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Lighthouse ministries gives back to Arkadelphia

Caroline Derby, Intern Reporter January 15, 2021

In the uncertain times that are upon us all, organizations helping our communities are more important than ever before. The Lighthouse Ministries of Arkadelphia, located on Highway 67 South, is a part...

The Farmhouse under new management

Caroline Derby, Intern Reporter January 15, 2021

The Farmhouse, a small business in downtown Arkadelphia, is under new ownership. David and Tracy Rider, long time residents of the Arkadelphia community, have taken on the new endeavor of running the Farmhouse....

The Arkadelphia Bypass: What you need to know

Caroline Derby, Intern Reporter January 4, 2021

With countless ideas, routes, meetings, and questions asked, the Arkadelphia Bypass is in the works. This project is partially funded by the Federal Highway Administration in a partnership with the Arkansas...

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Could they go all the way?

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter November 25, 2020

With the NFL finishing up week 11, many teams have risen and fallen within the power rankings, but one team has managed to stay on top. That team is none other than the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers...

Arkansas Razorbacks

The Bayou Owns The Boot

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

This year’s Battle of the Boot appeared to be more evenly matched than in years’ past. The defending national champion LSU Tigers (3-3) and the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-5), like the rest of college football,...

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Badgers Roll Over No. 1-Seed Bearcats

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

  After losing their final regular season game to Malvern, the Arkadelphia Badgers (8-1) had their work cut out for them to begin their playoff campaign.   Because they were tied heading...

New signee, Simon McBride

A New Reddie for the Golf Team

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 25, 2020

Henderson State golf signed another future Reddie student-athlete into the program. Simon McBride committed to HSU in continuing his athletic success at Henderson State University. Simon’s makeup structure...

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NBA Offseason Kicks off

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

A few weeks have passed since the crowning of the Los Angeles Lakers as the new NBA finals champions. With the official season now over, the emergence of the ever-popular offseason comes into play. The...

Incoming athlete: Bethany Richardson

Reddie Basketball Signee: Bethany Richardson

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

The Reddies women’s basketball team announced via Instagram the signing of Bethany Richardson to the team this past week on November 12, 2020. Richardson verbally committed to Henderson on July 22.  “I’m...

Arkansas Razorbacks

Gators Feast in the Swamp

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

The Everglades is a familiar scene for Arkansas quarterback Feleipe Franks. He is no foreigner when it comes to the Florida Gators since he transferred from UF to enroll at Arkansas for the 2020-21 season. After...

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Badgers Run Wild in First Round

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

The first round of the Arkansas High School Football Playoffs began this past Friday. For Arkadelphia, it was a chance to set the foundation for their possible third title run in four years. For Star City,...

History had been mande in the MLB with Kim Ng as the new Marlins General Manager

One women making history in the MLB

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

In the sports world, women have come a long way in earning the respect of the sports world and not just in journalism, but in being able to coach. The latest woman to make headlines is Kim Ng who will...

Incoming athlete Jaynie Ferguson

Reddie Swimming Signee: Jaynie Ferguson

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

It is finally November and as the last week of on-campus classes is coming to a close, however, what is beginning for the Reddies is searching for recruits for the upcoming season. This past week on November...

The Issue on Issue Two

Julie Young, HTV Studio Manager November 13, 2020

On and before Nov. 3, people all across Ark. exercised their right to elect the President of the United States. Elsewhere on the ballot was a race for State Senator between Ricky Harrington and incumbent...

Can we stimulate the economy after the virus escalates?

Philis Wood, Contributing Reporter November 13, 2020

The job market and the overall economy remain under intense pressure from the rapidly accelerating COVID-19 pandemic. Almost routinely now, daily new cases exceed 100,000, with surging numbers reported...

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Dallas caught peeking through the steel curtain

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

The NFL just finished up their 9th week of playing and the Steelers undefeated streak was put to the test out in the great state of Texas. Dallas has been struggling all season, but they showed no fear...

The impact of Jill Thomas

The impact of Jill Thomas

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

Henderson State University women’s basketball head coach Jill Thomas recently celebrated her birthday this past Saturday on November 7, 2020. Her impact day in and day out has been proven nothing short...

The First Pitch

The First Pitch

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

After a long-standing 5 days of election results being counted, Joseph Biden Jr. was projected to win the key state of Pennsylvania which allowed him to be elected as the President of the United States....

Number One No More

Number One No More

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

The top-ranked Clemson Tigers (7-1) took a trip to Indiana to face the fourth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-0) in what is, this year, an ACC matchup as the Irish have joined the ACC to allow for...

Can’t Spell Volunteers Without The “L”

Can’t Spell Volunteers Without The “L”

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

After their Halloween heroics fall short to the Aggies of Texas A&M, the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3) look to rebound with a win by way of the Tennessee Volunteers (2-4). The Vols traveled to Fayetteville...

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On the Road to Success

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

“If you want to be as good as you can be, you definitely have to pay attention to detail,” said Coach Matthews, Head Coach of Swimming and Diving at Henderson State University.    When...

