News and Features

Print editions


Online Stories

“Sea of Blue” Tribute Held for Police Officer and Firefighter David Nelson

Oct 5th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

  Nelson passed away suddenly more than a week  ago of a heart attack   The Sea of Blue is a tribute that recently evolved throughout the country as a way to honor an officer who has passed.    According to Beebe Police Captain Brian Duke, “We felt that since David served in both capacities […]



Beebe Man Arrested for Rape

Oct 5th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016, at approximately 12:29am, the Beebe Police Department responded to a call of a sexual assault that had occurred in the wooded area east of the Wal-Mart parking lot. Beebe Officers along with White County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area to search for the suspect who was believed to have […]



Sudden Death of Long-Time City Employee, David Nelson, Shocks City

Sep 28th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

David Nelson, who has worked in various jobs for the City of Beebe for the past 38 years, passed away suddenly Sept. 24, 2016. He was just 57 years old and was currently working for the Beebe Police Dept. and served on the Beebe Fire Dept. He was a friend to all and always ready […]



Council Adds Two New Members to Fill Vacant Seats

Sep 28th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

At the beginning of the regular monthly council meeting Monday night, Sept. 26, two people who were unopposed candidates for the Beebe City Council were appointed to fulfill two vacant positions. Derrek Goff was appointed to fill the position of Ward 2, Pos. 1 – which was vacant due to the recent death of Alderman […]



The Beebe News Suffers Wind and Water Damage After Storm Thursday Night Other damage around town included power outages, trees and limbs down

Sep 21st, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

To read more, become a subscriber. Call us at 501-882-5414



Friendship Has No Age Limit

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

University of Arkansas junior, Jacey Sites, a 2014 Beebe High School graduate, has been awarded the Florence K. McKee Scholarship, worth $4,000, thanks in part to her friendship with 91 year old World War II veteran Alton Elam. As a part of the scholarship application process, Jacey was asked to compose an essay on the […]



Alderman Candidate Joe Morgan Withdraws from Race

Sep 8th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

Joe Morgan, who recently filed for Beebe Alderman, Ward 3, Pos. 1, has withdrawn his candidacy according to a letter he sent The Beebe News on Aug. 31st, 2016. In the letter, Morgan states “personal reasons” as his reason for withdrawing. He would have faced incumbent Matt Dugger in the Nov. general election. Morgan’s entire […]



Beebe Police Department Felony Adjudications

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

To read more, become a subscriber. Call us at 501-882-5414



Beebe Fall Festival Set for October 15th Jeff Bates is headliner

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

The 20th Annual Beebe Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 15th from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Beebe Ballpark.   This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever with vendor booths, a car show, food vendors, a duck-calling contest, a chili cook-off, live entertainment, a kid zone and much […]



Open House Held Last Thursday at Beebe Schools

Aug 17th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

To read more, become a subscriber. Call us at 501-882-5414