Mike S. Allen, a native of Searcy, Arkansas, is a graduate of Harding University and Troy State University with degrees in print journalism and international relations. He is the author of Growing Up Church of Christ and coauthor of A Murder in Searcy, both bestsellers (by category) on Amazon.
On the morning of September 26, 1974, the body of Fern Cowen Rodgers was discovered on the floor of her home in Searcy, Arkansas. The sixty-eight-year-old socialite was murdered, sometime in the night, by two bullets fired into her head.
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