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Beebe Council Approves Ordinances

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Council met Monday night, Aug. 22 for their regular monthly meeting. After two emails from Beebe City Attorney Scott Bles to council members – which included Alderman David Pruitt – regarding whether the council can pass ordinances without the chance that they might be called into question because of an alderman on […]

Dr. Kathy Pillow-Price Seeking School Board Position

Aug 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Kathy Pillow-Price is seeking a position on the Beebe School Board. The position is currently held by Robert Jenkins, who has decided not to run for re-election. Kathy Pillow-Price, Ed.D, currently serves as the Executive Director of The Arkansas Home Visiting Network for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. In her current position she is the contracted representative […]

McRae Man Charged with Murder of His Wife

Aug 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

A McRae man, 55-yr.-old Bobby Moss, was charged with capital murder Sat., Aug. 6th for allegedly running over his wife, 51-yr-old Stacy Jo Moss, with his vehicle. White County 9-1-1 operators received a call at 6:08 a.m. stating that someone had been run over in McRae. White County deputies and first responders found Mrs. Moss […]

Lee McLane, Editor/Publisher of The Beebe News Will Seek City Alderman Position, Ward 1, Pos. 1

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

After much thought and consideration , I have decided to run for Beebe City Council, Ward 1, Position 1. Being the editor and publisher of The Beebe News since 1990, I have attended hundreds of council meetings here in Beebe. I believe that experience gives me a good perspective on where we’ve been and where […]

Beebe Community Health Fair Set For August 9th

Jul 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

The 3rd Annual Beebe Community Health Fair will be on Tuesday, August 9th from 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Arkansas State University-Beebe, Owen Center (Gym). It is open to Beebe area communities. Screenings and medical services will be provided along with vendor give always, drawings, and demos. School supplies will be given away to […]

Scam Alert: Telephone scammers impersonating county officials, asking for credit card information

Jul 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK — The Association of Arkansas Counties has become aware of a telephone scam in which someone who said he worked for a county clerk’s office contacted an accounting firm on Monday. Caller ID wrongfully indicated the caller was calling from the county clerk’s office. The scammer stated that the accountant owed money to the county, […]

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 […]