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Harding University to Host Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games May 21-23

May 20th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

SEARCY, Ark. — Harding University will host the Special Olympics Arkansas summer games May 21-23, celebrating 22 consecutive years having the event on campus.
Opening ceremonies kick off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, and activities last through closing ceremonies at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23. Events include eight sports, and more than 2,000 athletes and [...]



Beebe High School Class of 2015 Honor Graduates

May 13th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Graduation ceremonies will be held for the  Beebe High School Class of 2015 Friday, May 15, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at A.S. “Bro” Erwin Stadium.
Chosen as Valedictorian for the Class of 2015 is Katherine Elizabeth Pearson. She is the daughter of James and Cindi Pearson. She is an AP scholar, band, Key Club, Spanish Club, [...]



Lady Badgers 4 x 800 Track Team Earns 1st Place; Badger Boys Won 1st Place in Tourney!

May 6th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

They competed here at home Friday in the 5A Central Track & Field Championship
The Lady Badgers 4×800 track team won 1st place in the 5A Central Track & Field Championship held here at Badger Stadium Friday, May 1st.  Pictured above, from left: Tori Colbert, Taylor McGraw, Coach Cari Rector, Allie Lane, and Natalie Childress. Overall [...]



City Council Approves Covering Costs of Mural Project; Hires Summer Workers for Park; Approves Contract with Attys.

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

LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council met Monday night, April 27, for their regular monthly meeting.  Next month’s meeting will be held May 18th - due to the regular time being on Memorial Day.
The council heard a presentation from Mrs. Melba Brackin and Thomas Fernandez - art instructor at ASU-Beebe about a proposed mural which [...]



School Board Recognizes Student Achievements; Approves Salary Schedules and Calendar

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

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe School Board met Monday night, April 13th, for their regular monthly meeting.
In the informational period, the board recognized state champion bowler, Daniel Martin and his coach Tamara Wood. The board also recognized the Jr. High Project Lead the Way engineering students Noah Jolly, Taylor Boyce and Caleb Barrentine with their [...]



Several Receive Awards During Annual Chamber Banquet

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

Beebe Chamber of Commerce 2015 Annual Banquet and Auction was held at ASU-Beebe Saturday, April 11th.
Awards were presented by Bro. Bob Hall and Karen Zaremba with a live auction conducted by Neal Davis and Jason Davis.
Award recipients were:
Beebe Schools Educator of the Year Award -
Dr. Belinda Shook
Citizen of the Year - Carol Westergren
Ruth L. Couch [...]



ASU-Beebe Has New Logo

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

Arkansas State University-Beebe administrators recently unveiled a new logo brand and new official colors for the university. ASU-Beebe will launch the new logo and colors the week of April 12 with student events held on each campus.
ASU-Beebe will have Spring Fling on April 15 with the special launch event being held at noon in front [...]



5 Tips for Tax Filers About Health Coverage

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

This year’s tax season is the first time tax filers will be asked to provide basic information regarding their health coverage on their tax returns. Here’s what taxpayers need to know:
Most people just need to check a box: Most tax filers – about 75 percent – will just need to check a box when they [...]



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 [...]