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Terrorist Attack in Paris, France Kills 129, 350 Injured

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

Friday night,  Nov. 13 terrorists attacked seven sites around the city of Paris, France killing 129 and injuring 350 people. Targets included the outside of a stadium where France and Germany were playing a soccer match, a rock concert hall, bars and restaurants. This was the worst terrorist attack in France since World War II. […]

Parks Director Terminated in Special Council Meeting Monday Night; Mayor Vetoes Action Tues. Due to Personnel Policy Regarding Termination

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

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher During the special council meeting Monday night, Nov. 9th, the Beebe City Council members were made aware of a mistake that was recently discovered concerning the amount paid for vehicle allowance to the City Park Director Lynn Hatcher. The amount should have been $500 per month vehicle allowance for Mr. […]

Four Young Cabot Women Killed In One-Car Accident Near Lake Barnett Halloween Night

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

Road conditions were wet and the weather was foggy Halloween night when a one-car accident on Gravel Hill Rd. – just 1/2 mi. north of Hwy. 31 N. by Lake Barnett – west of Floyd-  killed four young women from Cabot. The accident happened at 10:40 p.m. according to an  Ark. State Police report. Those […]

Aggravated Robbery Suspect Arrested

Oct 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding the October 23rd arrest of Austin Lynn Passmore, 18, of Bradford, Arkansas. On Friday, October 23rd at approximately 11:48 a.m., the Beebe Police Department Radio Dispatcher was monitoring the State Radio Frequency when radio traffic indicated that Lonoke County Deputies were in pursuit of a […]

Annual Fall Festival Held Sat., Oct. 17th

Oct 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

There were several hundred people who attended Fall Fest. There was an abundance of food vendors and people with merchandise booths. The weather was perfect – sunny and about 75-degrees. See photo’s in paper.

City Wins Case Against County

Oct 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher In an Order filed Oct. 7, 2015, the  City of Beebe won a lawsuit which was brought against the White County Judge and Quorum Court. A trial was held Aug. 17, 2015 with retired Circuit Judge David Laser presiding. Mayor Mike Robertson responded to the Order by saying: “Receiving additional […]

Beebe High School Homecoming Activities

Oct 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Top Story

The Beebe High School homecoming festivities have been scheduled for Friday, October 16th, 2015. This year’s theme is “Carnival/Circus…”Badgers Under the Big Top.”  We would like to encourage the community to participate in the parade Friday afternoon.  All civic groups, churches, and other organizations are welcome. Groups may walk with the supervision of an adult […]

Council Hears from Homeowner Regarding Flood Damage Designation; Ordinance Passed Regarding Underage Drinking

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

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher At the regular monthly meeting of the Beebe City Council Monday night, Connie Kirby, who owns a home at 1031 Tori Lane in the Windwood subdivision, spoke to the council.  Mrs. Kirby asked the council members to consider rescinding the designation of “substantial damage” to her home which suffered flooding […]

ASU-Beebe   Chancellor Search Begins

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

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch today announced the beginning of the search for a chancellor to succeed retiring ASU-Beebe Chancellor Eugene McKay. McKay announced in May that he would retire in January after almost 50 years’ service at ASU-Beebe, including the past 21 years as chancellor. Welch said the position and related […]

Unity Health Physician Receives Award

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

Unity Health’s Director of Medical Education, Dr. Dewey McAfee, was recently presented with the George Bean., D.O. Memorial Outstanding Physician Award by the Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) in recognition of his representation of the osteopathic profession and his involvement in the development of new osteopathic residency programs at Unity Health in Searcy. “Being one […]