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  1. Jolly H. Pryor, 91Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Http

    ... and Ferrell Kirby Hill Sr. She was a graduate of David Lipscomb University in Nashville and Harding University in Searcy, Ark., with a B.S. degree in home economics. She was married Sept. 10, 1949 to Henry Graydon Pryor, who preceded her in death ...


  2. Bump legislators' pay to $39,400, panel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... by those expenses. On Thursday, House Speaker Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, and Senate Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, submitted a letter to the commission saying they agreed with the "wisdom" of removing office expenses and simplifying pay for ... 1 comment

  3. Pay panel votes in favor of $39,400, $45,000 legislator salariesRead the original story

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... salaries. In a letter to the panel, House Speaker Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, and Senate President Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, vowed that they would follow through on the recommendation to eliminate the office expenses if the panel included that in ...


  4. 5 back legislative raise to $25,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NWAonline

    ... a $19,050 base salary and pay chamber leaders Rep. Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, and Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, both $21, 325. Unlike Ross, Banks said he was more flexible but didn't indicate he had given up on his proposal, which would nearly ...


  5. Faulkner University names new presidentRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | University Business

    On Friday, the school announced the hiring of Michael Williams, vice president of advancement at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, as the new president of the university. Williams, who spent 28 years at Harding, will replace President Dr. Billy D. Hilyer, who will retire in May after 29 years as president, the longest term for a president at a Church of Christ university in the institution's history.


  6. Pay panel backs maintaining per diem ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NWAonline

    ... half per diem by attending, while all others would not get one. On Monday, Senate President Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, and House Speaker Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, raised concerns about changes and the panel later voted to alter its previous, ...


  7. Sherwood Walgreens Sells For $3.3 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 |

    ... $450,000. Development of the land is financed with a two-year loan of $1.97 million from First Security Bank of Searcy. The Hughes family purchased their land as part of a $500,000 property trade with Deltic Farm & Timber Co. of El Dorado in October ...


  8. Man found dead at Romance homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Arkansas Online

    SEARCY -- White County authorities are investigating the shooting death of a Kensett man earlier this week.


  9. Senate approves Hutchinson's tax cut plan, bill moves to the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The City Wire

    ... voted 30-3 Thursday morning to approve Senate Bill 6, cosponsored by Senate President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy and House Speaker Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia. The bill, which passed the Senate Revenue and Taxation committee Wednesday by ...


  10. Arkansas Senate OKs income tax cut bill, increases capital gains taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The City Wire

    ... introduced by Sen. Bill Sample, R-Hot Springs. The bill's sponsor, Senate President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, said after the meeting that Hutchinson "was part of the conversation" regarding the repeal, which he said accomplishes the ...


  11. Amended Hutchinson tax plan passes committeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NWAonline

    ... by 1 percent starting next year for people earning between $21,000 and $75,000. Senate President Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, who presented the bill to the committee alongside House Speaker Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, said the Senate could vote on it ...


  12. McCollum's Column: An assortment of pitches in a bidding processRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... bragged about its "Who Dat" restaurant. Harding Academy countered by saying that Bald Knob has one restaurant, but Searcy has several. A Norphlet representative said that the last time the school hosted a tournament, "The only complaint I got was ...


  13. City to hire a contract lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Arkansas Times

    ... relations officer in 2013, but resigned from his city job after arrest in a domestic dispute. Hoggard, who lives in Searcy, has lobbied in the past for Entergy, USAble, Blue Cross, Arkansas for Better Schools and others. An Arkansas State Chamber of ... 6 comments

  14. Ridgefield Christian School files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KAIT-TV

    ... collected $1.1 million in revenue, according to court filings. The school also owes $4,500 to Gym Masters of Searcy for the construction of the gym's floor. Under Chapter 11 protection, Ridgefield Christian School would be allowed to reorganize in ...


  15. Arkansas university administrator tapped to lead FaulknerRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... ard of Trustees Bud Stambaugh says Williams was chosen in part because he led a fundraising campaign at the school in Searcy, Arkansas that raised $129 million, surpassing the school goal of $105 million.


  16. Faulkner University names next president after years-long searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Faulkner University announced today that Mike Williams, vice president of Advancement at Harding University, in Searcy, Ark., has been named its next president. effective June 1. Effective June 1, Williams will succeed current president Billy Hilyer, who will be moving into a new role as chancellor after 29 years as president.


  17. Veteran's Outreach Ministry to open new veterans center in ConwayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Veteran's Outreach Ministry based in Searcy will hold a grand opening on Jan. 17 for its new site in Conway to assist veterans in navigating benefit claims. "It's a totally free service that we give to veterans, and we can help people no matter where they live," said Bobby Bowman, president of the new site. 1 comment

  18. Gov. Hutchinson outlines tax cut plan, freezes state hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The City Wire

    ... $50,000 - tax savings $290 $75,000 - tax savings $540 $100,000 - tax savings $65 Senate President Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, and Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, are the lead sponsors on SB 6, an "Act to Create Middle Class Tax ...


  19. People for Jan. 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Concord Monitor

    She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Harding University in Searcy, Ark.


  20. ECU Women's Basketball Hits Road for Big Test at No. 22 HardingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The East Central University women's basketball team will embark on one of the toughest weeks of the season when they play the first of two-straight games against ranked opponents, Thursday, Jan. 15. The Tigers will travel to No. 22 Harding for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off in Searcy, Ark.