White County Newswire

White County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for White County, AR.

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  1. Gunshot injures boy, 14, in SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Arkansas Online

    A 14-year-old boy was taken to a Searcy hospital Thursday after accidentally shooting himself in the face, according to the White County sheriff's office.


  2. 9 Arrested in White County Prescription Pills InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | FOX16

    The White County Sheriff's Office says those arrested Wednesday face felony charges related to the fraudulent purchase and distribution of prescription pills. The WCSO says the lengthy investigation and arrests were a joint effort of the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force, White County Sheriff's Office, Searcy Police Department, Lonoke County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas Department of Community Correction, and the Judsonia Police Department.


  3. Nine arrested in White County prescription pill fraud case; Four still wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Authorities have arrested nine people for the fraudulent purchase and distribution of prescription pills, but four people are still wanted in the case. The arrests were made Wednesday after a joint investigation by the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force, White County Sheriff's Department, Searcy Police Department, Lonoke County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, and the Judsonia Police Department.


  4. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    ... participants "just bicker all the time and do not pull together," an official with the governing agency for the White County Aging Program said Thursday. However, Ed Haas, contract services supervisor for White River Area Agency on Aging, said the ...


  5. Tin Lizzies tour to Searcy's Pioneer VillageRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Arkansas Online

    Antique car enthusiasts from throughout the White County area gathered at Pioneer Village in Searcy on the morning of July 10 in anticipation of the arrival of a caravan of Model T Fords from Heber Springs, where the Arkansas Tin Lizzies Club held its annual meeting July 9 and began its annual summer tour.


  6. ASP: Inappropriate contact between child and sheriff's employee being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WHITE COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police are investigating an accusation of inappropriate contact with a child by a White County Sheriff's Department employee. According to Bill Sadler, public information officer for ASP, special agents of the State Police Criminal Investigation Division were assigned the case on July 10. No further information was released about the incident on Monday.


  7. Sex offender caught in White County after police searchRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A sex offender who has been on the run from law enforcement since July 8 has been captured in Bald Knob. Officers with the Bald Knob Police Department arrested a man on Saturday after searching in Searcy and Romance, Arkansas.


  8. White Co. Level 4 Sex Offender Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | FOX16

    A Level 4 sex offender on the run in White County is behind bars. Arkansas Community Correction says 55-year-old Sean Duffey is now in the White County Jail on multiple charges. 1 comment

  9. CNG Stations Continue Expansion in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... and we think that it's a good opportunity," Mirus said. Dan West, the controller for Krug Energy of Higginson (White County), said a decline in activity in the Fayetteville Shale led his company's owners, who also own a transportation company that ...


  10. Search Continues for Sex Offender in White CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | FOX16

    With guns drawn, a special response team searched between Searcy and Romance Wednesday for level 4 sex offender Sean Duffey. James Gowen said the police presence outside his neighbor's house off Tater Hill Rd. has been a constant since Tuesday night. 1 comment

  11. State Police Search for Level 4 Sex OffenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | FOX16

    State Police are searching for a Level 4 sex offender Tuesday night. The White County Sheriff's Office says the Department of Community Corrections was attempting to serve a warrant at the suspect's home in the Romance area when he ran into the woods.


  12. Judsonia Man Arrested after $38,000 in Stolen Property FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | FOX16

    In a news release issued Monday, the White County Sheriff's Office said Jackie Weslee Foster, 30, is being held on Theft By Receiving charges. The property was recovered on July 2 after detectives received a tip that it could be found on Edwards Road. 3 comments

  13. $38,000 worth of stolen property recovered in White CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Arkansas Online

    A Judsonia man was arrested Tuesday after White County deputies recovered $38,000 worth of property that had been reported stolen from various law enforcement agencies.


  14. 3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save themRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | NWAonline

    ... and V-shaped marquee by the end of this year. "The Rialto is an architectural treasure and an important part of White County's heritage," Amy Burton, Main Street Searcy executive director and committee member, said in a news release. "There are so ...


  15. 6-year job at I-430/I-630 winding downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | NWAonline

    ... out with incentives," said Morgan Garner, the project manager for Weaver-Bailey Construction Co. of El Paso in White County. It shared the work with Manhattan Road and Bridge Co., which has offices in Little Rock, Springdale, Tulsa and Oklahoma ...


  16. White County Deputies Arrest Alleged Robber from KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | FOX16

    Authorities in White County have arrested a man allegedly on the run after a robbery and shooting in Kansas. 21-year-old Hunter Dean Bishop was taken into custody on Saturday.


  17. DU sets an example for conservation successRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... headquartered at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and with a director, Don McKenzie living at Ward in White County, Arkansas. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is putting together its Strategic Quail Management Plan, and AGFC and NBWI ...


  18. Auto, motorcycle crashes fatal to 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... lane, went into a ditch and hit a tree. A Searcy woman was killed in a motorcycle and car crash June 10 in White County, according to a state police report. Stephanie Melton, 53, was a passenger on a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling east on ...


  19. State board rejects changing test providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... with cities, but it has prompted ... Read>> 100 years ago June 12, 1915 PANGBURN -- County Judge J. A. Marsh of White county yesterday granted a petition to establish Pangburn Road Improvement District No. 2. Read>>


  20. Volunteers Offer Literacy Services At Goff LibraryRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Beebe News

    The Literacy Council of White County has provided free literacy services since 1976; however, most of these services required students to travel to Searcy. 1 comment