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Student uses artistic talent for drama department, independent films

Student uses artistic talent for drama department, independent films

ASPA Contest Entries, Features January 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM 0 comments

Some students have dreams of playing in the NFL, having a successful music career, or following in the medical field, but not junior Sarah Swain. Swain has a love and passion in the art of makeup. Makeup art may be thought of as a simple job or career, but there is actuallyRead More

Student teacher makes splash with hobby

Student teacher makes splash with hobby

ASPA Contest Entries, Features January 17, 2014 at 2:39 PM 0 comments

James Dillard, student teacher for Bryant Turney, is 22 years old with a passion for world history and a hobby that takes him to faraway places. When he’s not teaching world history, Dillard is probably fishing. Sometimes at home, sometimes with famous people, or sometimes in Alaska like he didRead More

Quiz bowl team hopes to repeat state championship

Quiz bowl team hopes to repeat state championship

Features, News December 5, 2013 at 2:33 PM 0 comments

As the quiz bowl season rolls around, great things are expected. “I think we have got a lot of potential to do well this year. We got a state championship last year, and that under the belt this year, so we are gonna have to see what we gotta doRead More

Students start seeing double in the halls

Students start seeing double in the halls

Features November 17, 2013 at 1:40 PM 0 comments

Searcy is home to several sets of twins in varying grades; two sets of freshmen twins, two sets of sophomores, and two sets of seniors. “I really like being a twin. It’s an interesting experience. I don’t know what it’s like to not have a twin,” stated freshman Laura Jenson.Read More

Homecoming assembly pumps up students

Homecoming assembly pumps up students

Features October 15, 2013 at 1:46 PM 0 comments

Homecoming is not just a football game, there is also an assembly that showcases the Homecoming Court. The assembly isn’t just for the court, but for the Lionsteppers and varsity cheerleaders, to show their half-time shows. The one thing that really stuck out to the observers was seeing the HomecomingRead More

Students participate in community theater

Students participate in community theater

Community, Features, Video October 2, 2013 at 1:44 PM 0 comments

For the past ten years, young adults from the community of Searcy have been given the opportunity to practice their acting skills. “Center on the Square is a community theater that is open not only to the town of Searcy, but to White County,” said regular actor Caleb Burley. ManyRead More

Orchestra participates in all region tryouts

Orchestra participates in all region tryouts

Features September 17, 2013 at 1:54 PM 0 comments

This year schools from all around, show up at Mills High School, for Orchestra All- Region. This early morning rivalry,  joins many students, from all around to, so they can compete for the title, and the satisfaction of being the best of the best.  “We go to Mill’s High School earlyRead More

Skateboarders work hard to pursue dream

Skateboarders work hard to pursue dream

Features August 20, 2013 at 8:47 PM 0 comments

There are many students that have hidden talents. Not only do these students work hard every day, they do everything that they can to get higher up, and promote their talent. Tristan Slack and William Cleveland spend day after day, hour after hour dedicating themselves to what they hope to achieve. TheRead More

Guitarist plays streets of                 Los Angeles

Guitarist plays streets of Los Angeles

Features May 9, 2013 at 9:17 PM 0 comments

In the streets of LA, you can find different characters, but never a character quite like Red Gatling. Gatling’s passion for music is visible in the way he walks, talks, and of course, the way he plays his guitar. “Music is everything,” he said. “Music is way of releasing tension.Read More

World’s shortest rail line continues long history in Los Angeles

World’s shortest rail line continues long history in Los Angeles

Features April 3, 2013 at 2:01 PM 0 comments

Apart from all the skyscrapers, concrete, and shops is one place that has chosen to keep itself trapped in time. During eighteen hours every day of the week the Angels Flight railway will take 400 trips. “It has been around since 1901, and it has been used to transport millionsRead More