Rose Bud to dedicate veterans memorial

By Sherry Snow Special to The Daily Citizen
Rose Bud will dedicate its memorial to veterans Sunday followed by a community barbecue.
"We are inviting anyone and everyone to attend," said Nick Cartwright who spearheaded the drive . . . more »


Doniphan Chicks hold May meeting

The Doniphan Chicks had 23 members and guests attend their May meeting at the Country Kitchen in Kensett. Two May birthdays were celebrated. Pictured are member Dorothy Underwood (left) and visitor Bailey Snow. The next meeting will be held June 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Those who have ever lived in Doniphan or the immediate area are welcome to attend the meetings. For more information, call (501) 742-9535.

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ASU-Beebe presents Shining Star Award

Staff Senate at Arkansas State University-Beebe recently presented the third quarter Shining Star Award to Rose Mary Jackson. Pictured are (from left) Dr. Karla Fisher, ASUB chancellor; Jackson, associate vice chancellor of institutional advancement; and Daphnie Lane, Staff Senate Awards and Recognition Committee chairwoman.

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The Staff Senate at Arkansas State University-Beebe recently presented the third quarter Shining Star Award to Rose Mary Jackson, associate vice chancellor of Institutional Advancement.
Jackson, who previously served six years . . . more »


Searcy McRae ElementarySchool Honor Roll

Searcy McRae Elementary School has released its fourth quarter honor roll for 2016-2017. The following students were named to the list.
First grade, all A's: Sierra Brown, Parker Clennon, Jace Faulkner, Lily . . . more »


White County Central Shooting Sports receives donation

23rd District Senator Ronald Caldwell of Wynne made a $500 donation to White County Central Shooting Sports recently. Caldwell is an avid outdoorsman and said he supports shooting sports because of the benefits youth learn from them. Pictured are (from left) Tyler House, Courtney Dorton, Robert Reedy and Caldwell.

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Honors

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Local residents have been named to the spring 2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock chancellor's list, which recognizes students with superior academic performance.
Amy O'Brien of Beebe . . . more »


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily according to the Searcy Police Department.
Monday, May 15
11:06 a.m. -- Police responded to the 3500 block of East Race Avenue regarding an adult . . . more »


White County fallen officers

Guest speaker Criminal Justice Institute Director Dr. Cheryl May asked those gathered to honor Yell County Deputy Lt. Kevin Mainhart, who had been killed in the line of duty the week before, with a moment of silence and to remember his family and loved ones. "The White County heroes we are honoring today exhibited courage and bravery beyond anything that I can even begin to comprehend," May said. "While they are no longer with us, their bravery courage and selflessness will never be forgotten. Their legacy lives on in all their brothers and sisters in law enforcement and first responders."


Local students earn awards in show

First place for Graphic Design I by Mack Propes of Beebe.


The Arkansas State University-Beebe Art Department recently presented awards following the Spring Fine Arts Student Show B.
The show featured artworks of students enrolled in Color Theory, Design, Digital Photography I and II, . . . more »


Honor roll

Beebe Middle School
Beebe Middle School has released its 4th quarter honor roll. The following have been named to the list.
Fifth grade, all A's: Nathan Bunting, Addison Coker, Georgia Davis, Emma Dunn, Haylee Faith, Lily . . . more »


Honor roll

Riverview Junior High School
Riverview Junior High School has announced their 4th nine weeks honor roll. The following students were named to the list.
All A's: Lyrick Denney, Hunter-Dennis Glass, Angela Gootee, Abi Hefner, Ozmar . . . more »


Three Riverview seniors selected for National Honor Choir

Riverview High School seniors Halley Evan Fudge, Tommy Ghent and Noah Kidd were recently selected for the American Choral Directors Association 2017 National Honor Choir. The three were chosen from more than 4,200 high school singers from across the country who auditioned. There were nine high school students chosen from Arkansas. About 280 singers were selected and traveled to Minneapolis, Minn., in March of 2017 to perform at the ACDA National Bi-Annual Conference. Arkansas representatives included (from left) Fudge, Ghent, Kidd, Tyler Sexton, Southside FS, Cameron Law, Southside FS, Patrick Daughtery, Southside FS and Maddy Wood, Harrison. Not pictured are Emily Henderson and Kyler Wade from Batesville Southside.

