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Neal enjoys dancing to keep fit

Neal enjoys dancing to keep fit

Community April 30, 2012 at 1:25 PM 0 comments

Senior Henry Neal could easily try out for, “So you Think You Can dance” with his self-taught talent. “No one really taught me how to dance, I just taught myself from looking at videos, and that’s how I came up with new moves to go with the song,” Neal said. Neal saidRead More

Students practice Spanish in trip to mercado

Students practice Spanish in trip to mercado

Community April 30, 2012 at 1:12 PM 0 comments

Lori Nielsen’s Spanish students took a trip to a local Mexican grocery store recently to practice their non-native language. “I went to the La Fiesta Mercado with the Spanish class, and we got to see all the different kinds of foods they have,” Sam Elander said. “They have a lotRead More

Searcy band stars in new Yarnell’s commercial

Searcy band stars in new Yarnell’s commercial

Community April 26, 2012 at 1:29 PM 0 comments

When the Yarnell’s ice cream plant reopened earlier this month, the SHS band was invited to star in one of the welcome back commercials. “I was not the one to pick out the high school band, but I was glad we did have the band because I thought they did aRead More

Rock climbing gym reopens downtown

Rock climbing gym reopens downtown

Community April 5, 2012 at 1:37 PM 0 comments

After shutting down during the summer of 2011, Zion Rock Gym is back in full force.  Owner and operator Sean Hudkins knew that they were going to reopen the gym even before it began to shut down. Now that the gym is open again and the public can come inRead More

Local church raises money for orphans

Local church raises money for orphans

Community February 9, 2012 at 2:39 PM 0 comments

Fellowship Bible Church has discovered a new and simple way to raise money for orphans worldwide which include using rice bowls. “Ricebowls are bowls that we put rice in and you can eat the rice and it is very good and nutritious for you, but at our church we haveRead More

High gas prices frustrate locals

High gas prices frustrate locals

Community February 6, 2012 at 2:31 PM 0 comments

As everyone goes to and from school and work, all have been affected by inconsistent gas prices. “It’s very frustrating because you try to do a monthly budget when the money is tight and with the gas prices changing up and down, it makes it really had to make aRead More

Students get to go backstage at Drake Bell concert

Students get to go backstage at Drake Bell concert

Community February 3, 2012 at 1:12 PM 0 comments

A group of Searcy High students recently had the opportunity to attend a concert given by Drake Bell who most teenagers remember from the Nickelodeon television comedy Drake & Josh. Seniors Cassandra Lancaster, Erika Wright, and Lupe Castorena and Juniors Bradley Taylor and Dakota Galban paid $20 a piece forRead More

Students enjoy local coffee hut

Students enjoy local coffee hut

Community January 30, 2012 at 3:04 PM 0 comments

There is a popular coffee hut in town that attracts many people of the holiday season. “This is the busiest time of year, it always picks up around the holidays,” said Mountain Mudd owner Steve Willibey, “People are buying gift cards and gift certificates.” Mountain Mudd is conveniently located, andRead More

Graduate Dillon Howard gives back to community

Graduate Dillon Howard gives back to community

Community December 14, 2011 at 2:14 PM 0 comments

Searcy High School graduate Dillon Howard recently signed with a major league baseball team. With his new-found money he could have bought anything, but instead of spending the money on something that would just benefit himself, he made a generous contribution to the Sunshine School. “I thought it was moreRead More

Noel Romey overcomes obstacles

Noel Romey overcomes obstacles

Community December 9, 2011 at 2:36 PM 0 comments

In life, everybody sets goals for themselves.  In route to these goals, hardships and obstacles are common and expected.  It is not the obstacles that define a person, but rather how they handle them and move on to accomplish their goals.  With some determination and perseverance, these roadblocks can propelRead More