Student loans, they can feel like a helpful friend when paying for school and a burdensome enemy when paying them back. The Arkansas Student Loan Authority (ASLA) exists to make…
Bryce Corporation announced last Wednesday that the company would invest $80 million into expanding its operations in Searcy. With First Security Bank’s new tech center expected to be completed in 2023 as well, over 250 new jobs are predicted to enter Searcy within five years.
The Searcy High School (SHS)’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is hosting its annual fundraising event tomorrow at Citizen Park on West Arch Street, featuring a concert performed by local high school students. This will be its first fundraiser since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Searcy Beats and Eats recently hosted Tinkerfest in conjunction with the FIRST Arkansas Regional Robotics Tournament, located in the parking lot by the Rhodes-Reaves Field House.
Searcy officials held a press conference today to announce their decision to bring a new attraction to the town at the end of the month.
Searcy KLIFE — a nonprofit youth ministry — is hosting its sixth annual community dodgeball tournament and fundraiser on Saturday, April 2.
For the first time in decades, First United Methodist Church is once again hosting a Lenten Lunch Concert Series. The series involves 20 minute concerts every Monday at noon through the season of Lent. The concerts cover a variety of music styles, from organ and piano to flute, guitar and voice.
Six local Searcy businesses were chosen three years ago to be featured in season four of the “Small Business Revolution,” sharing a $500,000 prize that went toward a makeover. Since then, three of those businesses have closed while the other three continue to seek ways to grow.
Cloverdale Church of Christ will host a wild game potluck Sunday evening with an invitation to all who hunt or are hungry.
Searcy Fire Chief Brian Dunavan said the fire department responded to a 911 call regarding a fire at CJ’s Place apartment complex at 12:30 a.m. last Thursday, Feb. 10. The Daily Citizen reported that all residents safely exited CJ’s Place apartments, located on 1706 E. Moore Ave. However, all 25 families that lived in the apartments have been displaced.
Searcy Public Library officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 8, the name of the donor who helped kick start fundraising for renovations at the new location on Beebe Capps Expressway.
The city of Searcy experienced the impact of a winter storm that spread across Arkansas last week, leading the community to respond accordingly.
Written by Ethan Conn Searcy coffee shop Kibo Midnight Oil Coffee House (MO) is continuing an old tradition by having a T-shirt design contest for Harding students and the whole…
Knight Fire BBQ, a local food truck, has been serving customers in Searcy for four years and is now moving into a building located on Main Street in downtown Searcy.
Searcy is currently experiencing a dramatic increase in active COVID-19 cases, which is consistent with the rest of the state and country, largely due to the new omicron variant. Local health care providers, such as Unity Health, are struggling to keep up with and manage the increasing COVID-19 numbers.
The first two Searcy Historic Christmas Tours were held Saturday, Dec. 4, and the White county Historical Society plans to host two more tomorrow.
Women for Harding hosted the annual Tour of Homes on Dec. 5, after canceling the event in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Written by Hayley Kate Webb The race for the 2021 Arkansas high school football state championship trophy began on Friday, Nov. 12. Three White County schools competed in the first…
Written by Eden Henderson Noodle House, which opened in February of 2021, is a fairly new Japanese restaurant in town. It may also be recognized as an extension of Dora…
The Searcy City Council met on Nov. 9 to approve the city’s annual budget report, but the main topics of conversation at the meeting were an emergency clause regarding private…
On Saturday, the community yard sale charity event is happening on the corner of Main Street and Moore Avenue. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., all Harding students and staff are encouraged to go and look through the goods donated by people from the Searcy community.
Workers at the Rialto Theater finished installing 100 new seats last week after working since 2018 to raise funds to purchase them.
Workers were on track last week to finish putting up the artificial skating rink in Spring Park as preparations for Searcy’s annual Christmas lighting program were underway, members of the planning committee said.
The Searcy City Council made the decision during this month’s council meeting on Oct. 12 to declare the Zion Climbing and Event Center building a nuisance property.
Two local high schools held homecoming football games on Friday, Oct. 1, in the midst of a busy couple of weeks for fall sports in Searcy.
Searcy, Arkansas, residents have created a campaign to support the renewal of the 1-cent sales tax, aiming to show others its importance and encourage eligible citizens to register to vote for the Nov. 9 election. The last day to register to vote is tomorrow, Oct. 9.
Harding’s Arts and Life and Searcy Beats and Eats have partnered up to present Java & Jazz, happening tomorrow night, Oct. 9. Admission will be free for everyone.
A new cafe and bake shop, Warehouse 4, plans to open on the Harding campus January 2022.
Tacos 4 Life has recently closed permanently, leaving many to wonder why such a popular restaurant shut down. Several factors point toward the worker shortages found all over the country, especially in areas of employment, like foodservice and hospitality.
Citizen’s Park, a previously vacant lot turned concert venue in Downtown Searcy, hosted a summer concert series highlighting local artists from the community.
The White County Fair returned on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. This year’s events kicked off with an opening fair parade Saturday in Downtown Searcy.
Men’s social club Knights hosted a back-to-school concert Aug. 28 in Searcy, featuring the band Sparky & the Hills.
Two Harding students with connections to people in Afghanistan spoke with The Bison about their perspectives on the Taliban occupation of the country and the Harding community’s response.