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Dr. Ruth Couch Passes From this Life

Jul 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story


Dr. Ruth Couch, a  good friend of mine and many people in Beebe and around the state,  died this past week.
She was very active in many different organizations and began her college teaching career at ASU-Beebe in 1971. In later years, she became the director of the Beebe Chamber of Commerce. She [...]

Beebe School Board Approves New “Drone” Program for New School Year

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe School Board met Monday night, July 7th for their regular monthly meeting.
Mike Tarkington, principal of Beebe High School 9-10 presented a program which Chad Mercado, a computer teacher in the high school, will start a new program entitled UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) which will allow high school students to build [...]

John Douglass Inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

By Lee “Cat” McLane

John Douglass and his wife, Martha, are pictured above during the Softball Hall of Fame induction, Friday, July 4th, in Sherwood Sports Complex.
When contacted Monday, July 14, John Douglass said of his recent induction, “It was a real honor,” Douglass said. “I started playing softball in 1944 when I was 15 years [...]

City’s 4th of July Extravaganza Enjoyed by Hundreds Soulsations and 302 N. Main a big hit!!!

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The weather was perfect - and I mean perfect - for a great 4th of July celebration which the City of Beebe so graciously provided for the citizens Friday night, July 4th,  at the city park.
Hundreds of people came out to enjoy the free food, drinks, waterslide and great music performed by [...]

Opal Burns Celebrates 103rd Birthday!

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Mrs. Opal Burns celebrated her 103rd birthday on July 1st at the Beebe Senior Center with family and friends. Opal was born on July 1, 1911, still lives on her own and is the mother of Bobby Burns of Beebe. Congratulations, Opal!

Mayor Says Allegations Of Civil Rights Issue Is a Zoning Issue

Jun 25th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Bertram Dahl, high priest of the Seekers Temple and his members were present along with a room full of fellow Beebe citizens at Monday night’s city council meeting.
Mayor Mike Robertson addressed the crowd which not only filled the meeting room at city hall but also spilled over onto the front porch area [...]

Council Meets Early But Will Also Meet Mon., June 23rd

Jun 18th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe City Council met Monday night for their regular monthly meeting - held one week early. Although there was not going to be a meeting at the regularly scheduled time Monday, June 23, due to some issues that recently arose, the mayor said that the council will meet Monday night, June 23, to take [...]

Beebe Police Make Several Theft and Drug Arrests

Jun 11th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding arrests made by officers of the Beebe Police Department.
On May 20th, 2014, the Beebe Walmart Assest Protection Unit reported the theft of computers and cellular telephones by an unknown white male.  Surveillance video tapes obtained by Walmart showed the white male pushing a cart from [...]

Performance Stage Being Constructed at Beebe City Park

Jun 4th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Workers are hurrying to get a new entertainment stage and  staging area completed by the 4th of July so that the entertainers scheduled to perform can be the first to use the new facility. The area is 32’x32’ with a 12’x32’ entertainment staging area which will have a bathroom, changing area and lounge area for [...]

VFW Post 7769 Presents Memorial Day Program at Beebe Veterans Monument

May 28th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

VFW Post 7769 Commander Ken “Al” Adams presented the program at the Memorial Day ceremony at Beebe Veterans Monument Monday, May 26th. Scout troop 305 raised the American flag. Participating from Troop 305 were: Logan Busbea, Brian Busbea, Eagle Scout Jon Busbea , Devin Pruitt and Brenton Johansen.
Also assisting in the ceremony was Richard Kilby, [...]