Searcy High School will present You Can’t Take It With You on March 30 and April 2. Rehearsing for the upcoming production are, seated, from left, Connor Fredieu, who appears as Martin “Grandpa” Vanderhof; Chloe Long, who portrays Miriam Kirby; and Holden Jones, who plays Anthony W. Kirby; and standing, Trey Brackenridge, who portrays Paul Sycamore; Miraya Gerardo, who plays Penelope “Penny” Sycamore; Victoria Cook, who appears as Alice Sycamore; and Garrett Adkins, who plays Tony Kirby.
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Searcy High School will present You Can’t Take It With You, a comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, at the Searcy High School Performing Arts Center, 301 N. Ella St. in Searcy. Curtain time is at 6:30 p.m. March 30 and at 2 p.m. April 2. Doors will open at 6 on March 30 and at 1:30 on April 2. You Can’t Take It With You features two families — the Sycamores, with Grandpa Vanderhof as the patriarch, who appear odd and eccentric yet ... READ MORE
The Red Hot Ladies Luncheon, set to take place April 7 in Independence Hall of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, will once again entertain and inspire women to take charge of their health.
One thing a pregnant woman can be sure to get — besides stretch marks — is a lot of advice. From the second a woman finds out she’s pregnant, it begins: Take your prenatal vitamins; don’t gain too much weight; don’t get an epidural; an epidural’s the only way to go …. My daughter-in-law has had two wonderful baby showers, and Kennedy’s room overfloweth. The tiny outfits, with ruffles, roses and rabbits, even ones with a Red Wolf and wit... READ MORE
Many school districts have a teacher or a handful of teachers who have seemingly been there forever. These teachers end up teaching multiple generations, and their names are known throughout the community. In Cabot, Joe Trusty is one of those teachers. Trusty will retire this year after 30 years as the Cabot High School band director, having touched the lives of countless students and Cabot Panthers fans with his musical direction. Trus... READ MORE
As an avid birdwatcher, I love spring. It’s during this season that many of our feathered friends drop in for a visit before heading north to their breeding grounds. Many species of warblers, vireos, thrushes, sparrows and other groups make appearances of a few days to a few weeks as they migrate from their winter homes south of us to nesting areas in more northern states and provinces. I enjoy watching all birds, but among my favorite ... READ MORE
What’s the best way to welcome spring? In the kitchen and at the table, this season of renewal calls for fresh and lively flavors that give our taste buds the feeling that they are reawakening, along with the planet. To me, that often translates into big main-course salads — beds of bright-tasting greens topped with generous helpings of carbohydrates and proteins. It should all add up to a complete, well-balanced meal on a single plate ... READ MORE
March 22 American Legion Post 71 Meeting CABOT — American Legion Post 71, 114 N. First St., will have its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. Before the meeting, a meal will be served that is open to members of the Legion and the Auxiliary. The cost is $4 per person. For more information, call Post 71 at (501) 203-5715. March 22 – March 25 Harding University One-Act Festival SEARCY — The Harding University Department of Theatre will pr... READ MORE