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By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Kathi Raines at The ArtistryI stopped by The Artistry at 802 S. Main, Searcy AR today and almost didn't get away.  It is a creative artist co-op with retail shops and a learning center.  Kathi Raines is the artist/owner.  I have known Kathi for years but didn't realize all the creativity that has...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Mercury dealership approximately 1952.The building is still there. I drive by this building daily, almost, and have wondered what was once there.  Seeing a picture in the book, "Memories of America Searcy" with my husband, a former car dealer, he pointed out that the Mercury dealership was once l...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Queen of Floyd SchoolI stumbled across this picture while looking through an album full of old pictures with most of them pictures from the Floyd AR area.  Floyd was once a thriving community, so it seems, and the school had not consolidated at the time of this picture.The pretty girl in the pict...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Where was it?This old picture was included in an old album of photographs of  folks from Floyd Arkansas.  The girl, as written on the back, was Bettye Perry and there are several pages of pictures of her.  So who was she?  The album has pictures of the school at Floyd before it was closed and lot...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Find yourself in this group?  Check and see.I was just doing a preview trip and a "visit my daughter Valerie Smith Canepa" at the up-coming estate sale on Pin Oak in River Oaks when I saw two huge pictures that were so clear and full of nice folks on a bus trip.  The first one is shown above with...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Interesting!  Building permit from Searcy AR. 1948This old building permit has been loaned to me by Sherry Person, whose father was Colonel Ivan Quattlebaum who collected everything, and whose husband was Leon Person who also collected lots of things.  She has a store of old and historic items a...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 What a fine group of students!Searcy Arkansas 1959 students ready to go out into the world!  They are standing in front of the historic Rialto Theater in Searcy.  The Rialto is still operating in Searcy and is still loved.  Lots of the students in this picture are still living in Searcy and the ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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1950 Basketball Boys Searcy AR High SchoolHow do you like this group of guys?  They posed in 1950.  Boys used to wear short shorts for sports.  What happened?Anyway, these guys were named by Anita Hart Fuller at some time in the past.  The names are attached to the photo which was loaned to me by...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 White County's Oldest Banking InstitutionLook at this old picture that was in the 1936  White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen.  It is a drawing of White County's oldest bank with three tiny vehicles in the street.  Let's see what it looks like now.  It is ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Searcy's first female barber?While sitting in the barber chair a few days ago, I noticed this framed advertisement on the wall.  I examined it more closely and saw the "Searcy's First female Barber" written under one of the pictures.  The ad was from approximately 1977 and I was in her barber cha...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Wonder what year this was taken.Under the picture is written "Class of 1927."  There is no address or name of a school or town.  This is just one of those thrown-out, no-longer-cared-about pictures that some family treasured but their heirs don't.One of my associates asked what year I thought th...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Another one bites the dustThis lovely little house with so much beautiful wood construction has been eliminated.  I loved the way it looked with stained glass windows and a combination of brick and frame with a matching building with car storage at the back.   The thing that I liked best, however...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Historic Black House in Searcy ARThis newspaper clipping was a long time ago but the old house in the background is still old, still lovely, and still loved by all of Searcy, AR.  It has been around since the 1860s and had been restored by Dr. Porter Rodgers, Jr. and the Yancey-Quattlebaum real e...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Who  was he?The picture is too old to ask, "Who is he?"  I am sort of a sucker for old photos and this one was 50 cents at an estate sale.  I didn't notice until I got it home that this little feller is holding a golf ball and golf club.  The mat had been rounded to fit into a round frame (but di...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Old money bagToo bad you can't feel the age of this money bag.  It is stiff and inflexible and a bit dirty but the zipper still works.  The small print at the bottom says Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.The pictures on this bag show the bank, I think, when it was remodeled somewhere ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Recognize these locations?Here it is 2019 and Searcy is having a great time having new murals painted downtown, winning a contest for lots of money, and having new people come to town, love the town, and work to keep the town alive and vital.So these two buildings are the SAME buildings.  They co...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Hotel Mayfair, Searcy ArkansasThis picture was published in the August 1936 White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen.  It's the Mayfair Hotel in downtown Searcy and what impresses me the most if the extensive foliage around it.  If the trees were this big at t...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 Another Morris School picture.We have found another few pictures of Morris School.  These were included in a 1936 issue called White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen published in August 1936.....a long time ago.This blogsite has had lots of responses from b...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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"Head-in at Headlee's"These photos are from The White County Centennial of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen that was published in August 1936, a long time ago.  I like the drug store picture and the phrase underneath the picture.  Second picture shows the interior with several people.  ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Recognize this home?  This photo was in the 1936 White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen.  It is a large 16 page edition with various pictures and it was given to me by my friend, Letain DeVore.  This picture was on a two-page spread entitled A FEW OF THE MAN...

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