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W.L. Robertson, Retired Businessman, Former Beebe Mayor Dies at 85

Jan 6th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

W.L. Robertson, a retired businessman and former Mayor of Beebe in 1975-1976, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at the age of 85. Moving to Beebe with his family in 1964, W.L. got into the real estate business and opened Beebe Real Estate – which he operated for many years.  He later opened Warehouse Furniture in […]



Senator Dale Bumpers Dies Jan. 1st, 2016

Jan 6th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

Dale L. Bumpers, former Governor and Senator from Arkansas, passed away on January 1st at his home in Little Rock, surrounded by his family.  He was born on August 12, 1925 in Charleston, Arkansas to W.R. and Lattie (Jones) Bumpers. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty Flanagan Bumpers, his sons Brent […]



Beebe Man Dies in One-Vehicle Accident

Dec 30th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

Jason Ollis, 37, of Beebe, was killed Dec. 14th at approximately 4:27 p.m. in a one-vehicle accident on Strayhorn Rd., according to the Ark. State Police preliminary crash summary. Also injured in the accident was the driver, Laura Wells, 42, of Beebe, Amber Edens, 31, of Beebe, and two minor children, a female, age 5, […]



$2,000 Reward Offered to Find Ark. Dog Massacre Killer

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

Marshall, AR (December 22, 2015) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi has announced a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who massacred 57 dogs and injured others in Searcy County, Arkansas. The heinous crime […]



Council Approves Condemnation Of Eleven Properties

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

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Ark. Hwy. Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in White Co. County

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

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Correction: Two Vehicle Accident Kills Beebe Woman

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

It was previously reported from the Ark. State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Report that an accident which killed Donna M. Wilson, 58, of Beebe, was struck by Frankie J. Collins, 64, of McRae. In fact, Frankie J. Collins was a passenger in Wilson’s vehicle. The vehicle which hit Wilson  was driven by Jared Sullivan,19,  of […]



Adjudications in White County Circuit Court

Dec 9th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following Circuit Court Actions on felony cases presented by Officers of the Beebe Police Department. Amber D. Holmes, 36, of Beebe entered the plea of guilty to the charges of:  1.”Possession of Methamphetamine (2 to 10 grams)”   2. “Tampering with Physical Evidence”. She was sentenced to 60 […]



Recent Felony Adjudications and Arrests

Dec 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding felony convictions and arrests by his department. On September 2nd, 2015, William Russell Wrentz, 35, of North Little Rock pled guilty to “Theft by Receiving” and was sentenced to 42 months in the Arkansas Department of Corrections by the Court.  Wrentz had used a stolen […]



Council Approves New Animal Control Ordinance and Several Others

Dec 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: News and Features

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