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  1. Bootlegging Operation Busted In White CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | FOX16

    A bootlegging operation is busted in White County, which is a dry county, and detectives say the list of people buying includes minors. An anonymous tip led detectives to the Searcy home and loads of booze. 14 comments

  2. Searcy Woman Arrested for Bootleg Alcohol OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | FOX16

    A Searcy woman is behind bars for a bootleg operation and selling alcohol to minors. On Friday, detectives with the White County Sheriff's Office received information of a bootlegger operating and selling to minors out of a home on Melinda's Lane in Searcy.

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  3. Tom Cotton campaign's dirty telephone tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Arkansas Times

    ... voters who contacted her office, adding that some said they received the false notifications by mail. SEARCY (WHITE COUNTY) - If you can't beat 'em, discourage 'em. That may be the philosophy behind some unsettling phone calls made recently to ...

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  4. Council Approves Paving Two Streets; Hiring Two FT Patrol Officers...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Beebe News

    ... have to attend the police academy; Greg Meharg - who is fully certified and is a school resource officer in White County. The two part-time officers are: Andrew Pannell - works at the health dept. and is also a part-time police officer in Dierks ...

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  5. County, Church Defend Land Deal and $1 Million ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | FOX16

    Justice of the Peace Bobby Quattlebaum believes the J-Mar Trucking property on Taylor Street will pay for itself in savings to White County. "We bought a bargain.

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  6. Searcy man dead after one-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SEARCY, AR - A White County man has died after a crash west of Searcy. According to Arkansas State Police, Jimmy Franklin, 66, of Searcy was killed following the crash on Highway 36 Monday afternoon.

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  7. Man sentenced to 40 years in prison in death of babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SEARCY, AR - A White County man plead guilty to charges related to the death of his baby, according to White County Circuit Court. Dustin Lee Watson, 19, of Searcy plead guilty and was sentenced to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction.

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  8. My Ozark Mountain HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    ... shellac: Pope's Arkansas Mountaineers, Luke Hignight's Ozark Strutters, A.E. Ward and His Plow Boys and Reaves White County Ramblers. There are songs about cider and turnip greens, rewritten minstrel songs, songs with no discernible origin, "what, ...

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  9. Pioneers escape with 21-14 win over RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... Steven K. Burris, was killed when he lost control of his 1988 Toyota around SEARCY (AP) - A 19-year-old White County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to Citizens Bank has announced the initial step of its expansion ...

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  10. Man, 19, pleads guilty murder in daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | KAIT-TV

    SEARCY, AR - A 19-year-old White County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his 4-month-old daughter. The Daily Citizen reports that Dustin Lee Watson was sentenced after pleading guilty Monday in White County Circuit Court in Searcy.

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  11. Man pleads guilty in daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | KATV Little Rock

    A 19-year-old White County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his 4-month-old daughter. The Daily Citizen reports that Dustin Lee Watson was sentenced after pleading guilty Monday in White County Circuit Court in Searcy.

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  12. Arkansas 7 road to close for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | NWAonline

    ... cy man faces a 40-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in the June death of his 4-month-old daughter, the White County prosecuting attorney's office said Wednes... Read>>

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  13. Dad gets 40 years for infant's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | NWAonline

    A Searcy man faces a 40-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in the June death of his 4-month-old daughter, the White County prosecuting attorney's office said Wednesday. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  14. Composer swings lively baton in salute to Oscar-winning filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | NWAonline

    ... man faces a 40-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in the June death of his 4-month-old daughter, the White County prosecuting attorney's office said Wednes... Read>> FIGHT OF HIS LIFE: Sparkman native Jim Ed Brown, who achieved international ...

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  15. White County man found with $30,000 in stolen propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Arkansas Online

    A Searcy man was arrested Tuesday on theft and drug charges by White County sheriff's office deputies after he was found in possession of stolen property and drugs at his home, officials say.

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  16. Inez Coker recalls 99 years in Vilonia communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... name was Dwight Thomas." She can also remember traveling with her parents by wagon to the Letona community in White County to visit her dad's brother. It would take three days to get there, with the family stopping to camp along the way. "It was our ...

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  17. Get Down Downtown set for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    SEARCY - White County residents can usher in the fall season with the seventh annual Get Down Downtown Festival in Searcy on Friday and Saturday. 6 comments

  18. Bald Knob Man Arrested, Charged in Stabbing Girlfriend to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | FOX16

    ... up say, 'hey this is wrong." Swain was arrested around 11:15 a.m. without incident and is being held at the White County Jail. He is being charged with first degree murder and his bond is set at $500,000. Leah Uko contributed to this report. To ... 11 comments

  19. Carthel Ray Webb, Jr.Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Beebe News

    ... was 6-8pm, Monday, September 15 at Arkansas Funeral Care. Funeral services will be held 10am, Tuesday at White County Memorial Cemetery in Searcy. To sign his guestbook, please visit www.arkansasfuneralcare.com Arrangements made by Arkansas ...

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  20. Police: Boyfriend Charged in Stabbing Death of GirlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | FOX16

    ... who they say was stabbed to death. Swain was arrested around 11:15 without incident and is being held at the White County Jail. He is being charged with first degree murder and his bond is set at $500,000. We will bring you more information as it ...

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