Police Reports

Sunday, April 15
8:06 a.m. -- Police took a report of theft of property on West Pleasure Avenue.
9:43 a.m. -- Police took a report of breaking or entering a vehicle on East Market Avenue.
10:53 a.m. -- Police took a report of a . . . more »


Lions hear from Harding basketball coach

Jeff Morgan, the head men's basketball coach at Harding University, recently spoke to the Searcy Lions Club. Morgan shared his experiences of 25 seasons coaching at Harding. He discussed last season and the men on the team. Two players were recruited from Serbia and one freshman came from Little Rock Central High School. Morgan was recently named athletic director at Harding University. Also pictured is club member Danny Wood (right). The club meets every Tuesday at noon in the Regions Room of the American Heritage Building on Harding University's campus.

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Arrest warrants

The following felony warrants requested by the 17th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office have been issued for crimes committed in White County:
Filed Friday, April 6
• Maurice J. Allen, 33, 300 block of West Pleasure . . . more »


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Saturday, April 14
12:44 a.m. -- Police took a walk-in report regarding a missing person.
12:55 a.m. -- Police . . . more »


Elvis impersonator performs for residents

An Elvis impersonator performs for residents of Integrity Residents Care LLC in Searcy. "They really enjoyed him," Activities Director Jennifer Covey said.

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Iris show on Thursday

Marilee Coker examines a clump of Jesse's Song to determine whether it will have blooms suitable for entry in the White County Iris Society's annual iris show. The show is scheduled for Thursday in the lobby of the downtown Regions Bank in Searcy. Entries for the show will be accepted from 8-9 a.m. and judging will begin at 10 a.m. The judged show will be open for viewing by the public from noon-3:45 p.m. Area iris growers are urged to enter named, introduced iris they have growing in their gardens. Contributed photo


Arkansas Hospice to host volunteer training

Arkansas Hospice, the state's largest provider of hospice services, will host a volunteer training session May 5 for anyone wishing to become a certified hospice volunteer for its Searcy service area, which includes portions of . . . more »


County library system recognizes its volunteers

JoyLynn Edwards has volunteered a total of 196 hours at the Searcy Public Library.

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The White County Regional Library System recently honored those who volunteered this past year at the area public libraries in recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, celebrated April 15-21.
Volunteers at the Searcy . . . more »


Health Inspections

The following health inspections were conducted in White County:
Friday, April 13
• Awesome (mobile unit), 2404 Dewitt Henry Drive in Beebe, was cited for adequate handwashing facilities not supplied or accessible (must have a . . . more »


Rotarians hear from veteran

Jim Johnson recently spoke to the Searcy Rotary Club about his experiences in the Marines. He discussed how information about a person's service can be obtained by contacting the National Personnel Records in St. Louis. The club has been serving Searcy since 1959 and meets every Tuesday at noon at the Searcy Country Club.

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Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Friday, April 13
7:16 a.m. -- Police responded to West Race Avenue to a report of debris in the roadway. No report . . . more »


Parole/commutation recommendations

The Arkansas Parole Board has issued the following recommendations regarding pardon and commutation application(s) for White County: (The listing includes the name of the person making the application, and the conviction(s). The . . . more »