Winners of the Bald Knob Strawberry Homefest Pageant pose after the competition. The pageant was held April 18 at the Bald Knob School District gym. Homefest starts Thursday and continues through Saturday in Bald Knob. Homefest includes vendors, live music, carnival rides and a parade. The parade will be held Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.
Sunday, April 19
Zach Vint, director of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, which was established in 1958 and is located in Verizon Arena, recently spoke to the Searcy Rotary Club. Vint displayed traditional and non-traditional sports memorabilia. The club has been serving Searcy since 1959 and meets every Tuesday at noon at the Searcy Country Club.
Harmon Brown was my neighbor in Searcy for more than 25 years. He epitomized what a good neighbor was all about.
Conley Transport Searcy driver Donna McCoy was recently named one of the top 10 semifinalists in the 2015 Overdrive Magazine's Most Beautiful contest.
Kaitlyn A. Reeves of Searcy’s Riverview High School was one of two recipients of the the Kimberly-Clark Foundation 2015 Bright Futures college scholarship.
Saturday, April 18
Blake Hendrix presents an autographed copy of “When Life Throws You Curves, Keep Swinging” to Harding Academy librarian Kacy Barden on behalf of the Searcy Rotary Club. The author of the book, David Vince, a baseball coach in the collegiate and high school ranks for 29 years, spoke to the Searcy Rotarians recently. Vince earned 470 victories despite the fact he walks on two prosthetic legs and has never played baseball. For more information, visit davidvince.com.
Danny and Vicki Brooks of Searcy announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Danielle Brooks to James Christian Robert Bartholomew, son of Susan and Preston Keller of Greenbrier and Chris and Gina Bartholomew of Springdale.
Elton L. English of Searcy will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception hosted by his children May 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Carmichael Community Center, 801 S. Elm St.
Ava Joyce Nicole Woods
In 1947, Lois Lemmons was president of the Jucojo Club.
(This is part one in a two part series)
Making a living in the 1940's in the Ozark foothills of rural White County was dramatically different.
There are three different bees in a bee colony — the queen, the drone and the female working bee.
Most of my columns are about date nights with my husband; however, every so often, I make dinner plans with someone else. Recently, I was able to do just that as I had the privilege in taking eight teenagers out for a progressive dinner.
The Searcy High School band will once again deliver the very familiar tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” when 247 Searcy High School graduates march across the field at Lion Stadium on Saturday.
The Literacy Council of White County has grown significantly in the past three years.
Westside Elementary has released its third nine weeks honor roll for 2014~2015. Shooting stars are students that have raised one subject at least one letter grade without others slipping. The following were named to the list.
The Dr. Robert E. Elliott Foundation will partner with its board member Josh Strickland, licensed professional counselor, to host Hope Finders beginning Monday at 7 p.m. in the Porter Rodgers room of Unity Health Specialty Care, 1200 S. Main St.
Harding University’s Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will be holding open auditions Tuesday for the upcoming 2015 season.
Peach leaf curl is a fungal disease that, under the right conditions, can cause severe early defoliation and crop loss on nearly all peach and nectarine cultivars.
A team of Harding University students in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration won two first place awards in the 15th annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup, a statewide business plan competition for graduate and undergraduate students.
Ever since the beginning of the year, my friend Ethan Hill has talked to me non-stop about ASPA (Arkansas Scholastic Press Association) State Convention.
-Greenkeeper's Garden Club celebrate 60 years