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Sonic Drive-In Adds New Stalls and Picnic Pavillion

Jan 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

If you’ve driven by Sonic Drive-In recently, you’ve noticed that there is a lot of construction and dirt moving going on. They are in their second phase of remodeling and updating the drive-in, according to Troy White, VP of Beebe Sonic Corp. The first phase was last March when they changed the canopy and lighting […]



Snow Falls in Beebe Early Monday Morning

Jan 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe area residents awoke early Monday morning to snow flurries and an eventual 1” accumulation on the ground but nothing on streets – except in shady areas. The temperatures were in the low 20’s so the snow stayed on the ground most of Monday as temperatures rose just above freezing. School was out for Martin […]



Retirement Party Honors ASU-Beebe Chancellor Dr. Eugene McKay After Serving ASU-Beebe 50 Years

Jan 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

A retirement party was held Friday, Jan. 8th, 2016, to honor ASU-Beebe Chancellor Dr. Eugene McKay – who is retiring this month after 50 years of service to the institution. There were about one hundred people who attended the event.  We wish Dr. McKay the best in his retirement and a big “Thank You” for […]



Council Approves 3% Pay Raise for City Employees in First Meeting of New Year

Jan 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher The Beebe City Council met in special session Monday night, Jan. 4, 2016 to review the budget and to deal with a police personnel matter. The council went into Executive Session and returned about 15 minutes later. After reconvening in session, the council approved a motion to terminate the employment […]



Torrential Rains Over the Weekend Brings Flooding to Windwood Subdivision

Dec 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Several families evacuate Monday night



ASU-Beebe Chancellor McKay to Retire After 50 Years of Service

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Dr. Eugene McKay, chancellor at Arkansas State University-Beebe, will retire in January 2016 after 50 years of service to the institution.  There will be a reception given in his honor on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Center. McKay has led the university for more than 20 years […]



Beebe Man Wins $75,000 in Ark. Scholarship Lottery

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Christopher Smith, of Beebe,  bought a “Lucky Lottery Ticket” at the Super 1 Stop in Beebe recently. Christopher won $75,000 playing a $3 Yahtzee game ticket.   Christopher said he intends to put the prize toward building a new home!    Congratulations, Christopher!



Annual Chamber Christmas Parade Held Saturday

Dec 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

See Pictures throughout the paper



“12 Dogs of Christmas” Now Underway

Dec 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe Animal Control will once again host the” 12 Dogs of Christmas”  December 1st – December 31st. The first 12 dogs to be adopted during the month of December will be FREE, compliments of the City of Beebe and Beebe VFW Post 7769! Also, all dogs that have already been spayed or neutered will be […]



Arkansas Drivers Reminded to use IDriveArkansas.com For Thanksgiving Travel Information

Nov 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) reminds drivers to “know before you go” and visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Extensive highway improvements continue in the state. With those improvements come work zones. To aid in your holiday travel, AHTD has been working hard to open as many lanes as possible. […]