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HOT SPRINGS — Farmer Jeremy Gillam of Judsonia (White County) is the 2012 recipient of the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award from the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation. Gillam accepted the award from Farm Bureau President Randy Veach and Charlene Reed, Stanley’s widow, Thursday during the organization’s 78th Annual Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center. [...]
The Beebe Shepherd’s Center, a non-profit senior adult center located at 205 N. Main St., Beebe, received an early Christmas present recently from Entergy Corporation. They were awarded a Community Partnership Grant for $500.00. The fund will be used for programs in “Living and Learning” classes in the senior center. Classes are held each Wednesday. [...]
By Dr. Tammy Alexander
Special to The Beebe News
Attempting to understand and move forward following an incomprehensible tragedy, such as the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is a challenge for both adults and children. A parent’s reaction and communication with children can make a significant difference in the child’s adjustment following such disasters. The following [...]
On Friday, December 14 the Wal-Mart Transportation Office in Searcy will provide two tractor-trailers to relay Memorial Wreaths to the Beebe School Campus in honor of the Wreaths Across America program and three local veterans who lost their lives while serving our country. The tractor-trailers will be escorted from Searcy and arrive at the Beebe [...]
Saturday collecting toys for the Angel Tree Program. They will be at Dollar General on Dewitt Henry and Hwy. 64 W. from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy some free refreshments and see Santa!!!!
Chief Wayne Ballew reported the arrest of two suspects for several felony narcotics charges. On Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 at 3:31 p.m., an employee of a business on DeWitt Henry Drive called the police department to report that a white male subject had attempted to purchase goods with a personal check and driver’s license not [...]
The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be this Saturday, December 8th, at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “A Rockin’ Christmas”.
Floats will be judged in four categories: civic, commercial, educational, and religious.
Get your family and make this one of your Christmas traditions as you watch the lighted parade come down Center Street [...]
In cooperation with Beebe Public Schools, the Beebe Chamber of Commerce will be collecting new, and gently used, coats to assist local children in need this holiday season. Donations will be accepted until December 10, 2012 at Beebe City Hall, A Perfect Bloom Florist and First Baptist Church of Beebe. For more information, please contact [...]