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2 pot applications in county

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is considering two applications generated from White County to open medical marijuana cultivation facilities, according to information released Tuesday by the commission.
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Restaurant not on agenda

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A Searcy restaurant likely will have to wait at least one more month to find out if the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control board will approve its private club permit request after being ordered by a court to hear new . . . more »


Giving back with block party

By Tara Thomas Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
The Russell Ladies Auxiliary and volunteer fire department are giving back to the community by holding their annual Russell Block Party on Saturday at the city park.
"The block party is free," Ladies Auxiliary member Terr . . . more »


Literacy Council starting support meeting

By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
The Literacy Council of White County is adding a support meeting for those affected by dyslexia to the services it offers the community.
The first meeting will be Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Simmons Bank, . . . more »


Learning to crochet

Nat Yana Navide (left) of Searcy is taught by Rebecca Taylor, a library employee and crochet class instructor, how to change yarn colors in the process of making a dish cloth.


Grand Ole opportunity for Beebe musician

By Tara Thomas Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
A musician from Beebe is getting his opportunity to appear in a legendary country music showcase Thursday.
Luke Williams will be playing lead guitar for singer Jeff Bates in the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn.
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Shot fired at motorist

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A 55-year-old Searcy man reportedly pulled a gun and fired at a passing motorist Sunday night, sending a bullet through the car window narrowly missing a 14-year-old male passenger on U.S. Highway 67/167 near Searcy.
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Seeking book sharing houses

By Amanda Hourt Special To The Daily Citizen
Searcy could eventually be dotted with book sharing houses if an organization committed to creating more public art for the community has its way.
Book sharing houses are watertight wooden structures similar to bird hous . . . more »