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Guilty plea to 17 charges

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A 32-year-old Bald Knob man was sentenced to 31/2 years in prison after pleading guilty last week in White County Circuit Court to 17 counts of class D felony breaking and entering at a storage facility.
The presumpti . . . more »

   

Montgomery honored for Unity Health service

By Tara Thomas And Jeff Lewis Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Although a retirement ceremony was held for Unity Health President and CEO Ray Montgomery last week exactly 30 years after he started his career with the hospital system, he said t . . . more »

   

Search for replacement as CEO took year

By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
The search for a new CEO for Unity Health took "right at a year," according to Ray Montgomery, who has retired as president and CEO of the White County-based health system.
Montgomery was involved in the search process, and . . . more »

   

Veteran with dementia missing

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A silver alert has been issued for a Vietnam veteran with dementia who was last known be at the Walmart Supercenter on Race Avenue weeks ago.
Laura Smith, who volunteers with the Mission Machine and Veterans Outreach . . . more »

   

3 readings for permit ordinance

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A crowd filled the Searcy City Council chambers at City Hall on Tuesday night for an almost two-hour public hearing regarding a restaurant's application for a private club license, which would allow it to serve alcoho . . . more »

   

New school year gets started

Groups of Riverview students chat in the cafeteria while awaiting the first bell Monday at the start of the school year.


   

Russell to become Whoville for Christmas

By Tara Thomas Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Residents of Russell are already preparing for the holidays with a citywide recreation of Dr. Seuss' Whoville theme, after plans for a small display grew into a larger-scale decoration of the entire town with the use of h . . . more »

   

Steve Moore

By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Steve Moore works "with all the things that can make you sick."
Moore spent three years as a researcher at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, but has taught microbiology and immunology at Harding University fo . . . more »

   

Judge accused of disregarding laws

By Tracy Whitaker
twhitaker@thedailycitzen.com
A civil lawsuit filed against White County District Court Judge Mark Derrick last week claims that he "disregards" laws that keep courts from creating "undue hardships for defendants and their families."
The class a . . . more »

   

City looking to refloor center

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Replacing the flooring at the John E. Lightle Senior Center on Moore Avenue will cost the city of Searcy $18,881.39.
The lowest bid for the project came from Double S Carpet in Kensett, and the Searcy City Council add . . . more »