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Beebe Police Equipped With Body Cameras for Past Several Years

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By | 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 […]

Memorial Day Ceremonies in Beebe

May 27th, 2015 | By | 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 Mrs. […]

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

May 20th, 2015 | By | 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 […]

Beebe High School Class of 2015 Honor Graduates

May 13th, 2015 | By | 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 […]

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

May 6th, 2015 | By | 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. […]

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

Apr 29th, 2015 | By | 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 […]

School Board Recognizes Student Achievements; Approves Salary Schedules and Calendar

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | 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 […]

Several Receive Awards During Annual Chamber Banquet

Apr 15th, 2015 | By | 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 […]

ASU-Beebe Has New Logo

Apr 8th, 2015 | By | 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 […]

5 Tips for Tax Filers About Health Coverage

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | 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 […]