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18-mo. old Succumbs to Gunshot Wound

Jul 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

According to Beebe Police, on Friday, July 8, 2016, at approximately 11:16 A.M. the Beebe Police Department responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Spring Street in Beebe, Arkansas. Upon arrival the officers found an 18 month old boy had been shot. The victim succumbed to the gunshot wound. At this time there […]



Beebe Woman Killed in 2-Vehicle Accident

Jul 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Emily Lauren Ray, 20, of Beebe was killed at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, July 3rd when she was a passenger in a 2008 Hyundai driven by 18-year-old Austin Zachary Graves, of Quitman. According to the preliminary Ark. State Police report, Graves was driving north on Hwy. 5, north of Jack Williams Rd. in El Paso, […]



ASU-Beebe:  Fallen Heroes Memorial Display Begins July 1

Jun 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

The Arkansas Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial will be on display at Arkansas State University–Beebe on July 1 through July 8.   This memorial was founded by Rob Hopper, of Wynne, as a tribute to his son who died January 26, 2005 in Western Iraq after his helicopter crashed. It is also a tribute to all […]



Controversial RV Park Proposal Withdrawn by Developers; City to Ask for Sales Tax to Support Fire Dept.

Jun 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher An issue which began Tuesday night, June 7th at the Planning and Zoning meeting was carried over to the monthly city council meeting held Monday night, June 20th. The issue was the proposal for a rezoning request for property located at 1284-1354 W. Mississippi Street from R-1 to C-2 for […]



2016 District Farm Families of the Year Named

Jun 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK – The eight district winners in the 69th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected, representing the diversity of Arkansas agriculture, the state’s largest industry. The district winners will now be judged to determine a state winner to be announced Dec. 8 at the Farm Family of the Year […]



Duke Promoted to Captain at Beebe PD

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

On May 9, 2016, Beebe Police Chief S. Wayne Ballew announced the promotion of Lieutenant Brian Duke to the rank of Captain.  Captain Duke is a 1991 graduate of Beebe Public Schools and served in the Army Nation Guard.  After graduating from high school he began his law enforcement career as a dispatcher for the […]



Memorial Day Ceremony at Beebe Veterans Memorial

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Chief MSgt Bubba Beason, who resides in Beebe, was the speaker at the Memorial Day observance held Monday, May 30th, at 11 a.m. at Beebe Veterans Memorial. Chief Beason joined the Air Force in 1991 and has received numerous awards including the Bronze Star. He has been deployed 9 times including Iraq, Quatar, and Afghanistan. […]



Accident on Hwy. 31 South Injures One Person

May 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

An accident which took place on Tuesday, May 17, on Hwy. 31 South at about 3:22 p.m. seriously injured one person.  The accident occurred when a juvenile driver of a 2004 Dodge Dakota was traveling south on Hwy 31 when it struck a 2001 BMW driven by Victoria Sharp of Lonoke. Miss Sharp was stopped […]



Sgt. Major Paul Ramsey Dies at 69

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

  Community leader Paul Ramsey died May 12, 2016. He was very involved in community activities which included the Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Beebe Shepherds Center, First Baptist Church and many other community projects.



Beebe High School Class of 2016 Graduation

May 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Exercises will be held Friday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m. at Bro. Erwin Stadium.