Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 15, 2019
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

Getting ready for the seventh annual Officer Will McGary Memorial Car Show in Searcy are, from left, Gail Hodges, Valley Baptist Church member; Robbi Casey, family friend and board member of the Officer Will McGary Memorial Foundation; the late Will McGary’s parents, Harold and Tanya McGary of Searcy; James Hays, board member and pastor of the church; and Jim Pinner, church member and car show founder. Will’s sister, Lindsey Montambault of Searcy (not pictured), is on the foundation board, too, and helps with the car show. The car is Pinner’s 1969 Camaro SS convertible. The car show is set for Sept. 28 at Get Down Downtown in Searcy. Will McGary was a Conway police officer.

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