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Students climb Pinnacle Mountain

Students climb Pinnacle Mountain

Community November 15, 2011 at 2:50 PM 0 comments

After long hours of school work and studying, Friday finally arrives giving students an opportunity to prepare themselves for the weekend. For Senior Tabor Allison, getting up at 6:30 a.m. to hike Pinnacle Mountain was the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning. Arriving at Pinnacle around 9 a.m., AllisonRead More

Sunshine school gets new building

Sunshine school gets new building

Community November 10, 2011 at 8:43 PM 0 comments

Just off Airport Loop, the Sunshine School has relocated and doubled in size. On the outside, the new school is a large building surrounded by plenty of beautiful land. On the inside, this over 20,000 sq. ft. building offers a chance for normalcy for special education students. The Sunshine School beganRead More

Museum brings school history to life

Museum brings school history to life

Community November 3, 2011 at 1:47 PM 0 comments

The Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas is a museum dedicated to the original African American school and Saint Mary’s African American Episcopal Church. “We never could get enough money to keep the building active,” said Eddie Mae Herron, founder. “I have always been a dreamer and so I thoughtRead More

Gas prices continue to hurt drivers

Gas prices continue to hurt drivers

Community, News, Video November 3, 2011 at 12:12 PM 0 comments

  In the past year, gas prices have been all over the chart. Six months ago, they were at a pretty high rate, around $3.69 a gallon, then the prices dropped for a short time, and are now  steadily picking back up. There hasn’t been a decline in buying gas though,Read More

Runners remember Micah Rine in 5K Run

Runners remember Micah Rine in 5K Run

Community, Sports November 3, 2011 at 11:31 AM 0 comments

People from the community gathered for a 5k run in remembrance of Micah Rine who was murdered by her husband in 2009. Micah’s father, Dennis Rine, who is a counselor and teacher at Harding Academy was happy with the number who participated. “The turnout is just fantastic,” Rine said. “WeRead More

Little Rock’s Komen race one of largest in nation

Little Rock’s Komen race one of largest in nation

Community November 3, 2011 at 7:49 AM 0 comments

     Little Rock hosts the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in October, and Arkansas’ happens to be one of the largest in the nation.  People from all over Arkansas, and even some from other states come to participate in the race against breast cancer. This yearRead More

H2O group performs at ‘Fields of Faith’

H2O group performs at ‘Fields of Faith’

Community, Video November 1, 2011 at 8:16 AM 0 comments

  Searcy High School holds an annual Fields of Faith event around the month of October that gives each student a chance to go and to worship. A group from Valley Baptist Church called H2O played an important role in this event.  Not only did they help to provide someRead More

‘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