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Atty. Scott Bles to Seek Beebe City Attorney Post

Jun 11th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Attorney Scott Bles has announced that he will seek election as Beebe City Attorney in the 2014 general election.  Scott and his wife, Julie, and their three (3) children, Emma Grace, Sam, and Silas, reside in Beebe, are members of First Baptist Church - Beebe, and are active in youth athletics in Beebe.  Scott’s law [...]

Circuit Court Action in Recent Beebe Police Cases

Jun 4th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding adjudications in the White County Circuit Court pertaining to cases presented by officers of the BBPD for prosecution.
March 25th, 2014 - Jenny Rebecca Copeland, 38, of Beebe pled guilty for her arrest on March 11th, 2013 in Beebe for “Possession of a Schedule VI controlled [...]

Election Results in the Circuit Judge’s Race

May 28th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

As reported last week in The Beebe News, Judge Tom Hughes won re-election in the Circuit Judge, Dist. 17, Div. 1 race. The vote count was not correct but only showed that of Prairie County.
The actual vote - which included both White County and Prairie County was:
Judge Hughes - 5655; Carla Fuller - 5383 votes.

Beebe City Council Looks at Street Paving; Hires Employees; Meets New Firemen

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe City Council met Monday night, May 19,  for their monthly meeting - one week early due to a scheduling conflict. Becky Short and Harold Welch were absent from the meeting.
Beebe Fire Chief William Nick introduced two new firemen to join the Beebe Volunteer Fire department. “I am really proud that [...]

Storm Survivors Have Many Ways to Register for Federal and State Help

May 15th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Little Rock, Ark. – Storm survivors in the four disaster-designated Arkansas counties have plenty of options when it comes to asking for state and federal assistance.
A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Mayflower, Ark., on Thursday, May 8. Mobile Registration Intake Centers are opening Wednesday, May 7, in newly declared Pulaski and White [...]

ASU-Beebe Students Help With Disaster Recovery

May 15th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Students at Arkansas State University-Beebe combined efforts to provide disaster relief to the victims of the April 27 storms that caused widespread destruction in several central Arkansas counties. Personal vehicles were used to deliver four loads of donated water, clothing, non-perishable foods, and personal hygiene products. Items were donated by students, faculty and staff to [...]

Two Killed in Motorcycle Accident

May 15th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Benjamin P. Stracener, 23, of Searcy and his Samantha Fowler, 19, of Bald Knob were killed Saturday, May 10th at the 45 milemarker on Hwy. 67/167 northbound, according to an Ark. State Police report.
They were riding a 2007 Victory motorcycle and were trying to merge onto Hwy. 67/167 northbound and lost control, crossed both lanes [...]

City’s Lawsuit Over Act 833 Fund Distribution Dismissed By Judge May 8th

May 15th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

An issue that has been batted back and forth between the White County Quorum Court and members of the County Intergovernmental Cooperation Council (CICC) - made up of the 16 mayors of the county and the White County Judge and County Clerk  -involves the way in which Act 833 monies are distributed [...]

Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. Announces New Store to Open in Beebe

May 8th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.   – Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Hibbett”), the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., is pleased to announce the execution of a lease for a new store in Beebe, AR.
Hibbett Sports plans to open the new location this winter in the Beebe Shopping Center located on West Center Street. The store [...]

Traffic Stop Nets Drug Arrest

Apr 24th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

At 7:25 a.m., on Monday, April 21st, 2014, Beebe Officer Quintin Eads accomplished a traffic stop for a license plate violation on U.S. Highway 64 adjacent Cal-Frac. The driver of the 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck was identified as: Dwight D. Price, 54, of Des Arc, who was found to be driving on a suspended driver’s [...]