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Residential Curbside Garbage Service Maps from Green Environmental

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Green Environmental (GE) will begin placing carts at residents a day or two behind Waste Management picking up their carts. GE will begin distributing carts on Thursday and will continue delivering through Sunday. GE asks that the residents be patient during this process as they do not want to interfere with WM or congest our […]



Walmart Holds Big Graduation Event for First Walmart Academy Graduates

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher The Beebe Walmart Academy held their first class graduation Friday, Feb. 10th. The graduating class of 30 Walmart hourly supervisors and department managers received two weeks of classroom and sales floor instruction. The Beebe Walmart Academy is one of five in the state of Arkansas with sixty-three in the nation […]



Edwards Cash Saver Opens in Beebe Feb. 1st

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Community, Top Story

            A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wed., Feb. 1st for Edwards Cash Saver cost plus food outlet which bought out Knight’s Grocery and made renovations for about three weeks before opening. Pictured above with the microphone is Steve Edwards and his dad, Oral Edwards with the scissors. Edwards is open […]



Simmons First Bank Robbed Monday; Alleged Robber Captured

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

On January 30th, 2017, at approximately 4:53 pm, the Beebe Police Department received an emergency call advising of a robbery in progress at Simmons First Bank of Beebe. With the help of numerous Facebook tips and information from the community, a suspect has been identified as Patrick Loren Lucero. Lucero was taken into custody early […]



Council Approves Purchasing Two Used Police Vehicles; Hears Sales Tax Proposal

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Council met in regular session Monday night, Jan. 23rd at Beebe City Hall. The council heard from a former councilman, David Pruitt, who was asking the council to lower the amount of money the city had charged him to remove a condemned house at 705 W. College. He was asking the council […]



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 […]



Honoring Dad by Giving

Jun 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

This Father’s Day, get involved with the Unity Health Foundation’s giving program and honor fathers, grandfathers and other men who have had a strong presence in your life, and in the lives of community members. “We celebrate family through donations to the Foundation, especially around Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Giving a tribute like this […]