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Family celebrates four generations

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The Bell family gathered on Father's Day and celebrated four generations of their family. Pictured are Amy Bell Rodgers holding Clara D. Rodgers of Pangburn, Eva Lou Bell of Albion and Steve Bell of Pangburn.

Wayne Fancher: New Testament truth is law

(This is the sixth in a series)
So far, I have tried to explain that the majority of those in the church of Christ believe the Bible is the word of God. We believe the Bible is divided into the Old Testament and the New . . .

Kenneth Mills: Hearing a thunderous voice

On April 2, 1957, Daddy picked up my sister and me from school early. The sky was turning a dark green-black and ominous clouds were rolling by. Dangerous storms were developing.
That afternoon, Dallas was hit by a deadly . . .

Tommy Jackson: Mike Walker as 'Conway Twitty' is amazing audiences in Branson

The legendary Conway Twitty sadly left us in 1993, but that said, when Mike Walker puts on his wig and says "Hello Darlin'" in his "Conway Remembered" show in Branson, the word "amazing" quickly comes to mind.
Walker has . . .

Fiction, poetry contests being held

Raven's Inn Press, a startup publishing house, will be holding its second annual Triple Scoop writing contest for storytellers and poets.
Contestants have three chances to win in each category. Prizes are $50 for first place; $35 . . .

New Incorporation and LLC filings - June 25, 2017

• Express Tire & Auto Inc., Charles Smith, 103 N. Main. St. in Searcy, filed June 20, 2017.
• Thirtyone, Lecole White, 129 March Cove in Searcy, filed June 20, 2017.
• Cypress Bayou Hunting Club LLC, Robert Lercher, 609 . . .

Bankruptcy filings - June 25, 2017

• Mikey D. Hunter, 171 Wisdom Lane in Beebe, document number 201713321, June 13, 2017, Chapter 7, attorney: Brian C. Wilson.
• Matthew Hodge, 610 Roundabout Circle in Searcy, document number 201713334, June 13, 2017, Chapter . . .

Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Sunday, June 11
3:31 p.m. -- Police responded to the 900 block of Holmes Road regarding a residential . . .


Ava Marie Allen
Scott and Melissa Allen of Pangburn announce the birth of their daughter.
Ava Marie Allen was born June 14, 2017, at 6:04 p.m. at Unity Health-White County Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was . . .

Marriages - June 25, 2017

Marriage licenses applied for through White County:
Friday, June 16
• Max Samuel Haley, 22, of Northport, Ala., and Jantzen Brett Teague, 21, of North Little Rock
• Hugo Bocanegra-Ramirez, 26, of Searcy and Lucia Carrillo . . .

Divorces - June 25, 2017

Certificates of absolute divorce or annulment issued through White County:
Friday, June 2
• Michael Anthony Hicks and defendant Karen Deanne Hicks of Collin County, Texas; married Oct. 10, 2013; filed Feb. 16, 2017; alleged . . .


Searcian receives degree from Georgia Tech
Joshua Lovitte of Searcy has earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical and biomolecular engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Lovitte was among approximately . . .

Tommy Centola: A new take on cooking class dishes

There are many of things to do in the city of New Orleans. One of the popular attractions is the New Orleans School of Cooking. Located in the French Quarter, the New Orleans School of Cooking is the premier learning experience. . . .

ASU-Beebe receives Machining Technology grant

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The Gene Haas Foundation recently presented a $10,000 manufacturing grant for the machining technology program at Arkansas State University-Beebe. Pictured are (from left) Dr. Kerry Mix, provost; Derrick Hollobaugh, machining technology instructor; Dr. Richard Counts, associate vice chancellor of academics; Carey Beevers, Haas technical specialist; and Chancellor Dr. Karla Fisher. The grant will provide scholarships to students pursuing machining-based studies. Since 1999, the Gene Haas Foundation has awarded more than 1,200 grants to organizations and schools to be used for manufacturing education and students entering CNC machinist training.

ASU Upward Bound participates in summer food service program

Arkansas State University-Beebe Upward Bound program is participating in the summer food service program for students enrolled this summer.
Meals are being provided free of charge to all Upward Bound students. Participants are . . .

Police Reports

The following are specific reports chosen from hundreds received daily, according to the Searcy Police Department:
Sunday, June 11
12:09 a.m. -- Police responded to the area of Holmes Road and Del Sur Drive regarding a . . .

Rotarians hear from state treasurer

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Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan recently spoke to the Searcy Rotary Club. Milligan explained that his chief duty is to serve as the state's bank, handling nearly $17 billion annually and overseas and an investment portfolio at nearly $2.3 billion. The club has been serving Searcy since 1959 and meets every Tuesday at noon at the Searcy Country Club.