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Staff Vanguard Traveling award presented

The Staff Senate at Arkansas State University-Beebe recently presented the Staff Vanguard Traveling Award to James 'Jim' Davidson, purchasing specialist. Davidson has worked for the university for 13 years, also serving as shipping and receiving clerk and central stores supervisor. Pictured are (from left) ASUB Chancellor Dr. Karla Fisher; Davidson; and Staff Senate Awards and Recognition Committee Chair Daphnie Lane. For more information, call (501) 882-3600 or visit www.asub.edu.

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Kiwanis hear about graduate medical education

Unity Health Graduate Medical Education Program Director David Covey, M.D., FACP and internal medicine resident Chase Cates, D.O, MPH, recently spoke to Searcy Kiwanis Club. The two partnered to present the status of medical education in Arkansas and the retention of students from the Unity Health GME Program. The club meets the first and third Thursday of each month at noon in the Porter Rodgers Room at the White County Medical Center South Campus on Main Street.

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Searcy Tractor Supply set to host Paper Clover benefit for 4-H youth

Searcy-area Tractor Supply stores hosted a Paper Clover fundraiser April 26 through May 7 with funds going towards 4-H youth.
A total of $825,000 was donated by customers nationwide. Awarded as scholarships, the money will enable . . . more »


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily according to the Searcy Police Department.
Saturday, May 13
8:32 a.m. -- Police responded to the 3200 block of East Race Avenue to remove a subject.
1:23 p.m. . . . more »


Optimist hear about Special Olympics

Sunshine School Director Sally Paine recently spoke to the Searcy Optimist Club about the upcoming Special Olympics. Opening ceremonies begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with activities lasting through closing ceremonies at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The club meets every Wednesday of the month at 6:30 a.m at the Harding Heritage Center. Contributed photo


Gulf States Toyota tours ASU-Searcy

Arkansas State University-Beebe recently hosted a tour of the Automotive Technology Department on the Searcy campus by Gulf States Toyota representatives Guillermo Lopez and Michael Waltrip. The representatives spoke on investing in communities and provided information on tools and resources available to train students for high-tech industry careers. Pictured are (from left) is Anne Tucker, program adviser with the Arkansas Department of Career Education; Dr. Kerry Mix, provost; Heather Stogner, administrative specialist; Eric Simonelli, multi skills technology instructor; Dean Querry, automotive technology instructor; Lopez and Waltrip with Gulf States Toyota; Preston Haynie, director of the Regional Career Center; and Bruce Lazarus, program coordinator with the Arkansas Department of Career Education. For more information, call (501) 882-3600 or visit www.asub.edu.

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Police reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily according to the Searcy Police Department.
Friday, May 12
5:33 a.m. -- Police responded to the 3200 block of East Race Avenue regarding a domestic . . . more »


Pets available for adoption

Mary is a tabby with yellow eyes. She, as well as 80-90 dogs and cats, are available at the Humane Society of Searcy, 112 Johnston Road. The center is open seven days a week from 1-5 p.m.

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Optimist Club presents scholarships

The Searcy Optimist Club recently presented scholarships to the following White County students. Pictured are (from left) Rylie Casteel, Brooklyn Davis, Heidi Haddix, Laura Henderson, Bobby Skinner and Jarrett Yingling.

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Honors

Henderson State University
Five local students were named to the Henderson State University Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Spring 2017 semester.
Beebe: Kayla D. Dyson and Casey T. Jackson, undergraduates, were named to the . . . more »


Talent show auditions set for Thursday

Auditions for an upcoming Talent Show hosted by Center on the Square KidStage, 219 W. Arch Ave. in Searcy, will be held Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
There are 15 slots available for performers. Once performers have qualified, they will . . . more »