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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 [...]

Scammer Using Beebe Schools to Get Donations

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe School District is not conducting a fundraiser with an out-of-state vendor to collect money for advertising, according to Beebe School District Superintent Dr. Belinda Shook.
If you get a telephone call, from an unknown caller, who professes to be advertising for the Beebe School District, it is a scam. Please call the District with [...]

One-Vehicle Crash Kills Ward Woman

Apr 17th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

An early morning one-vehicle crash Wednesday, April 9th, killed  26-year-old Veronica Baum, according to an Ark. State Police report. The accident happened at 5:59 a.m. in Lonoke County just  two-tenths of a mile south of the White County line on Hwy. 5. Baum was driving a 2014 Dodge Charger south on Hwy. 5 when the [...]

Beebe Police Report Recent Felony Arrests

Apr 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding recent felony narcotics arrests by the Beebe Police Department.
March 31st, 2014: Jamie Eillen Glass, also known as Jamie Eillen Fullerton, 43, of Searcy, was arrested on a felony bench warrant for “Delivery of methamphetamine” after an undercover buy was accomplished by the narcotics section of [...]

Mayor Says, “Call Water Dept.” Regarding Complaints About Water Line Work Around Town

Apr 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Mayor and Council have nothing to do with contracted water work in city, says mayor
Frustrated - that’s the bottom line on the way the Mayor says he feels after fielding about 30 phone calls from disgruntled citizens last weekend. “It’s unbelieveable,” stated Mayor Mike Robertson in an interview Tuesday morning. “We’ve had [...]

April & May Council Meetings Moved

Apr 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe City Council meeting which usually is held on the 4th Monday of the month, will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month for April and May. That will make the April meeting on April 21st and the May meeting on May 19th.
The public is invited to attend the meetings held at [...]

Two Arrested for Meth

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:30 a.m. Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported the following arrests regarding the distribution of methamphetamine in Beebe.  The warrants were obtained through Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Becky Reed after affidavits were presented regarding the undercover purchases of the dangerous schedule II controlled substance.
March 5th, 2014: Christian “Blair” Baldwin, 32, of
Cabot was [...]

Beebe Man Killed After Being Struck by Train

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Walter Lee Hart, 58, of Beebe, died Wednesday, March 19, around 3 a.m. when he was struck by a Union Pacific train according to the White County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation into why Hart was in the area of the Martin Luther King Ave. railroad crossing in Kensett is continuing by the White County Sheriff’s Office [...]