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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

Students seek fellowship at flag pole

Students seek fellowship at flag pole

Community, Video September 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Searcy High School’s Fellowship of Christian athletes sponsor “See You at the Pole,” a world-wide event held every year. See You at the Pole is an event in which students meet at their school’s flagpole before school on the fourth Wednesday of every September to pray for their school, students,Read More

Students work for extra spending money

Students work for extra spending money

News, Video March 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

Every student has something to do after school. For some, it’s sports, others, it’s clubs and organizations or video games. But, many students join the work force after school hours. “I always came here, and the people here are nice, so I thought why not work here to get theRead More

Wrestlers pin down struggles of sport

Wrestlers pin down struggles of sport

Sports, Video January 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Wrestling is not just about pinning your opponent to the ground, the sport is a little more complex than most people think. “You can get points a few different ways,” explains senior Austin Burns. “You can take someone down to the ground and get control of them, or you canRead More

Seniors lose focus; catch senoritus

Seniors lose focus; catch senoritus

Features, News, Video December 11, 2012 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

Senior year is the last hurdle before students head out into the real world and this knowledge should give students a bit of enthusiasm to be able to finish the year. However, most seniors get struck with a severe case of senoritus in their last year of school and stop puttingRead More

Students shocked by altered beard

Students shocked by altered beard

News, Video December 7, 2012 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

For years, a powerful mystical force stalked the halls of Searcy High School, a force widely known as Doc Watson’s beard. Recently that powerful force has been incoherently altered. “Every once in a while, maybe every year or so, I decide to just shave most of it off and start over.Read More

Basketball begins with Batesville bashing

Basketball begins with Batesville bashing

Sports, Video December 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

While worrying about what to prepare for Thanksgiving, the Lions had their first appetizer, the Batesville Pioneers. “I knew we had a good team and we had all our football players in, so I didn’t think it was going to be a tough task,” said sophomore James Wade. The awayRead More

Senior Night leaves bittersweet memories

Senior Night leaves bittersweet memories

Features, Sports, Video November 19, 2012 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Last week’s senior night was a fun and exciting experience but most were surprised how the game ended. “Coming into the game tonight, I was kind of expecting them to lose. So it was exciting when we won,” said senior Molly Wheat. Junior Cassidy Stevens knew the Lions were goingRead More

Drama troupe brings ‘Aladdin’ to stage

Drama troupe brings ‘Aladdin’ to stage

News, Video October 8, 2012 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

The drama department picked the play “Aladdin,” for the students to perform. Not only is Aladdin huge in the children’s movie industry, it is a very well-known play. “I was excited about doing Aladdin, because I knew that it would be a fun way to sort of relive our childhoodsRead More

Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

News, Video March 5, 2012 at 8:25 am 0 comments

Carrie Ann Washington is a former teacher at Southwest Middle school who retired several years ago. “In total, I have 44 years of teaching here in Searcy,” commented Mrs. Washington. But what you may not know, is that Mrs. Washington has been teaching in this school district since Searcy schoolsRead More