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Damaged by winds

Lilyian Roberson plays Saturday near an uprooted tree in Bald Knob. Straight-line winds uprooted trees and damaged structures in Bald Knob and Beebe around 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

TRACY WHITAKER/twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Bald Knob and Beebe suffered property damage just after midnight Saturday from straight-line winds from a storm that produced an EF-2 tornado that touched down at the Faulkner and Pulaski County lines around 11:30 p.m . . . more »


City reimbursed for airport work

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Municipal Airport recently received a check for $199,487.89 for a grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics to reimburse the city for paying to improve its taxiways and aprons.
"Arkansas airports ar . . . more »


New IT director sought

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
Searcy is looking for a new Information Technology Department director after the previous director's dismissal from the position last Friday.
Searcy Mayor David Morris said the city is seeking qualified applicants "wh . . . more »


State highway funding in 'stalemate,' Gillam says

By Jamie Williams Jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
Arkansas will never have consistent funding for state highways until Arkansans learn basic math, according to state Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam.
"We have a significant math problem in the state of Arkansas in j . . . more »


Execution witnesses sought

By Tracy Whitaker Twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com
The required number of witnesses for eight lethal injections in April has not yet been obtained and Arkansas Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley is continuing an informal effort to secure enough, according . . . more »


Railroad, state to improve Kensett crossings

By Jamie Williams
Representatives with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Union Pacific has approached the Kensett City Council with plans to improve the safety of the city's railroad crossings as well as a propos . . . more »


More aid needed for Georgia

The Daily Citizen
A shipment of aid to Poti, the Republic of Georgia, valued at $134,325 reached its destination, but more help has been requested, according to John L. Kachelman Jr., president of Life Resources International based in Judsonia.

The non-profit c . . . more »