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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

From Voting to Crowning, an inside look on this year’s SHS Homecoming Court

From Voting to Crowning, an inside look on this year’s SHS Homecoming Court

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News September 15, 2017 at 1:25 PM Comments are Disabled

Searcy(LP) Homecoming is right around the corner and everyone is getting their dresses and escorts picked! Homecoming is a tradition that takes place every year around fall time, where all the students get together, dress up, and enjoy the football game. The Searcy High Homecoming Assembly is an event thatRead More

Searcy Lady Lion Basketball Player Signs with Harding University

Searcy Lady Lion Basketball Player Signs with Harding University

ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News, Sports April 21, 2017 at 1:49 PM 0 comments

 Searcy (LP) For Searcy High School Senior Allie Brown, basketball is her passion.  Allie has recently signed to play college basketball at Harding University in the fall.  Allie has been playing basketball since she was six years old and she has dreamed of playing for Harding since she was a youngRead More

Searcy Lions Soccer Team Looks Forward To Upcoming Season

Searcy Lions Soccer Team Looks Forward To Upcoming Season

ASPA Contest Entries, Sports March 3, 2017 at 2:12 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) As the school year begins to wind down, the soccer season is just beginning. The start of a new season means intensified practices to get back in the groove and working on bettering their techniques. This year the team began practice earlier than usual as stated by Senior,Read More

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Searcy (LP) On the first day of ninth grade you think you have the whole world ahead of you. Four years seem so long, but before you know it you have two months left in your senior year. You’re making big decisions and wondering if everything is going to turnRead More

STEM Career Day Proving Beneficial for Attendees

STEM Career Day Proving Beneficial for Attendees

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News February 24, 2017 at 2:25 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP)  Many are unfamiliar with exactly what Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, or STEM career is all about.  On February 17, Harding University engineering department held a day that was devoted to Arkansas High School students to learn more about these careers, and specifically what normal days look like onRead More

Seniors in Searcy are Moving from Childhood to Adulthood

Seniors in Searcy are Moving from Childhood to Adulthood

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News February 22, 2017 at 2:56 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) Most students talk about how they can’t wait until Senior year, but only people who have been a senior or is one, really knows what is going on Senior year. Students work hard all through school till they reach a point where the adults finally see the students asRead More

Prom Closet Now Carrying Men’s Attire

Prom Closet Now Carrying Men’s Attire

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News February 17, 2017 at 2:17 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Prom closet has been an ongoing tradition for three years at Searcy High School for kids who may not be able to afford new clothing for prom or for kids who do not want to go out and spend the money on new clothes just for prom. TheRead More

Local Chava company inspires Latin American artisans to create beautiful handmade products

Local Chava company inspires Latin American artisans to create beautiful handmade products

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News February 3, 2017 at 3:04 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP)  “Chava is very unique in its craftmanship. I’d love to meet the people that actually made these. I’ve met people who live in similar conditions. They live in houses that might have just a plywood board wall. Their ceilings are leaned with space between the walls. It’s moreRead More

SHS Student Working to Break Down Barriers

SHS Student Working to Break Down Barriers

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features February 3, 2017 at 2:38 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Finding a way to bring regular education students and special education students together can be challenging for high schools.  Special Olympics has resolved this issue with what is called “Unified Schools.”  These certain schools work with regular education students and special education students to give them the opportunityRead More