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Beebe schools to map more students' progress

By Ally Randolph arandolph@thedailycitizen.com
The Beebe School District will be expanding its used of the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress assessment test in the upcoming school year to include . . .

Pool numbers 'welcome surprise'

By Sha Johnson sjohnson@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Swim Center has increased activity 25 percent from last summer "on the number of people actually using the pool," according to Searcy Parks and Recreation Aquatics Director . . .

Kim Vernon

By Ally Randolph arandolph@thedailycitizen.com
Pangburn resident Kim Vernon said she is grateful to have picked back up the hobby of writing after so many years.
"I wrote when I was in high school and college, and just kind of . . .

Father accused of shooting son

By Ally Randolph arandolph@thedailycitizen.com
The White County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case involving a county resident shooting his son.
Deputy Richard Ross reportedly arrived on the scene June 16 after being . . .

Under construction

Ally Randolpharandolph@thedailycitizen.comWork continues for a drainage project in the Cloverdale subdivision Monday with Park Avenue reduced to one-lane traffic. According to Searcy City Engineer Mark Lane, crews will be adding pipe from the ditch to the Cloverdale area, as well as replacing the ditch to attain good improvement in flow, enlarging inlets and filling in the ditch, which will help with stagnant water.

Dance team from three churches

The youth praise dance team that joined the United We Stand Community Choir's performance at Beats and Eats on Friday was from Bethlehem Church, Arnold Tabernacle and Edge Ministries in Searcy. The dance team was under the . . .

Bald Knob to spend $209,540 on roofing repairs

By Sha Johnson sjohnson@thedailycitizen.com
The Bald Knob School District is fixing several roofing problems related to leaks, including trying to keep "critters" from invading the buildings, according to Superintendent Melissa . . .

Petition gathers 140 signatures

By Sha Johnson sjohnson@thedailycitizen.com
Nearly three times as many signatures were gathered than the minimum requirement in order to get a Riverview High School teacher a public hearing to clear her name, according to her . . .

Four roads to be closed for culvert work

By Ally Randolph arandolph@thedailycitizen.com
The White County Road Department has a flurry of work planned for this week to prepare for an overlay project, with four roads to be closed down for culvert replacement, according a . . .

Owners shutting down Sears store in Searcy

By Ally Randolph arandolph@thedailycitizen.com
The Sears Hometown Store on Race Avenue will be closing July 19 as a result of a lack of business and customer traffic, according to Gereta Turpin, a salesperson at the Searcy . . .