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Linda Diana McKown Jones

Feb 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Obituaries

Linda Diana McKown Jones, 67, of McRae, Arkansas died February 16, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. She was a lung cancer survivor of nine years. She graduated McRae High School in 1968. She worked as administrative assistant at McRae and Beebe Schools, where she was loved by students and staff alike. She was […]



Guilty Pleas in Circuit Court

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: News and Features

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Badgers Travel To Mt. Home For Conference Games

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Sports

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What’s Left?

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Opinion

We lost a great friend of Beebe last week (Tues., Feb. 6th) – Dennis Gillam. As you can see from the story on the front page of this issue, he passed suddenly. I know that everyone in this city who knew Dennis could tell you a “Dennis story” and I could, as well. He was […]



Improvements to U.S. Highway 67 Require Lane Closures in Pulaski and Lonoke Counties

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Community


Arkansas’ Severe Weather Awareness Week

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Community

Arkansas’ Severe Weather Awareness Week is Sunday, February 25th – Saturday March 3rd A tornado drill will be held Wed., Feb. 28 at 9:30 a.m. More details next week.



Unity Health Offers Series on Living Well With Diabetes

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Community

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Grocery Pick-Up Available Next Week

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: News and Features

Walmart will have a Grand Opening for their new feature – in Beebe – for grocery pick-up. You can call 882-1017, Ext. 395 or 501-520-7909 to place your grocery order now and then pick it up at the store beginning Wed., Feb. 21st. The Grand Opening will be held at 10 a.m. near the produce […]



Dennis Gillam Dies Suddenly, at 68

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher Family and friends were shocked to hear of the sudden death of Dennis Gillam – former Beebe resident and generous benefactor of Beebe sports. Dennis is the father of Ark. House of Representatives Speaker Jeremy Gillam. Dennis and his family have been living in Judsonia for the past several years […]



Lynn B. Cagle

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lynn B. Cagle, 81, of Beebe, died Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was born September 5, 1936 in Bradford to the late Willis and Sular (Williams) Cagle. He retired from Remington after 28 years as the tool and die man. He was a Navy veteran and retired from […]