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Flu cases on the rise

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging Arkansans to get their flu shot this flu season. ADH is now reporting “widespread” flu activity around the state to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Clinics in Arkansas are experiencing a high level of flu and flu-like illnesses in […]



Governor Asa Hutchinson Signs Maternity Leave Bill into Law

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today signed into law a bill to provide paid maternity leave to state workers. SB 125 was introduced by Senator Missy Irvin and Representative DeAnn Vaught. The bill provides for four weeks of paid maternity leave for state agency employees.  Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:  “I am pleased that the […]



One Vehicle Crash Kills Man

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

Wesley A. Brown, 37, of Ward, was killed Feb. 6, 2017 at about 9:07 a.m. at 1130 Hwy. 367 in Lonoke County. According to the Ark. State Police preliminary report, Brown was driving a 2008 Dodge Ram north on Hwy. 367 when he crossed the center line and went across the west roadside and struck […]



Ground Breaking for New Softball/Baseball Training Facility Held Saturday, Jan. 28th

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

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Beebe Chamber Accepting Nominations for Community Awards

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

The Beebe Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the following 2016-17 Community Awards: Ruth L. Couch Lifetime Service Award, Citizen of the Year, Beebe Schools Educator of the Year, ASU-Beebe Educator of the Year, Business of the Year, New Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Award winners will be recognized at […]



CMSgt Ricky Sowell Retires from ANG 189th Airlift Wing After 28 Years

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

On Jan. 8, 2017, after serving the Ark. National Guard for 28 years, CMSgt Ricky “Rick” Sowell retired from the 189th Airlift Wing. Presiding officer was Colonel Robert A. Ator, II. CMSgt Sowell was Command Chief Master Sergeant, 189th Airlift Wing, Arkansas Air National Guard, Little Rock Air Force Base. As the command chief, he […]



2017 Badger Pride Sweethearts

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

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One Vehicle Accident Kills Beebe Man Sunday Night

Jan 18th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

Jimmy D. Bolin, age 70, of Beebe, was killed in a one-vehicle accident Sunday, Jan. 15th, 2017 at around 11:15 p.m. on Hwy. 31 North of Beebe. According to the preliminary Ark. State Police report, Bolin’s vehicle, a 2013 Chevrolet, failed to negotiate a left turn and then left the roadway and struck a tree. […]



The Christian Outreach clothing center -located at 111 East Center Street in Beebe – is in need of volunteers to assist with tasks associated with the clothing donations at the center. Volunteers are requested for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8am until 12pm. For more information, visit the center on one of the days stated and speak with Gladys.

Jan 12th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

The Beebe City Council met in special session Tues., Jan. 3rd after the swearing-in ceremony. The council approved Resolution 2017-1 which outlines an agreement between the City and the Beebe Chamber of Commerce in which the Chamber will use Kristen Boswell’s services and the use of the office space owned by the City at Beebe […]



BBPD Recent Felony Adjudications

Jan 4th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

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