Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew released the following information concerning the recent burglaries of the Health-Way Pharmacy on DeWitt Henry Drive. On Thursday, August 13th, at approximately 12 a.m. and again on Monday August 17th, 2015, the B.B.P.D. received notice of an alarm activation at the pharmacy. The burglary on the 13th was responded to [...]
BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
It’s hard to imagine the experiences that these WWII veterans - men and women - have been through during their lifetimes. As I stand here looking around the rotunda of the Capitol with hundreds of people filling this space - veterans, their spouses, children and other caretakers, I am in awe of [...]
Searcy Ar - The National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) Arkansas chapter will host it’s ninth annual state conference, Saturday August 22 at Harding University in Searcy. Congressman French Hill will be presenting and available for questions along with representatives from Southwest Energy’s Revenue Department, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commissions Deputy Director and others.
Registration for [...]
By LEE “CAT” McLANE
For the nineteenth year, “A Day of Caring” was held this past Saturday at the Ganus Athletic Center at Harding University in Searcy. Hundreds of people came out to take advantage of the many services as well as merchandise offered.
Services included were: medical exams, pap exams, dental exams, eye exams and vaccinations [...]
BY MELBA BRACKIN
“The interest in Beebe’s first mural has been overwhelming,” said Melba Brackin, organizer of the event.
As Thomas Fernandez, art instructor at ASU-Beebe climbed on a scaffold and began transforming the west wall of the Wilbur Mills Co-Op building on Main Street into a military mural, the July weather couldn’t have been hotter.
Captain Eddie Cullum of the Beebe Police Department released the following information regarding a shooting incident at a local motel.
During the evening of July 13th, 2015, shortly after 10 p.m. an altercation erupted between several subjects in a room at a local motel. During the altercation one of the subjects pulled a pistol and fired [...]
LEE “CAT” McLANE
Phyllis Roller dutifully went to work on Thursday, July 9, after winning $3 million on Wednesday in the Mega Millions lottery.
“I couldn’t leave Janet in the lurch,” stated Phyllis. She said after winning the lottery money she called her boss, Janet Hines of Jacksonville Steel, and told her of the win. “Janet was [...]
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Mark your calendars for Beebe’s largest community event of the year - our 4th of July Extravaganza at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 4th at the Beebe Ballpark!
Live entertainment will begin at 5:30 p.m. and this year’s line-up will include local artists 302 Main, Victoria Taylor, 90 Proof and the Luke Williams [...]
LEE “CAT” McLANE
The Beebe City Council met for the regular monthly meeting Monday night, June 22nd.
The council approved a check for $70,099.72 to SunTrust Equipment which is the lease payment for a custom fire pumper. The council also approved a check to Sam’s Club for $5,619.52 - for supplies for the concession stand at the [...]