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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...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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West Point AR Bullfrogs 1953This picture is in the historic White County Girls' Basketball Tourney program that I recently bought from ebay.  Check the girls and the Fan Club to see if there are friends or relatives.  Since girls tend to marry and change their names they may be hard to identify. ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Great picture of 1953 Judsonia AR girls' basketball team.Here's a picture with an excellent heading. "Judsonia's spirit wasn't lost in the big tornado."  This picture was in the White County Girls' Basketball Tourney program that I found on ebay.  I am planning to do each town's team picture that...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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 I Splurged!  I did!  I did!  I bought this old book from ebay for more than I ever thought I would! But just look at it!  It is the 1953 White County Girls' Basketball Tourney program!  It cost 25 cents at the game to get the program.  It contains pictures, feature stories, cage data (whatever t...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
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Kensett ARK Public School 1910.The Arkansas Democrat Gazette often runs old postcard pictures from Ray Hanley's collection.  They are interesting, especially when they are near us.  This one was on line a few days ago and is very interesting.  Where was it located in Kensett AR?  Perhaps a Searcy...

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
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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...

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