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$17 million in drainage projects on list

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
There is a list of about $17 million in drainage projects at Searcy City Hall that "we developed" between 10 and 12 years ago, according to Searcy City Engineer Mark Lane.
The master plan for those 16 drainage improve . . . more »


Seeking flooding remedy

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy City Council is considering more stringent rules for development as part of its long-term remedy for city drainage and flooding issues.
"I really think we need to ramp up the consideration of these requirem . . . more »


Bucket truck sought for lights

By Jamie Williams Jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
The Judsonia City Council is looking to purchase a bucket truck to hang the city's Christmas lights, and according to the Judsonia fire chief, it could boost the city's Insurance Services Office rating as well.
Accord . . . more »


Cafeteria focus moves to electrical, lighting

By Jeff Lewis
The Daily Citizen
Construction on the Bald Knob School District's new cafeteria is "continuing to progress," according to Superintendent Melissa Gipson, with the current focus on electrical work and lighting installation.
The cafeteria project bega . . . more »


August likely for appeal

By Jamie Williams Jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
The first public appeal hearing for a private club permit by a Searcy restaurant will likely be set for the August meeting of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control board, according to ABC Director Mary Robin Casteel . . . more »


Cameras to be placed at park

By Jamie Williams Jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
New security cameras are being installed in Judsonia's Friendly Acres Park to replace one that was stolen in October.
The security camera was taken from the park along with a U.S. flag. Additionally, park swings, wood . . . more »


Collision leaves 1 dead

By Jeff Lewis The Daily Ctizen
A Bradford resident was killed Saturday night in a vehicle collision with a semi-truck near Pangburn that also left two passengers injured.
Donna Marie Poole, 18, who was driving a 2007 Chevy Impala, pulled into the intersection of Ar . . . more »


Fences around Harding ballfields damaged

The red Pontiac G5 struck a second fence before coming to a stop on the Harding Academy baseball field, which also serves as the university's intramural baseball field.

By Jamie Williams Jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
An estimated $10,000 in damage was done at Harding University on Saturday evening when a sideswiped vehicle crashed through fences before coming to rest on Harding Academy's baseball field.
At approximately 5:54 p.m. . . . more »