Riverview class online chats with U.S. senator

Contributed photoU.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., visits with Riverview Junior High School eighth-graders from his Washington, D.C., office via Skype.

One class at Riverview Junior High School had the chance to talk with a public official representing them in Washington, D.C.
The eighth-graders visited with U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., with the click of a mouse May 6. The . . . more »

Homemakers present lunch bibs

Elaine MooreSpecial to The Daily CitizenThe Floyd Extension Homemakers Club presented handmade lunch bibs to the Searcy Sunshine School recently. Pictured are (back row, from left) Sunshine School Director Sally Paine, EH Club president Ronni Botti, vice president Martha Stewart, and representative Susan Quattlebaum; (front row, from left) students Hoss, Edson, and Ryker.

Sherri Sanders: Picking perfect plants for home landscaping

Many people feel a little lost when they visit their local nursery or garden center to buy plants for landscaping.
What cultivars should you choose for landscaping your particular lot? How do you establish if the cultivars you . . . more »

Police reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Saturday, April 27
7:08 a.m. -- Police took a report of a disturbance on South College Street.
8:11 a.m. -- Police . . . more »

Commodity distribution to be held

The White County Commodity Distribution, sponsored by the Community Action Program for Central Arkansas, will be held Friday from 8:15-11:30 a.m. at the A.J. Baker National Guard Armory, 3105 S. Main St. in Searcy.
Items to be . . . more »

Diet excursion consummated with San Francisco treat

Rice-A-Roni may have once been the San Francisco treat, but now it's Ghirardelli ice cream sundaes.
I should know because I (along with my wife and daughter) had three of them while we were in the City by the Bay for a week for . . . more »

Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily according to the Searcy Police Department.
Friday, April 26
9:42 a.m. -- Police took a report of shoplifting on East Race Avenue.
3:22 p.m. -- Police took a . . . more »

Residents attend convention in Little Rock

Contributed photoMembers of the White County Republican Women Betty Brown, Dora Kate Lee, Gina Rains, Charlann Reely, and Harriet Raley attended the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women's Biennial Convention in Little Rock recently. The guest speaker was Jody Rushton, president of the NFRW.