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Council to Oversee Hiring/Firing of City Employees

Jun 24th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
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 [...]



City Pool Now Open

Jun 17th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Pool is now open.  The hours are Sunday, Monday, & Fri. 12 noon until 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday & Thursday, 12 noon until 9 p.m.  Saturday 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Closed Wednesdays.
General admission is $4.00 (over age 12) and $3.00 (Ages 12 and under).
Free Swim Days : the first 100 kids [...]



Honoring Dad by Giving

Jun 10th, 2015 | By admin | 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 is [...]



Beebe Police Equipped With Body Cameras for Past Several Years

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher
With all the scrutiny on law enforcement lately, many police departments throughout the nation are getting equipped with body cameras for the protection of the citizens and the police.  Beebe Police Department has had officers wearing body cameras for the past 4-5 years.
“Our patrolmen wear these cameras and turn them on when they [...]



Memorial Day Ceremonies in Beebe

May 27th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Two services were held Memorial Day in Beebe. The first ceremony began  at 10 a.m. at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens where a new Veterans Section was dedicated. Beebe VFW Post 7769 members were there for the dedication ceremony and local Boy Scout Troop 362 raised the flag and played Taps. Singing the National Anthem was [...]



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 [...]