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Mural Honoring Veterans Completed; Named “Brothers and Sisters”

Jul 29th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY MELBA BRACKIN
“The interest in Beebe’s first mural has been overwhelming,” said Melba Brackin, organizer of the event.
As Thomas Fernandez, art instructor at ASU-Beebe climbed on a scaffold and began transforming the west wall of the Wilbur Mills Co-Op building on Main Street into a military mural, the July weather couldn’t have been hotter.
“The [...]



Shooting at Local Motel Beebe man wounded

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Captain Eddie  Cullum of the Beebe Police Department released the  following  information regarding  a shooting  incident at a local motel.
During the evening  of July 13th, 2015, shortly after 10 p.m. an altercation erupted between several subjects in a room at  a local motel. During the altercation one of the subjects pulled a pistol and fired [...]



Beebe Woman Wins 3 Million!!!

Jul 15th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Phyllis Roller dutifully went to work on Thursday, July 9, after winning $3 million on Wednesday in the Mega Millions lottery.
“I couldn’t leave Janet in the lurch,” stated Phyllis.  She said after winning the lottery money she called her boss, Janet Hines of Jacksonville Steel, and told her of the win. “Janet was [...]



July 4th Parade at Floyd; Beebe’s 4th of July Extravaganza

Jul 8th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story



Beebe the of July Events

Jul 1st, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

FREE Food, Fun &
Fireworks
Mark your calendars for Beebe’s largest community event of the year - our 4th of July Extravaganza at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 4th at the Beebe Ballpark!
Live entertainment will begin at 5:30 p.m. and this year’s line-up will include local artists 302 Main, Victoria Taylor, 90 Proof and the Luke Williams [...]



Council to Oversee Hiring/Firing of City Employees

Jun 24th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council met for the regular monthly meeting Monday night, June 22nd.
The council approved a check for $70,099.72 to SunTrust Equipment  which is the lease payment for a custom fire pumper. The council also approved a check to Sam’s Club for $5,619.52 - for supplies for the concession stand at the [...]



City Pool Now Open

Jun 17th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Pool is now open.  The hours are Sunday, Monday, & Fri. 12 noon until 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday & Thursday, 12 noon until 9 p.m.  Saturday 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Closed Wednesdays.
General admission is $4.00 (over age 12) and $3.00 (Ages 12 and under).
Free Swim Days : the first 100 kids [...]



Honoring Dad by Giving

Jun 10th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

This Father’s Day, get involved with the Unity Health Foundation’s giving program and honor fathers, grandfathers and other men who have had a strong presence in your life, and in the lives of community members.
“We celebrate family through donations to the Foundation, especially around Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Giving a tribute like this is [...]



Beebe Police Equipped With Body Cameras for Past Several Years

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher
With all the scrutiny on law enforcement lately, many police departments throughout the nation are getting equipped with body cameras for the protection of the citizens and the police.  Beebe Police Department has had officers wearing body cameras for the past 4-5 years.
“Our patrolmen wear these cameras and turn them on when they [...]



Memorial Day Ceremonies in Beebe

May 27th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Two services were held Memorial Day in Beebe. The first ceremony began  at 10 a.m. at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens where a new Veterans Section was dedicated. Beebe VFW Post 7769 members were there for the dedication ceremony and local Boy Scout Troop 362 raised the flag and played Taps. Singing the National Anthem was [...]