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Eating lunch with grandparents

Grandparents Day also gives James Dixon (left) the opportunity to spend lunchtime with his granddaughter Gracey Dixon at McRae Elementary.


   

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 by Oct. 2 or he will be required to . . . more »

   

Fitness finding upheld

By Tracy Whitaker
twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
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 evaluation.
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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 $4,200 and citing the wastewater pla . . . more »

   

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 statewide enforcement operation" that i . . . more »

   

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 since it has been determined that no c . . . more »

   

Explosives ID'd as Molotov cocktails

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating a 33-year-old Little Rock woman who was arrested on numerous charges in Kensett recently, including possession of two improvised explosive devic . . . more »

   

Searcy woman still missing

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The location of a Searcy woman reported missing in late July is still unknown, and there are not "any leads," according to her father.
Brooke K. Allensworth (aka Durham), 37, was reported missing by her father Aubrey . . . more »

   

Controversy over campaign signs

By Paige Cushman Pcushman@thedailycitizen.com
Some mayoral candidate signs in Kensett have been coming down almost as quickly as they've gone up, according to officials.
Police Chief John Pollard said at Tuesday night's City Council meeting that at least six signs . . . more »

   

Scoreboard to honor recently deceased mayor

Contributed illustrationPurchasing a new scoreboard, shown in this concept design, for baseball field 2 has been approved by the Rose Bud City Council to honor the city's late mayor, Tammy Bomar, who died in August. She and Parks Superintendent Jimmy Porter had discussed the need for a scoreboard, and he called it her "final request for the citizens of Rose Bud."


By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
The city of Rose Bud will erect a sign of respect for its recently deceased mayor.
Streets and Parks Superintendent Jimmy Porter told the Rose Bud City Council that before Tammy Bomar died Aug. 16, he had discussed with her . . . more »