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Beebe Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Several Citizens for their Work at Annual Banquet Sat. Night

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

The Beebe Chamber of Commerce held their annual Banquet and Auction Saturday night, March 11th at ASU-Beebe McKay Student Center. The banquet was themed “A Salute to Our Heroes in Blue” – the Beebe Police Department. Several of the Beebe Police Department officers and dispatchers were honored guests at the banquet. Bro. Bob Hall presented […]

Beebe Junior High School Named National Finalist in Samsung’s $2 Million STEAM Competition

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

Beebe Junior High School in Beebe, Arkansas has been named one of 10 national finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest is a program that encourages teachers and students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). As […]

Certificates of Valor Given to Two Brothers and Two Beebe Police Officers for their Acts of Bravery During House Fire

Mar 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

  The Beebe City Council, Mayor Mike Robertson, and Beebe Police Lt. Brian Duke and Chief Wayne Bellew honored four men Monday night during the regular city council meeting. The men, brothers Dylan and Tyler Bevill and Beebe Policemen Stephen Reed and Blake Rogers were given Certificates of Valor for their brave actions during a […]

7-yr. old Shot Monday Night, Beebe Man Charged

Mar 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Child is in critical condition at Ark. Children’s Hospital Beebe Police Department reports the arrest of Jeremiah Owens, 26 of Beebe on the charge of Battery in the First Degree. Owens was identified as a person of interest in an investigation involving the shooting injury of a 7 year old juvenile. On Monday, February 27th, […]

Residential Curbside Garbage Service Maps from Green Environmental

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

Green Environmental (GE) will begin placing carts at residents a day or two behind Waste Management picking up their carts. GE will begin distributing carts on Thursday and will continue delivering through Sunday. GE asks that the residents be patient during this process as they do not want to interfere with WM or congest our […]

Walmart Holds Big Graduation Event for First Walmart Academy Graduates

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

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher The Beebe Walmart Academy held their first class graduation Friday, Feb. 10th. The graduating class of 30 Walmart hourly supervisors and department managers received two weeks of classroom and sales floor instruction. The Beebe Walmart Academy is one of five in the state of Arkansas with sixty-three in the nation […]

Edwards Cash Saver Opens in Beebe Feb. 1st

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Community, Top Story

            A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wed., Feb. 1st for Edwards Cash Saver cost plus food outlet which bought out Knight’s Grocery and made renovations for about three weeks before opening. Pictured above with the microphone is Steve Edwards and his dad, Oral Edwards with the scissors. Edwards is open […]

Simmons First Bank Robbed Monday; Alleged Robber Captured

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

On January 30th, 2017, at approximately 4:53 pm, the Beebe Police Department received an emergency call advising of a robbery in progress at Simmons First Bank of Beebe. With the help of numerous Facebook tips and information from the community, a suspect has been identified as Patrick Loren Lucero. Lucero was taken into custody early […]

Council Approves Purchasing Two Used Police Vehicles; Hears Sales Tax Proposal

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

The Beebe City Council met in regular session Monday night, Jan. 23rd at Beebe City Hall. The council heard from a former councilman, David Pruitt, who was asking the council to lower the amount of money the city had charged him to remove a condemned house at 705 W. College. He was asking the council […]

Former Beebe Police Officer Loses Son and Ex-Wife in Weather-Related Accident, Jan. 6th at Bee Branch

Jan 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Top Story

Former Beebe Policeman Chris Ward tragically lost his 17-yr. old son, Shane Ward, and Shane’s mother and Chris’ ex-wife, Amanda McKinnon, in a weather-related accident at Bee Branch on Hwy. 65. Ward’s older son, Austin, 19, was in critical condition and flown to a hospital in Fayetteville that night because weather conditions prevented him from […]