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Colonel Paul James Wright, Jr.

Feb 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

The United States of America lost a valiant war hero on February 16, 2011 when  Colonel Paul James Wright, Jr. (USAF Ret.) passed away in Beebe, Arkansas.
Born January 21, 1933 in Dawson, Al., Paul (Buddy) had resided in Beebe, Ar. for many years. He was well known in his adopted hometown and especially enjoyed [...]

What’s Left?

Feb 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately and you’re shocked at the seemingly endless rise in prices, just be glad you don’t live in Pakistan where food prices have risen 46%, according to an article in Time magazine this week. World food prices have risen from 46% -7% - with the 7% here in [...]

Aaron Steele Fiser

Feb 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Aaron Steele Fiser, 30, of Beebe, Arkansas, died February 16, 2011.  Aaron will be missed by all.  He was an electrician and loved playing the guitar.  Aaron loved to fish.  He was a loving father to his daughter, Danielle Elizabeth Marie Fiser of Maumelle.
He is also survived by his mother, Brenda Bailey of Beebe; his [...]

Mildred Jarvis Robbins

Feb 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mildred Jarvis Robbins, 99, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Monday, February 21, 2011.  She was the only child of Ben Jarvis and Nellie Johnson Jarvis and was born September 24, 1911, in Beebe.  She was married December 1, 1941, to Joseph Parrish Robbins of Piggott, Arkansas who predeceased her.
Mildred was the oldest living member of [...]

What’s Left?

Feb 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

What a difference a week makes. This time (Tues. night)  last week we were listening intently to the weather forecasters as they predicted a winter storm coming Wednesday morning. And they were right! I am so glad we got the newpaper out on Tuesday night last week as we would not have been able to [...]

Ernest Dale Modlin

Feb 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Ernest Dale Modlin, age 57 of Beebe born July 24, 1953 went home on February 4, 2011.
He is preceded in death by his father Wayne Modlin and one brother Gary Modlin.
He is survived by his mother Rosie Modlin of Beebe; two brothers Danny Modlin & Michael Modlin(Kathy) both of Beebe;  and five sisters Orine Modlin [...]

John A. Hendrix, Jr.

Feb 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

John A. Hendrix Jr., 53, of Cabot, died Friday, February 11, 2011. John served his country through the Army and Army Reserves for seventeen years and through civil service for twenty-seven years. He was an avid basketball player who truly loved the game. John loved traveling and experiencing other cultures. He was a devoted husband [...]

Julia Ann O’Mealia

Feb 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Julia Ann O’Mealia, age 54 of McRae, passed away February 9, 2011.
Survived by children Joshua Carrigan of Searcy, Shawna, Sean and Shane O’Mealia all of McRae.
Memorial Service: 4:00p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Crosspoint Ministries in Beebe.
Online condolences: Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot (501)941-7888.

What’s Left?

Feb 8th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well - we’re expecting another big snowfall tomorrow (Wed.) and we (The Beebe News) decided to forgo the worry and just publish the paper one day early (today - Tuesday). So, we will not have to worry with trying to get the newspapers in the mail on Wed. night and around town late Wed. night. [...]

Doris Rae Harris

Feb 8th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Doris Rae Harris, 71, of Sherwood, died Sunday, February 6.  She was born June 16, 1939, the daughter of Richard and Molly Johnson of Rockwood, Illinois.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and by a daughter, Kimmala Harris.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ronald G. Harris of Sherwood, Arkansas; [...]