Articles by: Avery Tillett

Black Friday affects the city of Searcy

Black Friday affects the city of Searcy

About, Community, News December 1, 2017 at 10:47 AM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., LP — For a number of years now, Americans have enjoyed the company of family and the mounds of food on Thanksgiving day; the day before U.S. citizens pour into stores and flood the aisles, pushing and pulling their way to the best deals at that time.  ToRead More

SHS students get vocal, performing the play “Schoolhouse Rock LIVE: Jr.”

SHS students get vocal, performing the play “Schoolhouse Rock LIVE: Jr.”

About, Community, Drama, News November 17, 2017 at 2:59 PM 0 comments

       Searcy, Ark., LP — On November ninth and eleventh, the Searcy High School performed the play, “Schoolhouse Rock LIVE: Junior edition.”  In order to prepare for the performance, Searcy student actors and actresses worked hard by practicing nearly every day after school.  Bailey Baker, the senior actressRead More

Searcy Sunshine School enjoys some spooky fun and their Principal goes out with a boom!

Searcy Sunshine School enjoys some spooky fun and their Principal goes out with a boom!

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News November 6, 2017 at 2:55 PM 0 comments

  Searcy, Ark., LP — On October 24, the Sunshine school celebrated their annual Halloween carnival.   While the party has been held at the Carmichael center in the past, this year it was located at Southwest Middle School.  Teacher aide, Michelle Conrad, has been involved with the event forRead More

The cost of living as a missionary

The cost of living as a missionary

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Features, For Review, News October 21, 2017 at 9:05 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) — In the world, there are seven point three billion people; two point three of them are christian and seven hundred and forty-eight of them are evangelical christian.  Three billion people out of the entire population are living in places that have yet to be reached byRead More

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