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What’s Left?

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, this is the week we have the grand opening of the new Goff Public Library. It has been a long time coming but well worth the wait. As I said in my column a few weeks ago, this library has the most impressive interior of any building here in Beebe - that I’ve seen. [...]



Scammer Using Beebe Schools to Get Donations

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe School District is not conducting a fundraiser with an out-of-state vendor to collect money for advertising, according to Beebe School District Superintent Dr. Belinda Shook.
If you get a telephone call, from an unknown caller, who professes to be advertising for the Beebe School District, it is a scam. Please call the District with [...]



Burglary Suspect Arrested

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Chief Wayne Ballew released the following information regarding the arrest of a Beebe man for the crime of “Residential Burglary.”
At 2:03 p.m., on Monday, March 31st, 2014, the Beebe Police Department received a call from a home owner who related that a “black male” individual was breaking into their home. The residence of the [...]



Badger Baseball and Softball Round-Up

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

The Badger baseball and softball teams played host to the Wynne Yellowjackets in Conference double headers on Wednesday, April 9th – here is a run down of all the action:
In boys action: In the 1st game the Badgers – behind the fine pitching of Angus Denton, who struck out 12 Yellowjackets in a complete game [...]



Harding University College of Pharmacy Professor Receives Mini-Grant

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

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One-Vehicle Crash Kills Ward Woman

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

An early morning one-vehicle crash Wednesday, April 9th, killed  26-year-old Veronica Baum, according to an Ark. State Police report. The accident happened at 5:59 a.m. in Lonoke County just  two-tenths of a mile south of the White County line on Hwy. 5. Baum was driving a 2014 Dodge Charger south on Hwy. 5 when the [...]



December and January Divorces

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

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ASU-Beebe Faculty and Staff Artworks Featured

Apr 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Art Department is currently displaying works of art by ASU-Beebe faculty and staff, which is entitled FacStaff Show. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, April 18.
“The exhibit reveals a new light on the people we work with on our campuses,” said instructor of art, Thomas Fernandez. In the exhibit [...]



Carolyn Sue Essig Holt

Apr 15th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carolyn Sue Essig Holt of McRae, Arkansas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother & friend, left this earth to be with the Lord on April 8, 2014.
Born November 1, 1939 in McRae, Arkansas, Sue grew up and lived her whole life in McRae.  Surviving are her spouse Don Holt of McRae, daughter Cyndi (Keith) McElmurry of McRae, [...]



Great Escape Weekend at Petit Jean State Park April 18-20

Apr 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The public is invited to enjoy Easter weekend at Arkansas’s first state park.  Family oriented programs and activities will be offered at Petit Jean State Park throughout this “Great Escape Weekend”.  These will include a free guitar concert at historic Mather Lodge starting at 6:30 pm on Saturday, April 19th, presented by local musician Brandon [...]