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Paying More At The Pump


Gas prices are on an upward trend.

In the past week, average retail gasoline prices in Arkansas rose 4.6 cents per gallon to an average of $2.27 a gallon, according to

Searcy Special City Council Meeting

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The Searcy City Council has a special meeting today.

On the agenda: a budget ordinance appropriation for the payment of principal and interest on the loan for the construction of the Searcy Swim Center; an Amending Ordinance with respect to the zoning classification the Kohler Building property; an Ordinance – Authorizing to conduct business with certain individuals who serve as members of various commissions, boards, or committees of the City of Searcy;

Quorum Court Meeting


A very light agenda awaits the White County Quorum Court in its regular meeting today.

There’s Treasurer Janet Hibbitts monthly report and discussion on the time for the regular monthly Quorum Court meetings.

Civil Rights Trail


The website officially launched on Monday with an interactive map of the trail destinations.

Little Rock Central High School is among the “Top 10” sites of importance on the trail with more than 100 historic landmarks in 14 states.

Average Holiday Debt Up 5%


With a stronger overall economy in 2017 consumers reached for their plastic credit cards more often when holiday shopping than in prior years, according to a recent survey by Magnify Money.

Cyber Security Trends

Cyber Security

As cyber threats continue to dominate the global IT landscape, IT administrators and CTOs alike are in search of ways to protect their businesses from data breaches and other malicious attacks. In addition, there are new data privacy compliance issues to consider, and the lingering threat of the unknown.

Public’s Help Sought

Ronald Long Jr.

Cleburne County Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement authorities are searching for escapee.

On the evening of Sunday, January 14, 2018, deputies observed a green Ford Thunderbird traveling in the Hopewell area.

Deputies recognized one of the occupants as Ronald Long Jr., who has multiple felony warrants for his arrest.

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