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The Holiday of Lights in Searcy is one of those events that garners gasps, oohs and aahs from spectators. It is an event that gets the community involved and ushers residents into the holiday season. The Holiday of Lights, presented by the Searcy Regional Economic Development Corp., in partnership with the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce and the city of Searcy, kicked off Tuesday with a lighting ceremony at Berryhill Park, followed by the lighting of the historic White County Courthouse and Square, the centerpieces for the Holiday of Lights. Plus, there are still many u... READ MORE
HIGGINSON — Higginson Police Chief Eric Patterson and Officer Jan Mullen have taken it upon themselves to man a toy drive for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dubbed the “Fill Up the Police Car Toy Drive,” the effort will run through Thursday, Patterson said.
SEARCY — The annual Christmas lighting ceremony at Harding University is a relatively new holiday tradition, but it has quickly become a favorite for the school’s faculty, staff and students, as well as other Searcy residents.
MOUNTAIN VIEW — In early November, the Stone County Humane Society poured the concrete foundation for a state-of-the art animal shelter on Arkansas 9 just outside of Mountain View. Each 7-by-11-foot kennel will have four sound-reduction walls, an entry door, a skylight and a window. In each kennel, a doggie door will lead to an outside covered play area. The building will cost about $600,000.
SEARCY — Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks and spending time with family. Such will be the case at West Race Baptist Church today, when it opens its doors to the community for the church’s annual free Thanksgiving meal, which will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “It is free and open to anyone who wants to attend,” said Cindy Sullivan, who has been involved with the event for about 10 years, serving as the organizer for the last three or ...
To belong to Road Riders for Jesus, a member isn’t required to have a motorcycle, but does need be a Christian and have a servant’s heart, said the leaders of White County’s recently chartered Chapter 115.
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the Three Rivers Edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Thanksgiving Day in 2010.
GARNER — The tiny rural town of Garner has a population of fewer than 300, but what it lacks in size is more than made up for in community spirit. That is especially true when it comes to keeping the town’s history alive in the form of the gymnasium that has been standing in the White County community since the 1930s.
NEWPORT — Many people would no doubt like to have an extravagant Christmas — lavish decorations, sumptuous food, homemade gifts — without the stress that preparation entails. A slim, easily read book by Betsy Watson can help with that goal.
In addition to the much-needed school supplies, hygiene items and toys that are packed in shoeboxes and delivered to children around the world, another important part of the project takes the form of prayers for the child receiving the box, said Mamie Cuzzort, a member of the media team for Samaritan’s Purse in Independence County and its project Operation Christmas Child.