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Carolyn Jefferson

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carolyn Jefferson, 71, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born April 8, 1940, at Beebe, to Miles and Beatrice (Hendrix) Young, and she died Thursday, November 17, 2011.  She was a member of Mt. Arratt Baptist Church and a member of the Mother Board.
She is survived by three sons, Phillip Young (Rosemary) of Beebe, James Jefferson, [...]

What’s Left?

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

The football Badgers have now finished their 2011 season and they gave us lots to enjoy! As they say, “Thanks for the memories!” You guys did a great job! Now on to basketball. Speaking of basketball, I believe that of all the sports that I am vaguely familiar with - the one in which you [...]

What’s Left?

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

It’s Monday night as I’m writing this (can you believe I’m writing it that early?) and I have just finished watching the 20/20 ABC show featuring Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly. It was so inspirational. I think seeing her recovery from the gunshot to her head is quite frankly - a miracle.  It was also [...]

Nelson Stamps

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

Nelson Stamps
Nelson Stamps, age 86 peacefully passed away Wednesday November 16, 2011 in Little Rock.  He was born in El Paso, AR to the late William Earl and Maude E. Stamps and predeceased by his siblings Geneva Fecher,  Marlene Taylor, Elbridge and Loyal Stamps.  He was  also predeceased by his wife of 57 1/2 years [...]

What’s Left?

Nov 9th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I read a quote from my daily email from Brook Noel - the postitive thinking, organizing guru, the other day that made me really think. Here it is:
“Every action that you perform is recorded in you, the soul. These
imprints ultimately mold your character and destiny. When you
understand this principle, you will pay more attention to [...]

Gary Ray Jackson

Nov 9th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gary Ray Jackson, of Beebe, departed this life November 6, 2011 at the age of 40.  Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at Cabot First Freedom Baptist Church with burial in Pearson Community Cemetery.

Ila Faye Blair

Nov 9th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Ila Faye Blair of Beebe passed away Nov. 8, 2011 at the age of 83.  The sixth of ten children, she was born April 5, 1928 to Frank and Wilma (Davidson) McDonald in Oakman, Alabama.  Faye was a devoted Christian and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to so many.  She worked [...]

Vada Davis

Nov 9th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Vada Davis, 90, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born March 31, 1921 at Austin, Arkansas, to William and Docia (Bryant) Valentine, and she passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011.  She is survived by sons, Bobbie Jo, Vernon Ray and Jimmy; daughters, Faye Vincent, Linda Stewart, Doris McClish, Sweetie Finch and Niccie Weatherly; and one sister, Mary [...]

What’s Left?

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Did you have fun on Halloween night? I went to several of the church fall fests and trunk or treat events. It was fun and everyone seemed to be having a good time. As the “Letter to the Editor” says on this page, I want to thank the Beebe Police for being out in the [...]

Beebe Police Net Almost $30K in Drug Arrest

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Patrol Lieutenant Brian Duke reported the arrest of two individuals on a felony marijuana charge.  Officer Bryon Hightower was on patrol traveling south on Highway 31 inside the city limits when a north bound vehicle approached him with bright lights on.  Officer Hightower flashed his headlights for the oncoming motorist to dim their headlights [...]