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Lack of support reason for leaving

By Jamie Williams jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
Superintendent Sheila Whitlow resigned five months early because several White County Central School Board members did not support her doing contract labor, according to emails . . .


Drive-through medication cleanout planned

Special to The Daily Citizen
It's time for the Harding University College of Pharmacy to host its spring medication cleanout, which it does each spring because of "the overwhelming response of the community," according to Dr. . . .


Pangburn purchasing 49 cameras

By Sherry Snow Special to The Daily Citizen
The Pangburn School District is purchasing 49 security cameras, but not because it had "any incidents to trigger the purchase," according to Superintendent Dr. Kathy Berryhill. Instead, . . .


Downtown project delayed

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Phase II of the Searcy downtown beautification project has been delayed due to bids coming in about $55,000 over the anticipated budget, according to representatives of Whitlow . . .


Flu season still going

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
As far as the flu goes, White County is not out of the woods yet -- in fact a public school official indicated that students and teachers are reporting flu cases still this . . .


Usery found guilty in appeal case

By Jamie Williams jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
A former Bald Knob alderman was found guilty of sexual solicitation in White County Circuit Court last week after pleading no contest to the charge.
Larry Usery, 63, of Bald Knob . . .


Jones executed




By Tracy Whitaker twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Jack Harold Jones Jr. was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. Monday night after a lethal injection at the Cummins prison death chamber.
It took 14 minutes for Jones, 52, to stop . . .