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Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled for White County

Jul 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK, Ark – The public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in White County will be held at the Leslie Carmichael Community Center, 801 S. Elm St. in Searcy, on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 1 p.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner State Lands. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m.   The […]

Beebe Police Searching for Persons Who Broke into Vehicles in Church Parking Lot

Jul 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

                Beebe Police Department posted the following story on Facebook asking for your help: On Sunday night, July 9, 2017, three vehicles were broken into while sitting in the parking lot of the North Side Church of Christ. Photographs were obtained of one of the two suspects and […]

Council Meets in Regular and Special Sessions

Jul 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

A special council meeting was held Friday, July 7th, to inform the council of a federal lawsuit which had been filed by plaintiffs Paula Brittain, Jennifer Johnston and Kimberly Ward against defendants Jeffery Everetts; CS Backgrounds, Inc.; and The City of Beebe, AR. The council was familiar with CS Backgrounds, Inc. and Jeffery Everetts as […]

Prairie, White, Woodruff Counties Added for FEMA-SBA Assistance

Jul 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – FEMA disaster assistance to individuals impacted in the severe storms between April 26 and May 19 has been extended to three more Arkansas counties: Prairie, White and Woodruff. The June 15 Major Disaster Declaration originally designated 13 counties—Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Faulkner, Fulton, Jackson, Lawrence, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Washington and Yell— […]

City Prepares for Big 4th of July Extravaganza; Fireworks Vendors Open Around Town

Jun 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Make plans to attend the City of Beebe’s largest event of the year – the 4th of July Extravaganza – beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4th at the Beebe Ballpark! This event is FREE! This year’s live entertainment will be provided by Brock Entertainment and The Brandon Cunning Band. The Beebe City pool […]

Larry and Belinda Shook Family Named 2017 White County Farm Family of the Year

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

The Larry and Belinda Shook Farm has been selected as the 2017 White County Farm Family of the Year. The farm is located 2 miles south of McRae City Hall and consists of approx. 1700 acres of which 800 acres of Bermuda grass for hay; 325 acres of wheat; 80 acres of corn silage; 80 […]

Beebe Parks Ball Tournament Brings in Almost $5,000 for Ark. Children’s Burn Unit

Jun 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe Parks and Recreation hosted their annual benefit tournament “Go for the Gold Phoenix” for the burn unit at Ark. Children’s. There were 29 teams who participated, according to Parks Director Lynn Hatcher. The two-day tourney was held Friday and Saturday, May 26th and May 27th at the Beebe Ballpark. First Security Bank provided the […]

Call 9-1-1 for Medical Emergencies

Jun 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

As of June 1, 2017, all calls for ambulance service in White County will be routed through the 9-1-1 system to NorthStar EMS Dispatch. NorthStar EMS has upgraded their dispatch system to a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system to better manage emergency, as well as non-emergency calls. The new CAD system will allow the dispatch […]

Memorial Day Observance Held at Veterans Monument

May 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

About thirty people were present at the Beebe Veterans Monument for the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 29th at 11 a.m. Outgoing Commander of the VFW Post 7769 Ken Adams told the crowd that the VFW and Women’s Auxiliary have raised over $6,000 to help with the cost of getting the two new monuments with […]

Beebe Teacher, Students Earn Patent on Child Safety Seat Alarm Invention

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

By Lee “Cat” McLane Editor/Publisher Talk about the American dream – here we have two young guys (junior high students) who, along with their teacher, invented a device that could save several lives of young children – AND – they won a $50,000 prize in Samsung technology for being in the top 10 inventions in […]