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McRae man accused of stabbing dad with pocketknife

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A McRae man accused of stabbing his father, who is more than 60 years old, in the leg during an altercation is facing a second-degree domestic battery charge.
A warrant was issued . . .

Buck Layne

By Jeff Lewis jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Buck Layne came to Searcy in 1989 for a job, and now works for all Searcy jobs.
Layne is the president of the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce, which he describes as "a membership-based . . .

81/2 inches flood roads

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Several areas of Searcy were flooded over the weekend as the city and surrounding areas were drenched by rain, with around 81/2 inches being reported by the National Weather Service . . .

Enhancing the attraction

Melissa Block of Searcy walks down Art Alley on Monday looking at the various works of art that are part of the effort to beautify the alley.

Dallas officer fired for shooting

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The police officer who shot and killed a Harding University graduate in his Dallas apartment earlier this month was fired Monday during a hearing for engaging in "adverse conduct," according to statement from . . .

Lawyer ultimatum issued in battery case

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitzen.com
A Pangburn man accused of domestic battery against the same woman he was convicted in 2016 of assaulting was told in White County Circuit Court earlier this month to hire an attorney . . .

Fitness finding upheld

A McRae man charged with two counts of rape was found fit to proceed during a hearing last week in White County Circuit Court held after his attorney did not accept the findings of a state-administered eva . . .

No 'easy fix' for wastewater plant problems

By Paige Cushman pcushman@thedailycitizen.com
Backlash toward Kensett Wastewater Plant Superintendent Steve Brown continued at last week's City Council meeting for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality fining the city . . .

13 arrested in county

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Central Arkansas Drug Task Force arrested 13 last week and issued another 13 warrants in White County as part of what the Drug Enforcement Administration is calling a "major . . .

Sanctions not ruled out

By Tracy Whitaker twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Arkansas Department of Education would not say if four individuals involved in the mismanagement of after-school program funding are being investigated for possible sanctions . . .