provided food and school supplies donated by employees to help area students start the 2016 school year.    PLWC’s Environmental Services manager Lisa Ellington along with committee members Michael Sims and Greg Adams delivered 108 backpacks and various food items to both Greene County Tech and Paragould

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Paragould Man Keeps Blacksmithing Tradition Alive

By Kirsten May Delta Digital News Service “Blacksmiths have been the foundation of society since the beginning of time.” Lloyd Clayton works to keep a centuries-old tradition alive, despite the modern conveniences available to us today. “Every trade revolved around the blacksmith. The blacksmith made all their tools. If it wasn’t for the blacksmith, the local communities would not thrive,”

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