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ASU-Beebe Student Accepted by Westpoint Military Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy Makes Decision on Which to Accept

Mar 25th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher
Hunter Daniels, 18, of Jacksonville and a student at ASU-Beebe,  has recently had a unique decision to make. Does he accept his nomination to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs or his nomination to attend Westpoint Military Academy in New York? Before making the decision, Hunter shared his thoughts on [...]



White County District Judge Mark Derrick in Serious Condition After Zebra Attack

Mar 18th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

White County District Judge Mark Derrick - who serves as the judge for the Beebe court, was seriously injured Sunday when his pet zebra attacked him.
According to a hospital spokesman Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Derrick was in serious condition at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.
Our prayers are with him for a full recovery!
The City of [...]



Harding University Student Dies in Accident While Headed With Ten Other Students for Mission Trip to New York

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

SEARCY — A fatal car crash  killed one Harding University student and injured two others early Saturday morning, March 7.
Eleven University students were caravanning in four separate cars to Syracuse, New York, for a mission trip when one of the cars carrying three passengers was involved in a multiple-car accident. Nicholas Smith (21), a senior, [...]



Champions at Heart

Mar 4th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

TEXT & PHOTOS C.MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Photo Journalist
Webster Dictionary defines the word Champion as: Someone or something that has won a contest or competition  - especially in sports or a winner of first prize or first place in a competition.
All that fits the up and coming sports program at Beebe High School. With both basketball [...]



John Douglass, Beebe’s Former Parks Director, Dies at 85

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

City  Ball Park Named After Douglass in 1998; Inducted into Arkansas Softball Hall of Fame in July 2014

John Douglass, who for many years, was the driving force behind making the Beebe City Ball Park what it is today, died Feb. 17, 2015. He will be missed by many but he leaves a great legacy in [...]



Freezing Rain and Sleet Hit Beebe And the Entire State Sunday Night

Feb 18th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe area and the entire state awoke Monday morning with 1”-2” of freezing rain and sleet. Streets were impassable and Beebe Schools closed for Monday and Tuesday. Significant melting took place on Tuesday as temperatures finally rose above freezing - to about 37-degrees - allowing for melting on most streets. Power outages were avoided [...]



Film Crew from UK in Town to Document Blackbird Deaths of New Year’s Eve 2010

Feb 11th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew (left) talks with a  United Kingdom film crew from OfftheFence.com as they are making a film about the thousands of blackbird deaths on New Year’s Eve Dec. 31, 2010. The film crew have several interviews set up around town . They came to town on Sunday, Feb. 8 and [...]



Beebe Chamber Accepting 2014-15 Community Award Nominations

Feb 4th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the following 2014-15 Community Awards:
·         Citizen of the Year
·         Ruth L. Couch Lifetime Service Award
·         Beebe Public Schools Educator of the Year
·         New Business of the Year
·     [...]



Beebe Council Meets for First Time in New Year

Jan 28th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council met for the first time in the new year for their regular monthly meeting, Monday night, Jan. 26th. For the first time in recent history, the council conducted two Executive Sessions where they discussed personnel matters. After the first Executive Session the council reconvened and approved allowing [...]



City Atty. Announces Negotiated Plea Agreement With Bertram Dahl, Local Pagan Temple Leader

Jan 21st, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Jan. 15 - Today, according to Beebe City Attorney Scott Bles, the City of Beebe entered into a negotiated plea agreement with Mr. Bertram Dahl, whereby Mr. Dahl was convicted of Disorderly Conduct in Case CR 2014-502 in the White Co. Circuit Court. Mr. Dahl specifically waived his right to a jury trial. This conviction [...]