Articles by: Avery Tillett

Arkansas hero wears a pink cape

Arkansas hero wears a pink cape

Searcy, Ark., (LP)  In the U.S., one of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point throughout their life.  According to recent data, older women are more likely to develop the disease than younger women.  The absolute risk for breast cancer in a young woman in oneRead More

Searcy students evaluate their confidence when considering college

Searcy students evaluate their confidence when considering college

News, Opinion and Blogs September 22, 2017 at 1:50 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) Many students do not feel that their particular high school prepares them for the stress and difficulty of college classes.  According to Fermin Leal’s article written in 2015 regarding the school years 2010-11 and 2014-15, more than 260 schools partnered with YouthTruth to compare juniors’ and seniors’Read More

SHS teens learn life skills from kindergartners

SHS teens learn life skills from kindergartners

About, Community, News September 8, 2017 at 1:35 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP)  This year, along with surrounding schools such as Pangburn and Rosebud, Searcy High School has the privilege to participate in the Child Care program.  Searcy students, instructed by Mrs. Tommi Johnston, are given the opportunity to travel to McRae Elementary where they serve as aids to the kindergartenRead More

Living with Russell Silver Syndrome- Walker’s Story

Living with Russell Silver Syndrome- Walker’s Story

About, Community, Features, News August 25, 2017 at 4:12 PM 0 comments

               Searcy (LP)  In the world, about 1 out of 100,000 people are diagnosed with a disease known as Russell Silver Syndrome.  It is thought to be caused by a rare genetic disorder that takes place on chromosome 7 or 11.  A similar growthRead More