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Pastor and Missionary Wife Stop Off in Beebe On Their Coast-to-Coast Journey

Sep 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Pastor  Walter “Chick” McGill and his wife, Barbara, left from Kill Devil Hills, NC on April  23rd on their 19th wedding anniversary. McGill visited Beebe on Wednesday, September 10th where he and his wife met with Mayor Mike Robertson at City Hall.
Mayor Robertson presented Pastor McGill with a Key to the City. [...]



Revised Phone Number for Feline Spay/Neuter Clinic

Sep 11th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The phone number published in the September 11, 2014 Beebe Newspaper for the City Sponsored Feline Spay/Neuter Clinic is incorrect. The correct number is 882-8135.



Walmart Opening Passes One-Year Mark

Sep 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
It was just over a year ago when Walmart opened its doors in Beebe - Aug. 2, 2013.
The opening of the mega marketer has made life more convenient for most Beebe customers as they don’t have to travel to Cabot or Searcy for many items that were not available in Beebe before [...]



City Holds Dog Adoption Event

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Refreshments, bouncy house and a water slide were just a few of the things available while you were looking for that new “member of your family” at the Beebe Animal Control shelter Saturday, August 30th.  Several volunteers were on hand to help with the event and at least 9 dogs were adopted. Pictured here are [...]



Council Approves Placing Sales Tax Increase Proposal on Nov. 4th Ballot; Sets Date for Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats

Aug 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council Monday night approved an ordinance which will place a proposed 1/4 of 1-cent sales tax as a funding source for improved fire protection. The action comes as somewhat of a tactical maneuver as the county is placing a similar proposal on the Nov. 4th ballot but the funds [...]



New Businesses Under Construction

Aug 20th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

If you’ve driven by Walmart anytime within the past few months, you have noticed that there are several structures being built.   According to the former landowner, John P. Hayes, the businesses that are under construction now are, beginning at the right (west) of Walmart are: AutoZone, Anytime Fitness, Dollar Tree, Hibbett Sports, AT&T and [...]



Elma Herrod Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Aug 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Elma Herrod celebrated her 102nd birthday at the Senior Citizens Center on August 6th with many friends and family. Elma was born in Stone County near Mountain Home and  attended school and played basketball at McRae- winning many trophies. She was married twice and had two children: Duane Robinson and JoAnn Barrentine. She received a [...]



Council Discusses Changes to Flea Market Ordinance, Stray Cats Around the City

Aug 6th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY
LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Flea Markets and cats were some of the issues discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Beebe City Council held Monday night July 28th.
Owners of the Junk House Flea Market, Morgan and Kathy Hall attended the meeting to discuss their views on the city’s ordinance which limits the opportunity for flea markets [...]



Dr. Ruth Couch Passes From this Life

Jul 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher

Dr. Ruth Couch, a  good friend of mine and many people in Beebe and around the state,  died this past week.
She was very active in many different organizations and began her college teaching career at ASU-Beebe in 1971. In later years, she became the director of the Beebe Chamber of Commerce. She [...]



Beebe School Board Approves New “Drone” Program for New School Year

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe School Board met Monday night, July 7th for their regular monthly meeting.
Mike Tarkington, principal of Beebe High School 9-10 presented a program which Chad Mercado, a computer teacher in the high school, will start a new program entitled UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) which will allow high school students to build [...]