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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 […]



Former First Lady Laura Bush to Speak at Harding University

Feb 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

SEARCY, Ark. (Jan. 30, 2018) — The American Studies Institute at Harding University will host former first lady of the United States (2001-09) Laura Bush for the fourth presentation of its 2017-18 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 in Benson Auditorium. “I am thrilled that Laura Bush, an impressive and beloved public […]



Shots Fired in Beebe Neighborhood

Jan 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Respond Quickly and Arrest Two Adults and One Juvenille from Other Cities Beebe Mayor Mike Robertson reports that on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at approximately 8:47 p.m. Beebe Police Department received numerous calls of gunshots fired in the area of North Pear Street and West Kansas Street.  The callers advised a silver vehicle […]



Nineteen Years Ago, Tornado Rips Through Beebe

Jan 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

People who lived in Beebe on January 21st, 1999 at 7:30 p.m., will never forget the night an F3 tornado ripped through Beebe. Hundreds of lives could easily have been lost had it not been for the courageous decision to call off basketball games at the high school gym shortly before the tornado hit. Several […]



Rutledge Resources Day – January 23

Jan 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story


First Snow of 2018 Hits Beebe!

Jan 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

With the southern tier of counties in Arkansas getting the most snow – 4-6” – the central part of Arkansas, including Beebe, received about 1”-1.5” Monday night and ending early Tuesday morning. With temperatures in the low 20’s and predicted to be in the teens Tuesday night, anything that might melt Tuesday will create ice […]



Council Hires New District Court Clerk in Special Meeting

Jan 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Council met in special session Friday night at 6:30 p.m. to discuss hiring a District Court Clerk. Mayor Mike Robertson told the council that Jennifer Latture – who has been with our police department but has also worked several months in the office of the district court, would be willing to accept […]



Three People Dead in Apparent New Year’s Day Altercation at Romance

Jan 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Story

New Year’s Day had a horrible beginning in the small White County town of Romance. Two people were shot and killed and later the suspect was shot by police and killed. The victims are 45-year-old Starla Exum of Romance and 54-year-old Timmy Dickson of Searcy. The suspect was 42-year-old Archie Lawhon III of Cabot. White […]



City Attorney’s Office Burns Christmas Night

Dec 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe City Attorney Scott Bles’ office, located on West Center Street just across from the Beebe Schools, caught fire late Christmas night at around 10 p.m. The fire began from an apparent electrical malfunction, according to Mr. Bles. He and his family were out of town at the time of the fire. “We will rent […]



America’s Iconic Diner to Bring “Any Meal, Any Time” to Beebe 

Dec 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

ATLANTA – Huddle up, Beebe.   Huddle House announced today that it’s spreading its “Any Meal, Any Time” mantra into Arkansas, revealing plans to open a new location in Beebe. The iconic neighborhood diner has much in store for Beebe, a community clamoring for a warm hometown hub where every conversation, sip of coffee and […]