Church selling tickets for food fest

Contributed photoMike Willems and his wife Cathy (second from right), co-chairmen for St. James Catholic Church's 11th annual International Food Fest scheduled for Feb. 2, visited St. Richard Catholic Church in Bald Knob on Saturday to sell IFF meal and raffle tickets and to invite parishioners to come to the annual festivities at St. James parish hall. Also pictured are Cathie Threlkeld (second from left), the IFF silent auction chairperson, and Roberta Spencer, St. Richard parish council president, who will be among many IFF workers.


Health Inspections

The following health inspections were conducted in White County:
Wednesday, Jan. 9
• Snappy Mart No. 7, 115 U.S. Highway 167 N. in Bald Knob, was cited for improper hot holding temperatures (observed noted food items in hot . . . more »


Rotarians hear from new Searcy mayor

Contributed photoNewly elected Searcy Mayor Kyle Osborne recently spoke to the Searcy Rotary Club about the position, the enjoyment and challenges, "from paving projects to widening of streets and the challenges of working within a budget." The club has been serving Searcy since 1959 and meets every Tuesday at noon at the Searcy Country Club.


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Wednesday, Jan. 2
4:26 a.m. -- Police took a report of a battery occurring on East Race Avenue.
5:59 a.m. -- . . . more »


Church selling tickets for food fest

Contributed photoMike Willems and his wife Cathy (second from right), co-chairmen for St. James Catholic Church's 11th annual International Food Fest scheduled for Feb. 2, visited St. Richard Catholic Church in Bald Knob on Saturday to sell IFF meal and raffle tickets and to invite parishioners to come to the annual festivities at St. James parish hall. Also pictured are Cathie Threlkeld (second from left), the IFF silent auction chairperson, and Roberta Spencer, St. Richard parish council president, who will be among many IFF workers.


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department.
Monday, Dec. 31
9:56 a.m. -- Police took a walk-in report regarding adult abuse.
10:39 a.m. -- Police took a . . . more »


Spelling bee winners at Riverview

Contributed photoRiverview Junior High School Spelling Bee winners included seventh-graders Ely Grantham in first place, Donna Zarceno in second place and Nettie Goodwin in third place and eighth-graders Hailey Paquin in first place, Ahren George in second place and Wade Jones in third place. First- and second-place winners will compete in the White County Spelling Bee on Friday at Harding University.


Plaque doesn't seem to be fond of new diet's food choices

I hated brushing my teeth when I was a child. The same holds true for a lot of children, if not most of them, but I hated it to the extent that I would go into the bathroom, wet my toothbrush and then just hang out for the amount . . . more »


The 12 babies of Christmas

Contributed photo Unity Health-White County Medical Center New Life Center nurses and physicians recently celebrated the births of 12 babies born the week before Christmas. The Unity Health Auxiliary donated stockings as a gift to the new parents. The 12 babies of Christmas were Landon Adams, Sampson Clouse, Ezekiel Fuller, Ziar Fuller, Colsen Godush, Layla Hawk, Natalie Keltner, Tyree Nevels, Maggie Rodgers, Titus Russell, Mattie Wright and Kourtlyn Young. They are being held by New Life Center nurses (back row, from left) Sandra Turner,, Cris Landers, Brandie Poor, (front row, from left) Linda Lindsey, Jamie Stallings and Charlene Hendricks. More than 1,076 babies were born in the New Life Center last year, and December is the busiest month.


Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Saturday, Dec. 29
12:06 a.m. -- Police took a report of a stolen vehicle on East Moore Avenue.
6:52 a.m. . . . more »