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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 […]

ASU-Beebe Student Accepted by Westpoint Military Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy Makes Decision on Which to Accept

Mar 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Lee “Cat” McLane Editor/Publisher Hunter Daniels, 18, of Jacksonville and a student at ASU-Beebe,  has recently had a unique decision to make. Does he accept his nomination to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs or his nomination to attend Westpoint Military Academy in New York? Before making the decision, Hunter shared his […]

White County District Judge Mark Derrick in Serious Condition After Zebra Attack

Mar 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

White County District Judge Mark Derrick – who serves as the judge for the Beebe court, was seriously injured Sunday when his pet zebra attacked him. According to a hospital spokesman Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Derrick was in serious condition at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock. Our prayers are with him for a full recovery! […]

Harding University Student Dies in Accident While Headed With Ten Other Students for Mission Trip to New York

Mar 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

SEARCY — A fatal car crash  killed one Harding University student and injured two others early Saturday morning, March 7. Eleven University students were caravanning in four separate cars to Syracuse, New York, for a mission trip when one of the cars carrying three passengers was involved in a multiple-car accident. Nicholas Smith (21), a […]

Champions at Heart

Mar 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

TEXT & PHOTOS C.MICHAEL LONG Staff Sports Photo Journalist Webster Dictionary defines the word Champion as: Someone or something that has won a contest or competition  – especially in sports or a winner of first prize or first place in a competition. All that fits the up and coming sports program at Beebe High School. […]

John Douglass, Beebe’s Former Parks Director, Dies at 85

Feb 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

City  Ball Park Named After Douglass in 1998; Inducted into Arkansas Softball Hall of Fame in July 2014 John Douglass, who for many years, was the driving force behind making the Beebe City Ball Park what it is today, died Feb. 17, 2015. He will be missed by many but he leaves a great legacy […]

Freezing Rain and Sleet Hit Beebe And the Entire State Sunday Night

Feb 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe area and the entire state awoke Monday morning with 1”-2” of freezing rain and sleet. Streets were impassable and Beebe Schools closed for Monday and Tuesday. Significant melting took place on Tuesday as temperatures finally rose above freezing – to about 37-degrees – allowing for melting on most streets. Power outages were avoided […]

Film Crew from UK in Town to Document Blackbird Deaths of New Year’s Eve 2010

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew (left) talks with a  United Kingdom film crew from as they are making a film about the thousands of blackbird deaths on New Year’s Eve Dec. 31, 2010. The film crew have several interviews set up around town . They came to town on Sunday, Feb. 8 and will […]