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Convicted of murder



By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
It took a jury of 12 an hour Tuesday to find a Bald Knob man Joshua W. Curl guilty of first-degree murder and for using a firearm to kill a Searcy man by shooting him at least 12 times almost a year ago.
Joshua W. Cur . . . more »

   

Program shows off student innovations, technology

Kirkland Corbin, 17, a student in Searcy High School's EAST program, demonstrates the creation of objects using a 3D printer at Saturday's EAST Day Out event.

Tara Thomas / tthomas@thedailycitizen.com

By Tara Thomas Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Students in Searcy High School's EAST program showed off a 3D printer and other technology they use for the projects they are working on at the program's showcase event Saturday.
"Right now it's printing a trombone mouth . . . more »

   

After-school funding misspent

By Tara Thomas Tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
Money intended for an after-school program for Bald Knob children was found to have been spent on designer handbags, boarding for a mayor's dog, the purchase of appliances which ended up in the private homes of paid coord . . . more »

   

Rose Bud memorial delayed

By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
Rose Bud has an obstacle to completing its veterans memorial.
According to Rose Bud Councilman Nick Cartwright, who has been the leading organizer for the memorial, "Right above the veterans memorial, there is an electrical . . . more »

   

Council to hear Rialto presentations

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Oral presentations will be made to the Searcy City Council tonight before officials chooses who will run the Rialto Theater when the current partner with the city retires at the end of the month.
The city of Searcy ow . . . more »

   

Man shot by deputy dies

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
A Rose Bud man has died after being shot Saturday night by a White County deputy when the 69-year-old reportedly refused to put down a rifle he had pointed at the officer.
James Newman was transported to Unity Health- . . . more »

   

Getting ugly at library

By Jeff Lewis Jlewis@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Public Library is getting in on a digital-age holiday tradition by hosting an ugly sweater contest, according to Rebecca Taylor, a librarian who works with children's programs.
"They don't even have to be a holida . . . more »