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Guilty Pleas in White County Circuit Court

Sep 5th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported the following regarding guilty pleas in the White County Circuit Court.
August 7th, 2013 - Jessie Lynn Green, 30, of Beebe pled guilty to “Domestic Battery in the Third Degree” and was sentenced to 12 months probation and fined $1,000.00.  The battery took place in the home of Green in [...]



Beebe Man Arrested for Aggravated Robbery

Aug 29th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew reported the arrest of Dustin Taylor Caldwell, 20, of Beebe for Aggravated Robbery, Fleeing on Foot, and two counts of Theft of a Firearm.
At 10:55 a.m. on Saturday, August 24th, 2013, the police department received a call relating that a white male subject was being pursued on foot from the [...]



Guilty on Drug Charges

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding circuit court action narcotics cases made by the Beebe P.D..
On August 6th, 2013, David Chase Wilson, 33, of Lonoke County, entered guilty pleas in circuit court in Searcy.  Wilson was arrested on March 19th, 2013 by Ron Lewis and Josh Middleton of the Beebe Police [...]



Traffic Stops Net Drugs

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew reported that two separate traffic stops by officers of his department led to the seizure of marijuana and methamphetamine on August 14th, 2013.  At approximately 1:00 p.m., Investigator Josh Middleton stopped a northbound 2010 Chevrolet Camaro for traveling 11 miles over the 60 m.p.h. work zone at the 30 mile [...]



Parolee Arrested in Beebe

Aug 15th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew reported the arrest of an Arkansas Department of Corrections parolee who was wanted on narcotics charges and by the Arkansas Board of Parole for violations.
At approximately 5:00 p.m., August 7th, 2013, Lyron Lynn Johnson, 50, of Searcy, was arrested after Beebe Captain Eddie Cullum, acting on a tip, was accompanied [...]



Fall Festival Set for Oct. 5th

Aug 8th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The 2013 Beebe Fall Festival will be Saturday,  October 5th.
Hosted by the Beebe Chamber of Commerce, the 2013 Beebe Fall Festival will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th in Downtown Beebe.
This annual event continues to grow each year and is a wonderful day of fun and entertainment for the [...]



Drug Arrest

Aug 8th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew released the following information:  Steven Paul Larkin, 22, of Beebe, entered guilty pleas in the White County Circuit Court in Searcy on July 3rd to “Residential Burglary and Theft of Property”. Larkin was sentenced to 66 months in the Arkansas Department of Corrections on each charge which run concurrently. He [...]



Drug Arrest

Aug 8th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew reported the following information:  At approximately 10:20 a.m. on Monday, August 5th, 2013, Investigator Josh Middleton stopped a 2000 Ford Expedition on N. Main near Center Street driven by Michael J. Ragsdale Jr., 28, of Ward, Arkansas.  Investigator Middleton was aware that Ragsdale had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant issued for [...]



Traveling Veteran’s Trek Ends After Tragic Accident

Jul 31st, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

A couple of weeks ago, The Beebe News featured a picture and brief story about Charlie Peters, of Michigan, -a Vietnam veteran who was on a mission with a wagon pulled by two mules - to cross the country from Michigan to his father’s grave in Oklahoma while stopping to thank veterans for their service [...]



Grocery Stores Help with A Day of Caring

Jul 31st, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Some White County grocery stores are collecting non-perishable food items and personal care products for the 17th annual A Day of Caring outreach, scheduled for Saturday, August 3.
In Searcy, green donation boxes are located at the front entrances of the Walmart Supecenter, Walmart Neighborhood Market, Mayflower, Harps and Kroger. Also, in Bald Knob grocery stores [...]