Man attempts suicide after police chase: release

Mar 8, 2018

WHITE COUNTY, Ark. – A police pursuit along U.S. Highway 67 initiated by Bald Knob police last night (Wednesday, March 7, 2018) ended in Beebe with multiple law enforcement agencies involved and the suspect driver reportedly attempting to take his own life. Phillip Stroisch, 42, of Chesterfield, Missouri, was critically wounded when he reportedly shot

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Reporter enters Searcy High School without authorization to “test” security

Mar 1, 2018

Criminal trespass placed on newspaper reporter following the incident School claims the newspaper first asked and was then denied access SEARCY, Ark. – In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and with threats also having been made in White County, The Daily Citizen, a newspaper in Searcy, sent two reporters into schools without

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Searcy man tragically dies on water in Heber Springs

Jun 20, 2017

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – A Searcy man died in Heber Springs over the weekend and the sheriff’s department is investigating, a release said. Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that at about 11 a.m. on June 17, 2017, deputies were dispatched to Sandy Beach Swim Area in Heber Springs for a possible

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Highway 67 in NEA is officially "Future I-57"

Jun 1, 2017

WASHINGTON – A provision authored by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that enables Arkansas to designate a portion of Highway 67, from North Little Rock to Walnut Ridge, as “Future I-57” was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 funding that recently became law. “The presence of an official interstate highway is one of the key

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