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Clark family talent shines through

Clark family talent shines through

Features May 8, 2014 at 1:19 PM 0 comments

Meet the Clarks, a small town family who has a big town sound.  The band formed on accident in 2011, and they have not look back since. “We play folk music, blue grass, some gospel, and well we kind of consider ourselves Americana,” said Cindy Clark. Being in a bandRead More

Senior band student says goodbye to high school

Senior band student says goodbye to high school

Features April 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM 0 comments

Senior Ty Danielle, a band student, plays percussion and competes in many competitions. “I play almost all percussion instruments such as the snare, timpani, xylophone, marimba, and anything you have to hit that makes sound,” said Danielle.  “I like drums in particular because they are fun, loud, and creative.”  DanielleRead More

Foreign exchange student leaves impression on students, teachers

Foreign exchange student leaves impression on students, teachers

ASPA Contest Entries, Features March 10, 2014 at 9:28 PM 0 comments

Zody Rafieva came to Searcy from a country in Asia, Tajikistan, through the foreign exchange program. Rafieva said that she pictured the states to be different than they are, but a good different. “I was thinking about the U.S. and how it would be different like in movies. In real life,Read More

Students, workers prepare for Valentine’s day

Students, workers prepare for Valentine’s day

Features February 10, 2014 at 1:26 PM 0 comments

Valentine’s day, also known as the day of love, is a time where millions of chocolates, roses and other cheesy gifts are sent to many Americans in order to win the hearts of crushes, spouses, and secret admirers. “I think that I speak for myself as well as anyone else when IRead More

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