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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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West Point Basketball Girls 1956Memories!  They are so much fun!  And looking at this picture which came from the 1956 White County Basketball Tournament held in Rose Bud AR in February 1956 has to make you smile.  One of the girls, front row, left to right, sent me copies of 5 years of programs....

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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The Hosts of the 1953 Girls' Basketball Tournament!Here they are!  Rose Bud Arkansas hosted the wonderful tournament that we have written so many blogs about during the past month or two.  We showed the pictures of 12 teams who attended the event at Rose Bud on February 25 through March 2, 1953.H...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Pangburn Girls' Basketball Team 1953Another one of the 12 teams that were entered in the 1953 Basketball tournament held at Rose Bud Arkansas is shown above.  Their fans are listed below the picture.  We have put almost all of the teams on blogs so go back and see all of them if you'd like.  We h...

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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Central School Senior Girls' Basketball Team 1953Here's another team that participated in the 1953 White County Girls' Basketball tournament held at the Rose Bud, AR High School Gymnasium.  I bought a program that sold for 25 cents at the tournament on ebay and paid lots more than that but the pi...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Kensett AR Girls.  I love the way they are lined up.Another team who entered the White County Girls' Basketball Tournament in 1953 is shown here. It was held in the High School Gymnasium at Rose Bud AR.  I found the old program on ebay and bought it.  The pictures are so interesting. I love the w...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Old advertising method that is new to me.On ebay right now is this glass paperweight that was a method of advertising that I have not seen before.  The paragraph below is written on ebay regarding the item.  Perhaps someone will know its location and whether it still stands.This is a vintage, cl...

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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1953 Beebe AR girls' basketball teamAnother team who entered the White County Girls' Basketball Tournament is shown here. It was held in the High School Gymnasium at Rose Bud AR.  I found the old program on ebay and bought it.  The pictures are so interesting.  Look through and see if you know an...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Bradford AR Girls' Basketball team 1953Here's another picture.  This one is of the Bradford AR girls' basketball team in 1953.  We have been running pictures fround in the Girls' Basketball tournament that was held at the Rose Bud gymnasium.  All the towns in White County seem to have participate...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 1953 Bald Knob Basketball tournament girlsHere is another historic picture found in the White County Girls' Basketball Tourney program that I found on ebay.  Playing basketball was important to girls then just as it is now.  It is still a mystery why the game ceased for girls for about 20 years ...

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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Griffithville AR basketball teamWhat a treasure!  Found in a 1953 basketball tournament program!  This is in color because it was on the back of the cover page.  It is from 1953 when girls also had a sport to play.  Now, not only is there no Griffithville basketball team but there is no Griffithv...

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