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Severe Storm Damage State Call Center Opened Wednesday

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

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to provide free tax assistance & preparation in AR through April 18

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

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Beginning Feb. 1st through April 18, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, offering free tax preparation help to anyone, especially those who are 50 and older, who cannot […]



Beebe Firefighter Avoids Collision, Ends Up in Ditch

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

Around 8 p.m. Monday, February 27th, a Beebe firefighter was approaching the intersection of W. Center and W. Illinois when a vehicle came quickly from W. Center and the firefighter had to merge to the right to avoid a collision. The shoulder gave way and the firetruck – Engine #2 Pumper truck – fell on […]



7-yr.-old Shooting Victim Dies

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Department has confirmed the passing of the 7 year old victim, Karma Wezowicz, involved in a shooting on Monday, February 27th, 2017. According to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the 7 year old succumbed to her injuries, on Saturday, March 4th, 2017, at 12:51 p.m. Charges in the arrest of 26 yo, Jeremiah Owens, have […]



Dewitt Yingling Retires from Simmons Bank in Beebe

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: News and Features

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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 […]