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Honoring Mom for Mother’s Day

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Community

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Beebe Student Receives JROTC Award from U.S.D. 1812

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Education

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Burrow’s Drug Store Celebrates 50 Years

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Community

When Burrow’s Drug Store says they are “your hometown drug store,” they really mean it. As of May 1, the Burrow family will have been in business in Beebe for half a century, providing medical care to the community with dedication and hometown spirit. “So many wonderful people from Beebe have worked in our store […]



Carla Choate Honored by BHS Key Club

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Community

By Josh Salman Carla Choate, Beebe High School counselor, was recognized in a secret award ceremony on Tuesday, April 19th at the Beebe High School auditorium. The Beebe High School Key Club started a campaign back in the fall of this school year entitled “DUDE, BE NICE” to raise awareness about the major problem of […]



Countywide Clean-Up

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Community

April 21-23 Thurs.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Look for signs at fair grounds on Davis Dr., Searcy Approved Items: reg. size tires – off rim, white goods (appliances), scrap metal, furniture, bagged trash (roadside litter), all paints in dry form. Not accepted:concrete/masonry, chemicals, batteries, electronics, liquid paints & […]



City Clean-Up Underway

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Community

April 15-June 15 Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. City dumpsters located at 207 W. Idaho – free to residents – bring water bill as proof of residency. No curbside pick-up. Items not allowed: paint, tires, shingles, wet batteries.



Beebe City Alderman Charged with Voter Fraud

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher Beebe Ward I Alderman David Pruitt was arrested last week by White County Sheriff’s deputies for voter fraud. Pruitt is accused of casting a ballot twice in the last primary election. When contacted for comment, Alderman Pruitt stated that his attorney had instructed him not to comment on these charges. […]



Hal Crisco Honored at Retirement Party Monday Night

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher Asst. Superintendent Hal Crisco was honored Monday night for his 43-years in the Beebe School District and to celebrate with him his upcoming retirement. There were about 200 people at the Beebe Jr. High cafeteria – friends, co-workers and family members – who were excited to share this night with […]



Betty Ruth Jones

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Betty Ruth Jones, 89, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Monday, April 18, 2016. She was a housewife and enjoyed cooking for her family, sewing and needlework. She was a member of the Beebe First United Methodist Church. Betty loved to play bingo, rook, and solve puzzles. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ovid and […]



James Calvin Spears

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Calvin Spears, 57, of Vilonia, Arkansas died Tuesday, April 12, 2016. He was a disabled veteran and a lifetime member of AMVETS. Graveside service was 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2016, at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, a certified Veterans Funeral Care provider. www.SmithFamilyCares.com