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Explaining millage's impact




BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Numerous Searcy residents have called her office to ask for an explanation of exactly how a 3-mill property tax increase would affect them personally if voters pass it May 9 to fund . . .


Walk-off Winner


Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

Garrett Price (center) is mobbed by teammates after his ground ball drove in Will Wilkins, who scored the winning run from second base in Searcy's 7-6 win in eight innings over Vilonia on Thursday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
All Garrett Price wanted to do was drive in his teammate. Though he won't get official credit for it, the ground ball off his bat in the bottom of the eigth that consumed Vilonia's . . .


Surgeons operate at Searcy High


Jamie Williams/jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com

Josh Sullivan with MidSouth Orthopedics shows 10th-grader Kristin Walker how to operate arthroscopy tools used in surgery. Searcy High School science class students had the opportunity to witness Unity Health Orthopaedic Surgeon Justin Franz M.D. perform a knee reconstruction. He demonstrated the steps taken to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and damage to the meniscus on a cadaver appendage in the Performing Arts Center on Monday. Franz was brought in by MidSouth Orthopedics of Little Rock, which represents Arthrex Surgical Products. MidSouth strives to educate students through training and live demonstrations in schools all over the state of Arkansas in addition to serving hospitals.


Harry Porter: Is Congress worth it?




As I write this, there is a real possibility that the government will shut down because the politicians are unable to reach an agreement. It caused me to begin to think about Congress and if its members are earning their money. . . .


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