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Former Beebe Police Officer Loses Son and Ex-Wife in Weather-Related Accident, Jan. 6th at Bee Branch

Jan 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Former Beebe Policeman Chris Ward tragically lost his 17-yr. old son, Shane Ward, and Shane’s mother and Chris’ ex-wife, Amanda McKinnon, in a weather-related accident at Bee Branch on Hwy. 65. Ward’s older son, Austin, 19, was in critical condition and flown to a hospital in Fayetteville that night because weather conditions prevented him from […]



Beebe City Council Sworn In for 2017

Jan 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

  Members of the Beebe City Council were sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3rd, 2017 at City Hall. J.P. Horace Taylor (left) along with City Attorney Scott Bles (2nd from left) administered the Oath of Office and handed out the Certificates of Election to each member. Council members pictured above taking their  Oath of Office are, […]



Knight’s Brothers and Several Employees Receive Certificates of Recognition from Gov. Hutchinson

Dec 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

On Thursday morning, December 22, Kent and Keith Knight and several of their employees, received Certificates of Recognition from Gov. Asa Hutchinson – which were presented by Beebe Alderman Tracy Lightfoot. Mayor Mike Robertson was also on hand to congratulate the brothers for their community involvement over the 45 years they have been a part […]



Angel Tree Program Helps Students During Holidays

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

This year, Arkansas State University-Beebe helped 19 students provide Christmas gifts for their families. ASU-Beebe has offered the Angel Tree program on the Beebe campus for the past 15 years. The program provides gifts for children of ASU-Beebe students who are financially challenged during the holidays. Andy Isom, manager of Campus Relations, reported that the campus […]



Knight’s Grocery is Sold to Edwards Food Giant

Dec 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher In an interview with Knight’s Grocery owner Keith Knight Tuesday morning, he announced that the Beebe Knight’s store and Cabot store have been sold to Edwards Food Giant. “It’s been a great run!, Keith Knight said. Knight said that he and his brother, Kent, co-owner, will tell the employees today […]



Council Approves Contract with New Sanitation Co.; Approves 3% Pay Raises for City Employees; Approves 2017 Budget

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Council met in a special session Friday night, Dec. 2nd, to approve the contract the council recently agreed upon for sanitation services for the city. Green Environmental was awarded the contract and the council approved it 6-0. A supplemental contract will also be approved – but was not ready Friday night – […]



One Brother Allegedly Shoots, Kills Brother After Altercation in Kamak Subdivision

Nov 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

The day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 25th at about 2:13 p.m., violence struck one of our local neighborhoods as one brother, Roy D. Miller Jr., allegedly shot and killed his younger brother, Rahmal Miller, 21 – both of Beebe. According to Beebe Patrolman Bryon Hightower who was the first policeman on the scene, “When I […]



Two Long-Time Beebe Firemen Retire

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

Two Long-Time Beebe Firemen Retire



WWII Veterans Visit After Ceremony on Veterans Day

Nov 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Honored at the annual Veterans Day ceremony Friday, Nov. 11th, 2016, was William Clarence “Dick” Barnett. His son-in-law, Brian Stroud, spoke on his behalf at the ceremony telling many things about Dick’s accomplishments. Pvt. First Class Barnett was a radar operator in the Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during WWII. He won many awards and […]



Election Results:

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Alderman Tracy Lightfoot Elected for Another Term; City Sales Tax Passes But So Does County  Sales Tax- So City Tax Will Be Dropped To read more, become a subscriber. Call us at 501-882-5414