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Judsonia to purchase tank after price goes up

By Jeff Lewis jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
After a year of consideration, Judsonia is going to have a new fire tanker.
Over most of the last year, the Judsonia Volunteer Fire Department has presented options ranging from a . . .


District responds to viral post

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailcitizen.com
SnapChat and Facebook posts that went viral Wednesday evening threatening an SHS had Searcy High School and others across the nation on alert Thursday because which SHS wasn't . . .


Ahlf case turned over to prosecutor

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A case file has been turned over to the 17th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office concerning a 14-year-old boy removed from Ahlf Junior High School on Tuesday for . . .


Training at Central Station


Thursday's training, which firefighters prepare for, took place in a bay at Central Station.


10th-grader arrested for 'death threats'

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A 10th-grade boy at White County Central High School was arrested Wednesday after an investigation into "possible threats against the school," according to the White County . . .


18 file for office on first day

by Jeff Lewis jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Two of five candidates who have declared that they are running for White County sheriff made it official Thursday, and both of them are currently employed by the sheriff's office.
Chief . . .


Assistant chief remains on medical leave

By Jeff Lewis jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
The Judsonia Police Department has equipment back in action, but its assistant chief is still out of commission.
Judsonia City Council member Kitty Conley asked at the February council . . .


2nd candidate declares for tax collector

Special to The Daily Citizen
A second candidate has declared that she will be running for White County tax collector in May's Republican primary.
Searcy businesswoman Gina Rains will join Chief Deputy Tax Collector Beth Doran in . . .


Higginson considers annexation

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Higginson officials are considering annexing property next to the Searcy city limits to incorporate some businesses into the city.
The area under consideration is Bailey Street from . . .


Revenue higher than projected

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The city of Higginson's 2017 revenue finished much higher than projected, according to City Treasurer Patty Homsley.
Homsley said the city ended up about $9,000 ahead of expected . . .


Judsonia planning to erect monument

by Jeff Lewis jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Judsonia officials are working on erecting a public monument to veterans, living and deceased.
"I'm really hoping a lot of people want a name on it, and I hope a lot of people will donate . . .


Back from illness break

By Tara Thomas tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Several White County schools were back in session Tuesday after taking an extended weekend due to concerns primarily over illness, including the flu.
The school districts in Beebe, Bald . . .


Raiders logo to goon new building

The sign to be mounted on the Riverview School District's new Fine Arts Building will be the district's Riverview Raiders logo with crossed swords instead of the district's new "R" seal. The signage to be used was incorrect in . . .


School shooting referenced

BY TRACY WHITAKER twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
An Ahlf Junior High School male student who reportedly referred to a school shooting Tuesday was "removed from the school environment" and area law enforcement and related agencies . . .