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Exhibit: The Searcy Art Gallery at the Black House, 300 E. Race Ave., will host a new exhibit, "Generations of Art" Tuesday through June 24. The exhibit will feature art created by parents and their children using the same subject or concept. The gallery is open Tu ... « more »



Police seeking male in suspected homicide


Saturday at approximately 3 p.m., Searcy Police responded to a mobile park off the 800 block of East Moore Avenue to do a welfare check on a male. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased white male with an apparent gunshot wound. During the course of the investig

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Walk-off Winner


Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com
Garrett Price (center) is mobbed by teammates after his ground ball drove in Will Wilkins, who scored the winning run from second base in Searcy's 7-6 win in eight innings over Vilonia on Thursday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
All Garrett Price wanted to do was drive in his teammate. Though he won't get official credit for it, the ground ball off his bat in the bottom of the eigth that consumed Vilonia's second baseman allowed Will WIlkins to s. . . more »


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Fallen officers remembered


Jamie Williams/jwilliams@thedailycitizen.com
Chaplain David Copeland with the White County Sheriff's Department led the memorial service to remember and honor officers who have died in the line of duty Wednesday afternoon in front of the White County memorial for fallen officers at the sheriff's office. Guest speaker Criminal Justice Institute Director Dr. Cheryl May asked those gathered to honor Yell County Deputy Lt. Kevin Mainhart, who was killed last week, with a moment of silence and to remember his family and loved ones.Searcy Police Officer Todd Wells, an officer in the White County Color Guard, places the American flag and the base of the memorial. The White County officers honored on Tuesday included City Marshal Joseph R. Hastings, City Marshal Abe Pipkin, Patrolman Danny P. Longstreet, Constable Jonathan C. Ziegler, and Deputy George C. Griffin."The White County heroes we are honoring today exhibited courage and bravery beyond anything that I can even begin to comprehend," May said. "While they are no longer with us, their bravery courage and selflessness will never be forgotten. Their legacy lives on in all their brothers and sisters in law enforcement and first responders."

Steve Brawner: Non-teacher retirement

Could Arkansas' efforts to strengthen a program serving 43,000 retirees offer an example for Congress to fix programs serving 60 million? During this past legislative session, Arkansas lawmakers took steps -- baby steps for sure, but steps -- that might shore up th . . . more »