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SHS Food Pantry Impacts Teens of Searcy

SHS Food Pantry Impacts Teens of Searcy

Features, News February 16, 2018 at 3:03 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) —  Nearly 13 percent of the people in the United States live with hunger or have no food. There are also students in Searcy High School that go to school without any food in their stomach and go home to nothing to eat. It’s become a majorRead More

Pending Arkansas legislation could bring casino to White County

Pending Arkansas legislation could bring casino to White County

About, Community, Features, News January 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) — Recently in Arkansas a group is making an effort to have three casino licenses put on the 2018 voting ballot. This could be a major game changer for Arkansas economy and infrastructure. The group has proposed to the attorney general (Leslie Rutledge) for the vote to beRead More

Adolescent use of Drugs is Becoming a Problem in the Community of Searcy.

Adolescent use of Drugs is Becoming a Problem in the Community of Searcy.

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News December 15, 2017 at 3:03 PM 0 comments

Searcy Ark., (LP) — Drugs are a big deal around the world, especially when it’s used for the wrong purpose and by the wrong people. Citizens in Searcy have been getting a hold of drugs and consuming them when they are not supposed to. Teens are the majority of theRead More

Issues on Gender Stereotypes in Male Dominated Work Places

Issues on Gender Stereotypes in Male Dominated Work Places

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News December 15, 2017 at 2:41 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) — “Women are very slow to rouse, but once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible.”- Emmeline Pankhurst. Women have always participated in various liberation process of the world. Women are strong, enduringRead More

Searcy Police Officers describe the tasks that demand their attention on a daily basis

Searcy Police Officers describe the tasks that demand their attention on a daily basis

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News December 14, 2017 at 10:07 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) — In the world, there are about 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers, which is the highest amount there has ever been.  The number of officers has not been the only increase as far as the law goes however, there has also been a growth of about 5.3%Read More

How German Shepherds Help the City of Searcy

How German Shepherds Help the City of Searcy

About, Community, Features, News November 20, 2017 at 2:33 PM 0 comments

Searcy, Ark., (LP) — German Shepherds possess several important traits that are crucial to everyday life. They evolved from early herding dogs who helped shepherds with their flocks. While the German Shepherd dog became such an important member of the German military, people started becoming more aware of their intelligence.Read More

From a Lion to a Hog, McGuirt has exceeded her expectations!

From a Lion to a Hog, McGuirt has exceeded her expectations!

About, Features, News, Sports November 20, 2017 at 8:16 AM 0 comments

Searcy,Ark.,(LP) — On November 10, about a week ago, one of Searcy’s athletes got to sign with the University of Arkansas. Not only did Erin exceed her own expectations but she also has inspired many people with her swimming. Erin says she went to tour the university a few monthsRead 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

Miranda Webb gets real about how being in SHS band has affected her

About, Features, SHS Band October 27, 2017 at 2:04 PM 0 comments

For many band members, being in band can be stressful, but worthwhile. All the hours spent practicing the songs and flag line perfect the band. Miranda Webb, sophomore at SHS, has been in band for about four years, playing the bass clarinet. She loves band, because “you can absolutely beRead 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