On Friday, March 21st, 2014, at 12:22 p.m., the Beebe Police Department received a call from Centennial Bank on U.S. Highway 64 of two suspicious white females that had entered the bank several times inquiring about an account. The women were said to be in a S-10 Blazer sitting in the bank parking lot as [...]
BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Beebe’s branch of the White County Library System, Goff Public Library, is now open. It opened Monday, Feb. 24th and will hold their official Grand Opening on Wed., April 16th at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend this historic event!
The new library has 6 public access computers, a separate area for [...]
Beebe First Church of the Nazarene hosts blood drive in honor of Gracie Hall.
New parents often look forward to the firsts in their babies’ lives like first haircuts, first steps and first words. One Beebe family is experiencing something they never expected: their daughter’s first chemotherapy treatments.
Gracie Hall, 15 months old, has been diagnosed [...]
Falling temperatures Sunday afternoon heralded the entrance of a myriad of weather conditions. Rainfall came first and was welcomed in this area to help alleviate the dry conditions. In Beebe there was about an inch of rain which was followed by periods of sleet, freezing rain, sleet again and then a few snow [...]
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 [...]