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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 [...]

Beebe Schools Spring Break

Mar 20th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

March 24-28! Have a fun, safe Spring Break!

Family Selling T-Shirts to Help Cover Medical Expenses for Father

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The family of  Kenneth Harris is asking for donations and also selling t-shirts to raise money to help with medical expenses for their father, Kenneth R. Harris, who has been diagnosed with Herpes Meningoencephalitis - an infection of the brain and tissues that covers the brain.
Kenneth Harris spent a couple of days at White County [...]

Two Arrested After Search and Seizure

Mar 6th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe Police executed a search and seizure warrant issued by Judge Mark Derrick on Friday, Feb. 28th at 5:46 p.m. on Pine View Drive in Beebe. Beebe Police found and seized over an ounce of (ice) methamphetamine, over one pound of high grade marijuana, numerous items of drug paraphernalia, ledger book with handwritten notes [...]

State Representative Jeremy Gillam Files For Re-Election

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

State Representative Jeremy Gillam is running for re-election to the Arkansas House of Representatives. He is currently serving his second term. “The opportunity to serve and represent the citizens of this district is a great honor. It is a responsibility that I take very seriously,” said Gillam.
He is also seeking the position of House Speaker [...]