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Waiting on 'some deals' to close

Firearm charge sticks

Higginson denies claims

Uphill all the way

Found fit to proceed again


Writing contest: The White County Creative Writers will host a writing contest as part of its 23rd annual Writing Conference. Entries will be accepted through July 27. The conference will be Sept. 1 at the American Heritage Center at Harding University in Searcy. F ... « more »

Roger Cleveland Cagle Sr.

Roger Cleveland Cagle Sr., 65, of Kensett died Wednesday, June. . .

Deborah Jane Lassiter

Deborah Jane Lassiter, 57, of Rockville, Md., passed away June. . .

Carrol Dean Roberson

Carrol Dean Roberson, 77, of Bald Knob died Tuesday. Survivors:. . .

Donny Wright

Donny Wright, the son of J.D. and Gracie Wright, entered into. . .

Kathleen Franks Biles

Kathleen Franks Biles, 76, of Paragould died June 7, 2018, at. . .

JC Franks

JC Franks, 89, of Searcy passed from this life to his heavenly. . .

Uphill all the way

Tara Thomas/tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Firefighters from three Searcy fire stations underwent special training Thursday, practicing how to retrieve victims from steep embankments and obscure locations in the event of an accident. Lt. Corbry Swaim led the men in the "Core Rescue Rope Training" at the training tower off the Arkansas Highway 13 bypass.

Look Out for Lions

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Lions spent Friday and Saturday in Little Rock competing in the Shootout of the South 7-on-7 tournaments at Mighty Bluebird Field. The Lions went 7-4 over the two days of competition.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
When a team is rebuilding or reloading, competition when it doesn't count is more meaningful.
The Searcy Lions have to replace a lot from last year's team that went to the 6A state semifinals. Graduation took a quarterbac. . . more »

Attracting innovators to Arkansas

Maf Sonko, who was born in Gambia, traveled many miles and lived in many places on his way to settling in Little Rock to launch his company here. Maf's choice of Arkansas affirms that the economic development initiatives we have undertaken in Arkansa. . .

Steve Brawner: Government by attorneys general

"All politics is local," said the late Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill, and I'm sure he knew what he was talking about then. But these days, all politics is national. And no one understands that better than Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. . .