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More than half-ton collected since 2012

Fewer opioids needed

Alternative to landfill, dumping

Gunman also charged with assault

Narrowing permit process

911 proposal ups phone fees


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Mobile office: The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the Carmichael Community Center, 801 S. Elm St., from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today. Services are offered free of charge. Attendees should bring their claim number, Social Security number and othe ... « more »


William R. Bradley

William R. Bradley, 87, of Searcy passed away April 20, 2018. He. . .

Joellen Peggy Goodwin

Joellen Peggy Goodwin, 77, of Griffithville passed away on April. . .

Richard Charles 'Dick' Boutell

Richard Charles "Dick" Boutell went home to with his Heavenly. . .

Loretta Faye Spears

Loretta Faye Spears, 58, of Judsonia died April 22, 2018. She. . .

Mark Todd Burgess

Mark Todd Burgess, 54, of Bald Knob died Monday, April 23, 2018.. . .

Nolan James

Nolan James, 92, native Arkansan, passed away March 10, 2018.. . .

Fewer opioids needed


Tara Thomas/tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Neurologist Scott Palmer of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was invited by Unity Health to speak at a health-care conference in Searcy last Thursday aimed at combating prescription drug abuse by both doctors and patients.

By Tara Thomas tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
"We may soon find that seven days is the legal limit for prescribing [opioids to] patients," Dr. Scott Palmer told physicians and law enforcement gathered at a community health-care conference in Searcy last week.
"This i

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6A Showdown


Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com
Tanner Leonard allowed just two runs on five hits in five innigs in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Mountain Home in Game 1 of their scheduled doubleheader.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
The pace was quick and the runs were few -- too few for the Searcy Lions, which fell 3-1 to the Mountain Home Bombers at home Tuesday on Senior Night.
"It's senior night, and you want the boys to have a good feeling comin. . . more »

Steve Brawner: Looks like the governor is safe

As the campaigns heat up before the May 22 primary … I'd been wondering why Gov. Asa Hutchinson hadn't been spending more of that $1.86 million he had in the bank as of March 31. A recent poll may provide the answer. The governor has always been an. . .

John Boozman: Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

Last month, I had the pleasure of spending some time with several mayors and local leaders who were in Washington with the Arkansas Municipal League. We had a lively and informative discussion on ways to continue the economic growth that has been tak. . .