Mayor Mike Gaskill and Greene County Judge Jerry Shipman signed a proclamation declaring March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of cancer deaths for men and women in the United States. The vast majority of colon cancer deaths can be prevented through proper screening and early detection. Also pictured is Holly and Jon Tripod. Holly is currently battling colorectal cancer.
**THE PLANNING & ZONING MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY MARCH 6TH HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY MARCH 13TH @ 7:00pm.
Welcome to the City of Paragould’s Official Website
Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Paragould is situated atop Crowley’s Ridge and located along the Crowley’s Ridge Parkway National Scenic Byway. We are near to some of the most plentiful lakes, streams, and rivers in all of Arkansas.
Paragould is a growing city that is rich in history and tradition. The Greene County Fair is more than 100 years old and is the single largest county fair in the state.
Our historic downtown is home to Art and Stroll and the State's largest Zombie Walk. The downtown area is located on Pruett Street and includes the restored Collins Theatre and the Greene County 1888 Historic Courthouse, home of the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce.
We hope you find our site both informative and user-friendly. Whether you just want to visit or you choose to make Paragould your home, we are confident you will see why we are the "One and Only" Paragould in the world!
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