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Fair workers keep the show going

Fair workers keep the show going

Community October 10, 2012 at 1:32 PM 0 comments

While some of the workers are new to the fair scene, many workers have been in the business for years. “This is my second night up here, and I worked it in Batesville,” said fair worker Linda Renfrow. “I’ve been with the carnival for about eight years part time now,”Read More

Church takes mission trip to Swaziland

Church takes mission trip to Swaziland

Community September 30, 2012 at 1:39 PM 0 comments

Every year some students take a mission trip to some third world country, just like Nate Freeman.  Freeman went to Swaziland, Africa in July this past summer Swaziland is bordered by South Africa to the south, east, west and Mozambique is to the north. It is the smallest country inRead More

Crossfit offers a variety of workouts

Crossfit offers a variety of workouts

Community, Sports September 23, 2012 at 4:25 PM 0 comments

If you’re looking for a way to work out, you might want to check out the new gym, right here in Searcy. “The definition of crossfit is constantly varied, high intensity functional movements,” said Director Angie Dugger. “We were just looking for a way to get in shape, to loseRead More

Parade-goers cheer for Searcy fair parade

Parade-goers cheer for Searcy fair parade

Community September 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM 0 comments

As usual, horns were tooted, cars were driven, and parade candy flew during the White County fair parade. Many floats and parade participants marched down town in this event including the Aladdin float, the Bald Knob,White County Central, and Searcy bands, the Sonic float, the Little Miss Pageant winners, andRead More

Demolition derby crashes to end

Demolition derby crashes to end

Community September 10, 2012 at 11:39 AM 0 comments

The Demolition Derby at the White County Fair always promises to end it with a bang. This year was no exception. One might ask why do the competitors come every year to such a dangerous sport where the cars are literally torn apart, whether it’s your bumper being bumped offRead More

Record drought, heat made summer miserable

Record drought, heat made summer miserable

Community August 30, 2012 at 1:56 PM 0 comments

If there’s anything we all remember from this summer, it’s probably the heat. This past July was the hottest the U.S. has ever recorded. Which kept many Searcy students from going places they would have gone otherwise. “It was crazy. It was so hot outside every day. You couldn’t hardlyRead More

Lion Fest excites fans for football season

Lion Fest excites fans for football season

Community, Sports August 23, 2012 at 3:53 PM 0 comments

Lion Fest  gets better every year,according to  parent volunteer Angie Stevens.  The 3rd annual Lion Fest was held Tuesday, Aug, 21. “When Coach Harper first came to Searcy High, he started Lion Fest as a way to bring the community in and get them excited about athletics, in general, especially theRead More

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