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Mendenhall Receives First Electric Scholarship

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

Jacksonville, Ark., – First Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $2,000 college scholarship to Whitnee Mendenhall of Beebe.
Scholarships are awarded annually and funded by First Electric’s member-supported Operation Round-Up program. Members who participate in Operation Round-Up volunteer to have their monthly electric bill rounded up to the next even dollar amount. That money is held in [...]

SouthArk Outdoor Expo to be Held Sept. 13

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

EL DORADO – Those who love the outdoors will be drawn to Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo, hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation. The Expo will be held on Sept. 13 in El Dorado.
Contests include the Hero 5K run and walk, rib cook-off, outdoor photo contest and duck calling competition. Cash prizes will be [...]

4-H State Horse Show draws 902 Entries - Highest in 5 Years

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

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ASU-Beebe Last Chance Open Enrollment Day to be Held Aug.  15th

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

New and returning students can take advantage of the Open Enrollment Day on Friday, August 15, from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the ASU-Beebe Science Building. This will be the last chance for students to enroll before classes start on Aug. 18.
Admissions, advising, and financial aid personnel will be available to assist students in [...]

Free School Clothes

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

The Clothing Center side of the Christian Outreach Center located at 111 Center St. in Beebe will be giving away school clothes for grades PK-12 on Saturday, August 16 from 8 am until 12 pm to children in the Beebe School District.  The center is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 12 [...]

What’s Left?

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Looks like this is the last “free” week for you students of Beebe Public Schools. I hope you’ve had a great summer and have lots of energy and desire to get back to school and make it a great school year.  It’s always exciting going back and meeting friends and starting a new grade.  I [...]

Tommy Fiechtner Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Tommy Fiechtner, son of Nathan and Lydia Petersen of Beebe, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on June 22, 2014.  Tommy is a member of the Beebe Boy Scout Troop 362.  For his Eagle service project Tommy organized and executed a benefit concert for the Christian Outreach Center held February 16, 2014.  Admission to [...]

Elma Herrod Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Elma Herrod celebrated her 102nd birthday at the Senior Citizens Center on August 6th with many friends and family. Elma was born in Stone County near Mountain Home and  attended school and played basketball at McRae- winning many trophies. She was married twice and had two children: Duane Robinson and JoAnn Barrentine. She received a [...]

Guilty Pleas in Circuit Court

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding recent guilty pleas to felony charges in the Circuit Court in Searcy. The individuals charged and final dispositions are :
Joel Christopher Boyd, 41, of Beebe entered guilty pleas on 8/5/2014 to the charges of “Possession of methamphetamine” and “Possession of meth paraphernalia-to inhale meth”. Boyd [...]

Sarah Naomi Scales

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Sarah Naomi Scales, 91, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away August 9, 2014, in Beebe.  She was born June 22, 1923 in Liberty, Tennessee to Joseph and Thirzie Rich.  On September 27, 1946 she married Thomas Scales and to this union was born three children.  She was a strong Christian who lived her life caring for [...]