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 contestantsFeb 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 [...]
No injuries but train wreck closes two railroad crossings for around four hours
BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
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 GriffinFeb 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 AddressJan 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
These are the snow-covered scenes from last year as residents of Beebe and the state awoke Dec. 26th to several inches of snow and some experienced power outages. The area received about 6 inches of snow.
Thankfully that was not the case this year as we had a few days of cold weather - in [...]
Sharae Bryant has relatives in Beebe
Charlie Bryant, a former reserve deputy with the Lonoke County sheriff’s office was charged with capital murder Thursday, Dec. 19th in the shooting death of his wife, according to the Ark. State Police.
At about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, authorities were called to a home at 31 Watercrest North in Austin, AR, [...]