Explore Searcy, AR

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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What is this?  Yarnell Ice Cream dip can....now painted. Good memory!Yarnell's Ice Cream was a Searcy AR favorite.  The ice cream was delicious and the company was in business until a few years ago.  It sold and has recently sold again. This photo was supplied by our Searcy Sleuth Anita Hart Full...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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I'm in love!!I entered an estate sale, looked over things, and saw this picture!  OMG, I fell in love with it immediately.  This picture portrays the epitome of love, trust, innocence, and anticipation.  It is quite old and must be a colorized picture of a black and white photo.  Back then color ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Roberson's Rendezvous and Missouri Pacific Bus Station, Searcy ARHere's another good view of Searcy's famous restaurant/cafe, Rendezvous, showing the view from the corner. It seems to be an artist's rendering.  I found it on an old postcard that has already been sold on ebay.  Here's the back of...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Searcy AR High School Girls Ensemble PictureWhile thumbing through a 1975 SHS yearbook looking for something else, I saw this picture and did a double take.  WOW!  Look at all those dresses that made me remember when most mothers sewed and made clothes for the family......mostly the girls in the ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Rare Book.  To be found at Estate Sale.  An estate sale is coming up this very weekend.  January 22 through January 24, 2021.  The address is 611 N Maple, Searcy AR.  This was published so long ago.....so historic!  White County Historical Society take note!!!  If you don't have a copy, you might...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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This is a very historic chair!  You can find it in many Searcy High School yearbooks.We are fortunate, my daughter and I, to have been chosen to market the house and the contents of the home that has been occupied by members of the Roberson family.  What makes the Roberson family special?  THE RE...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Look what was mailed to families way back then.I saved this.  I should have spent the money.  50 cents was sent to me and many others, I assume, wanting us to keep up with our television viewing so that they could bring us more programs of our liking.  I saved the money but not the diary.  Drat.I...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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                            Guess who came to Christmas?  I suspect it was Dolly Parton's "Coat of Many Colors."Yes, the guest walked through the door and all eyes widened!  This guest had on a coat that would attract attention anywhere!  I suspected theft....she'd found Dolly Parton's "Coat of M...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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A tobacco work crew.  Times were hard then as they are now.I remember doing an older blog about working in tobacco in South Georgia when I was a teen.  The blog even has a picture of me! Published in a newspaper!  Working on a harvester-tractor used in tobacco harvesting.  Ok, ok, here's the blog...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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I Don't Remember This!Look closely!  There's my daughter in this rag-tag football picture!  When did Searcy have girl's football?  I did a little research (because I do NOT remember it) and discovered that it was started in October 1973 when Harry Miller was in charge of Parks and Recreation in S...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Looking back to 1984 MLS entryWith today's 3% or less interest rates when buying a home, let's take a look at a listing from July 1984.  Searcy AR had started getting Multiple Listing Books every two weeks in the year 1982.  How'd we do that?  We had a California real estate agent move to Searcy ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Jim Bohannon, former Searcy AR resident. This is Jim Bohannon and  he is a life-long student of railroad history and a collector of original 19th and early 20thcentury USA maps and railroad timetables.  He sent me pdfs of old historic roadmaps and sounds as if he would do the same for you.  He g...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Thanks to a friend in Georgia!She found my blogs, decided I liked history, wondered if I'd like to have this historic 1925 Gallowegian yearbook that had been kept by a relative!  Did I!!!  I loved the idea.  She mailed it and it is wonderful!  Check out this magnificent 4 page fold out of the stu...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Important people.  1962 Cub Staff.Look through this group and see how many you know or perhaps, Searcy Sleuths, you are in the picture!  The small 1962 Cub from Searcy AR is so interesting with boys and girls who grew up to be Searcy leaders.  Many are shown in the picture above.  Enjoy!!

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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How old is this!!

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Found!  An old newspaper clipping of early voting.I stumbled upon this old clipping.  Don't we all clip family pictures from the newspaper?  How this one ended up on the front page of the local newspaper is a mystery BUT it means so much right now.  It makes us think of the good old days.....no m...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Postcard on ebayThe top picture is a postcard that is for sale right now on ebay and the building appears to be in great shape.  I don't think trains were anywhere near it in 1978 but it is called the MoP depot, there is an old railroad track on the side in the top picture, and it is in Searcy, A...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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As good as a real museum....except you may purchase things!We are all tired, bored, lonely during this Covid year.  Today I made a visit to Searcy AR's "Old Hippy" store that is located at 1216 S Benton.  I already have too much stuff in my house to be shopping to buy more but I DO like to look. ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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May Day Parade on Spring Street looking North, Searcy AR.This wonderful old card is available on ebay right now.  I think I may have used it in a blog before but we probably have new viewers.  ( https://activerain.com/blogsview/3389859/two-great-searcy-arkansas-cards-for-sale-on-ebay---may-day-ce...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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Smile!  You have to.I have made several trips by this property and this happy sight remained.  A shiny red convertible had parked itself under this tree.  For shade?  Meeting someone? A flat tire? Forgotten?Whatever the reason, I had to smile and feel good each time I saw it.  I hope you did too ...

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