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Controversial RV Park Proposal Withdrawn by Developers; City to Ask for Sales Tax to Support Fire Dept.

Jun 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher An issue which began Tuesday night, June 7th at the Planning and Zoning meeting was carried over to the monthly city council meeting held Monday night, June 20th. The issue was the proposal for a rezoning request for property located at 1284-1354 W. Mississippi Street from R-1 to C-2 for […]



2016 District Farm Families of the Year Named

Jun 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK – The eight district winners in the 69th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected, representing the diversity of Arkansas agriculture, the state’s largest industry. The district winners will now be judged to determine a state winner to be announced Dec. 8 at the Farm Family of the Year […]



Duke Promoted to Captain at Beebe PD

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

On May 9, 2016, Beebe Police Chief S. Wayne Ballew announced the promotion of Lieutenant Brian Duke to the rank of Captain.  Captain Duke is a 1991 graduate of Beebe Public Schools and served in the Army Nation Guard.  After graduating from high school he began his law enforcement career as a dispatcher for the […]



Memorial Day Ceremony at Beebe Veterans Memorial

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Chief MSgt Bubba Beason, who resides in Beebe, was the speaker at the Memorial Day observance held Monday, May 30th, at 11 a.m. at Beebe Veterans Memorial. Chief Beason joined the Air Force in 1991 and has received numerous awards including the Bronze Star. He has been deployed 9 times including Iraq, Quatar, and Afghanistan. […]



Accident on Hwy. 31 South Injures One Person

May 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

An accident which took place on Tuesday, May 17, on Hwy. 31 South at about 3:22 p.m. seriously injured one person.  The accident occurred when a juvenile driver of a 2004 Dodge Dakota was traveling south on Hwy 31 when it struck a 2001 BMW driven by Victoria Sharp of Lonoke. Miss Sharp was stopped […]



Sgt. Major Paul Ramsey Dies at 69

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

  Community leader Paul Ramsey died May 12, 2016. He was very involved in community activities which included the Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Beebe Shepherds Center, First Baptist Church and many other community projects.



Beebe High School Class of 2016 Graduation

May 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Exercises will be held Friday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m. at Bro. Erwin Stadium.



Badger Wrestler Signs with Oklahoma College

May 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

  Quinten Scherer signed a Letter of Intent Wed., April 27th, to wrestle for Bacone College in Muskogee, OK. Head Wrestling Coach Jerry Price said, “Quinten was 17-2 in the regular season and finished 3rd in state. He overcame a lot of injuries this year. He is a great senior leader and hard worker. I […]



Beebe PD Asst. Chief and Captain Announce Retirement

Apr 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Cpt. Eddie Cullum (left) and Asst. Chief Ron Lewis (center) received plaques of appreciation from Mayor Mike Robertson at Monday night’s council meeting. The two will retire at the end of this month. Cpt. Cullum began working for the Beebe Police Department in 2006. Asst. Chief Ron Lewis began working for Beebe Police Department in […]



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 […]