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Clemson’s Toughest Challenge Yet

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 3, 2020

After pushing for the college football season to go on through the pandemic, the possibility that evaded the Clemson Tigers finally caught up to them. Just days before their game against conference foe...

Did the Hogs have a horrific Halloween?

Did the Hogs have a horrific Halloween?

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor November 3, 2020

The Arkansas Razorbacks (2-3, SEC) loaded the buses and crossed state lines to renew their annual Southwest Classic versus the Texas A&M Aggies, who have won the last eight meetings between the two...

The importance of a vote

The importance of a vote

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 3, 2020

Voting has never been more imperative to society than it has been this year. A lot of unexpected and unprecedented circumstances have occurred throughout the year and Nov. is a huge month. HSU athletes,...

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New Orleans outlast Chicago’s bearable fourth quarter run

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 3, 2020

The Saints escaped Soldier Field with a 3-point victory this past Sunday afternoon. Both teams had a similar record entering the game with the Saints coming in at 4-2 and the Bears at 5-3. Both teams are...

Life without football

Life without football

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter November 3, 2020

With the emergence of COVID-19, this season fans were left devastated when they found out their beloved Reddies were no longer going to have a season. What are the diehard fans doing now you might ask?...

Khabib calls it quits

Khabib calls it quits

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter November 3, 2020

Over the past couple of weeks, the world of UFC was blindsided by the announcement of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s sudden retirement. Nurmagomedov had just finished defending his title against fellow fighter...

Trick or treat drive thru event to be hosted by Chamber on Sat.

Kelly Stiles, Editor In Chief, The Oracle October 30, 2020

COVID-19 has taken away many of the activities people often take for granted. The Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce is determined not to let the pandemic steal Halloween. “Everyone is just trying to...

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The Steel holds strong

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

With the league just now finishing up their seventh week into the season many teams have experienced a certain rise or fall. Some teams have fizzled out while others have emerged from the dark as possible...

Stars Are Shining For Both LA and Tampa Bay in the World Series

Stars Are Shining For Both LA and Tampa Bay in the World Series

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

As the MLB World Series approaches in Game 6, the battle has given all the feels of a Western-style shootout, fit for the Arlington venue. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays are going back and...

Fofana scores a Signing

Fofana scores a Signing

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

On Friday, upon clearance, Mike Fofana will be stepping on to the court for his first professional game with Esguerra in Aveiro, Portugal. Fofana is a Henderson graduate student who played for the basketball...

Razorbacks Hit the Road for a Spooky Saturday to Face Texas A&M

Razorbacks Hit the Road for a Spooky Saturday to Face Texas A&M

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

Because of a bye week on the schedule, the Arkansas Razorbacks (2-2) will load up and take a trip down to the Lone Star State for their annual face off versus the Texas A&M Aggies (3-1). Due to COVID-19...

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Seattle falls short to the Cardinals in epic showdown

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

The Arizona Cardinals handed the Seattle Seahawks their first loss of the season on their home turf. A game of ups and downs shifted the momentum as the game had to play an extra 10 minutes in overtime...

Henderson swim team makes waves

Henderson swim team makes waves

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

Henderson State's swim team has been one of the few sports that have been able to actively compete and continue practicing during COVID-9 this semester. The Redwave Swim team accepted the invitation to...

Main Street of downtown Arkadelphia will be home to a COVID-safe Halloween event hosted by Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Area Chamber of Commerce.

Candy and cars: Arkadelphia hosts Halloween drive thru

October 23, 2020

COVID-19 has taken away many of the activities people often take for granted. The Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce is determined not to let the pandemic steal Halloween. “Everyone is just trying to...

The no bowl pro bowl

The no bowl pro bowl

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter October 20, 2020

Now that the sports world is already being turned upside down and flipped inside out, no one knows what to expect from the current season. The NFL has recently announced that there will be no Pro Bowl...

A no go for HSU hoco

A no go for HSU hoco

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter October 20, 2020

Homecoming has become another event added to the list of activities not happening for students at Henderson State this year due to Coronavirus. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are accustomed to enjoying...

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Daryl Morey signs off

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter October 20, 2020

Daryl Morey has officially resigned as the Houston Rockets’ general manager after a staggering 14 years. While working for the Rockets since 2007, he built quite a reputation for the team by making critical...

Bears get declawed in Jonesboro

Bears get declawed in Jonesboro

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 13, 2020

Over the weekend, the college from Conway traveled upstate to renew a rivalry that was once a big-time spectacle in the Natural State: UCA vs. ASU.   The Saturday afternoon showdown took place...

Ford trudges on to victory in Hot Springs

Ford trudges on to victory in Hot Springs

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 7, 2020

Last weekend, the Hot Springs Country Club hosted an Amateur Invitational tournament. Several Reddies golfers participated in a chance to take home that trophy.   The 36-hole tournament kicked...

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