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Beebe Community Invited to “Giving for Gracie” Red Cross Blood Drive March 15 & 16

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe First Church of the Nazarene hosts blood drive in honor of Gracie Hall.
New parents often look forward to the firsts in their babies’ lives like first haircuts, first steps and first words. One Beebe family is experiencing something they never expected: their daughter’s first chemotherapy treatments.
Gracie Hall, 15 months old, has been diagnosed [...]



Rain, Freezing Rain, Sleet and a Little Snow Hits Most of Arkansas

Mar 6th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

    Falling temperatures Sunday afternoon heralded the entrance of a myriad of weather conditions. Rainfall came first and was welcomed in this area to help alleviate the dry conditions. In Beebe there was about an inch of rain which was followed by periods of sleet, freezing rain, sleet again and then a few snow [...]



Former Beebe Banker, Garland Kirkpatrick, Dies in Texas

Feb 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Garland Kirkpatrick and his wife, Wilma, moved to Beebe in 1981 where he was hired as president of a new bank that had been formed by 10-12 investors. The bank was First State Bank and opened April 28, 1981. The bank came under new ownership and the  name  was changed in 1994 to Charter [...]



Field of 23 set to Compete for Miss Tech 2014 title Sarah Hughey, of Beebe, is one of the contestants

Feb 20th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (February 12, 2014)–Twenty-three students have registered as contestants in the 59th annual Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant.
The pageant will be on Friday, Feb. 21, at Witherspoon Auditorium. It will begin at 7 p.m. Admission will be $8 for adults, $5 for minors and free with a current and valid Arkansas Tech [...]



Train Hits Tractor Trailer Rig, Driver Jumps Clear

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

No injuries but train wreck closes two railroad crossings for around four hours
BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
A tractor trailer rig was struck around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning at the Cypress Street railroad crossing in downtown Beebe. The driver, Mark Martin, was attempting to cross the tracks when his trailer got stuck. He called the Beebe Police, [...]



Beebe High School Senior Jessica Kloss Attends State of the Union Address with Congressman Tim Griffin

Feb 6th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Editor’s Note: I asked Jesse Kloss- who was chosen for her winning essay  by Cong. Tim Griffin to attend the State of the Union Address last week -  to tell me about her trip and she did such a great job, I’m running it in her own words! Here it is:
“My trip was fantastic. [...]



Beebe High School Senior Jessica Kloss Accompanies Griffin to President’s State of the Union Address

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) announced recently the winner of his State of the Union essay competition for high school students:
“More than 100 students submitted essays explaining why they would like to attend this year’s State of the Union address in Washington, and I want to thank each of them for taking [...]



Beebe’s K-9 “Officer Owen” Flushes Out Alleged Car Thief; Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported the following on the recovery of a stolen 2005 Chevrolet Trail Blazer and the arrest of the driver.
On Thursday, January 16th, 2014, Officer Steve Hall accomplished a traffic stop on a white Trail Blazer that was not displaying license plates at 802 Green Acres Drive. The white male driver [...]



Observant Beebe Police Officers Capture Burglary Suspects Minutes After Home Burglary

Jan 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Home burglary suspects, stopped for a traffic offense, were quickly apprehended after  police questioned the bogus statements regarding their cargo on a trailer they were pulling.
Beebe Police Officer Steve Hall and Investigator Josh Middleton  put two and two together and made the arrests just minutes after the alleged crime took place.
Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum [...]



Ark. Highway Dept. Plans Widening 3 Miles of Hwy. 64 West Project will be bid in 2016

Jan 9th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Ark. Highway and Transportation Dept. held a public meeting Dec. 17th, 2013 at Crosspoint Ministries to get comments on the proposed widening of a 3-mile portion of Hwy. 64 West.
The project will include widening the existing road which is two 12-foot lanes with 8-foot shoulders, to a new 4-lane facility with painted median (turn [...]