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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 1 comment

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

Searcy Lion Athlete Signs With Local College to Further Football Career

Searcy Lion Athlete Signs With Local College to Further Football Career

ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News, Sports February 3, 2017 at 2:32 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Sports are a big part of Searcy and one student, Senior DeAirus Whitney, is taking a big step in his football career. Lyon College, located in Batesville, Arkansas is where DeAirus signed to on February 1st, 2017 and is where he will be calling home for the nextRead More

Volleyball Preparing for Success in the Upcoming 2017 Season

Volleyball Preparing for Success in the Upcoming 2017 Season

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Sports January 27, 2017 at 2:58 PM 1 comment

Searcy (LP) As you all may know, it is time for fall sports at Searcy High School to begin their off-season training.  This training can be vital keys to improvements in each player’s game.  The SHS Volleyball team is putting in extra effort during their offseason this year, due toRead More

Searcy Wrestling Dominates Duals

Searcy Wrestling Dominates Duals

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, Sports January 23, 2017 at 7:20 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) On January fifteenth, Searcy Wrestling hosted the annual Duals Tournament and left with another victory under their belt. The air inside in the gymnasium where the matches were held was filled with excitement and anticipation as the audience rooted for their wrestlers. Searcy won first place in theRead More

Searcy Choir’s Christmas Concert Takes Unexpected Turn

Searcy Choir’s Christmas Concert Takes Unexpected Turn

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News December 15, 2016 at 2:34 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) The Searcy High School Choir had their annual Christmas concert on December 8th, featuring the groups 9/10 men, 9/10 women, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Voix de Belles, led by SHS Choir Director Tina Niederbrach, along with audience included Christmas carols led by Mr. Jay Niederbrach, Mr. David Willard,Read More

James West an Inspirational Citizen of Searcy

James West an Inspirational Citizen of Searcy

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features November 22, 2016 at 3:03 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) Everyone knows someone who can talk a lot. James West, Searcy citizen, has a lot of great stories to tell. James West has lived in Searcy for sixty five years. He moved from his home in California and performed many jobs such as welling, building several bridges in LittleRead More

Arkansas Removes Issue 7 from Ballot Guaranteeing the Passing of Issue 6

Arkansas Removes Issue 7 from Ballot Guaranteeing the Passing of Issue 6

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News November 9, 2016 at 2:41 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP)  The Arkansas Supreme Court has taken Issue 7 off of the ballot for November. Issue 7, also known as the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act, was one of two medical marijuana initiatives on the November ballot. Issue 6 is the second medical marijuana proposal. “Because we conclude that theRead More

Local Heros Fighting Cancer One Step at a Time

Local Heros Fighting Cancer One Step at a Time

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News November 4, 2016 at 5:34 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) White County Kicking Cancer  Foundation had their second 5k/1k walk/run Saturday, October 29th at 4 p.m. White County Kicking Cancer Foundation was founded by Sherry Wilson, Mike Wilson and Myrtle Hughes. This Foundation deals with many cancers and has a board of members who help find cancer patientsRead More