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‘Barkin’ in the Park’ brings pet lovers together

‘Barkin’ in the Park’ brings pet lovers together

Community, Video October 28, 2011 at 7:45 AM 0 comments

  Pooches and puppies were invited to bring their owners to the annual Barkin’ in the Park event hosted by the Humane Society of Searcy at Spring Park on Saturday, Oct 8. Everywhere you looked, dogs of different color, size, and shape filled the park for an afternoon of socialization.Read More

‘Fields of Faith’ brings students together

‘Fields of Faith’ brings students together

Community October 19, 2011 at 2:12 PM 0 comments

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) each year sponsors Fields of Faith for high school students. This year the event on Oct. 12 was moved from the fields to the junior high gym because of rain. Valley Baptist Church’s drama team, H2O,  was one group who performed at Fields of Faith. The groupRead More

Customers enjoy food with trivia

Customers enjoy food with trivia

Community, Video October 6, 2011 at 6:53 PM 0 comments

Every Tuesday, the Filipino Restaurant hosts a trivia night.  It has come to be called “Trivia Night”, and has been quite a success for the small, family owned business. “Trivia Night is a game that we put up here in the restaurant so that we could encourage more people toRead More

Searcy firemen remember fallen heroes

Searcy firemen remember fallen heroes

Community September 29, 2011 at 11:53 AM 0 comments

 On the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy in New York City, people from all over White County gathered at the Searcy Fire Department to witness the unveiling of the Fallen Firefighters Memorial. FDNY Firefighter Greg Manning came to town to be here for the dedication and gave hisRead More

Demolition Derby: smashing good fun

Demolition Derby: smashing good fun

Community, Sports, Video September 28, 2011 at 8:29 PM 0 comments

At the prime of September, everybody anticipates that time of year when Fair week falls in place.  Some go for the food and funnel cakes, others for the games and Carnies, and most for the po-dunk rides–but the number one attraction for these fair-goers is the demolition derby. For someRead More

Parade kicks off White County Fair

Parade kicks off White County Fair

Community, News September 22, 2011 at 2:14 PM 0 comments

Every year Searcy hosts the White County Fair Parade which features floats, bands, and unique cars.  The parade brings a sense of small-town unity to Searcy, and leads up to the White County Fair. The Fair parade is both small-town and exciting.  Many kids go for the candy, and someRead More

Teachers remember 9-11 on anniversary

Community September 11, 2011 at 6:09 PM 0 comments

Download our podcast documentary of teachers’ recollection of September 11, 10 years ago. Click on the video and download from Vimeo.  

Fritter returns from living in England

Fritter returns from living in England

Community September 8, 2011 at 2:21 PM 0 comments

Three years ago, friends and family said goodbye to Kyle Fritter as he headed off on a new adventure across the Atlantic Ocean. His step dad and mom were transferred to East Anylia, England in a small town of Ely for military work. After being in England for two and halfRead More

Bible House returns after fire

Bible House returns after fire

Community, News August 18, 2011 at 3:17 PM 0 comments

One local business saw nearly forty years of work literally go up in flames in an instant last May. Almost everything in the Searcy Bible House, previously located on North Main Street, was considered a total loss, leaving owners and customers in complete shock. Carmen Kelly, whose family owns the store,Read More