Bob Tasler, land owner and developer, stands on the site of the future second Dollar General store in Beebe which will be constructed at 199 Hwy. 64 West, just to the north of the Terrace Meadows subdivsion. Tasler said the construction of the 10,000 sq. ft. store will begin immediately by Ware Properties, LLC. The [...]
Archive for January 2012
By Wendi McAfee
Beebe Public Schools Middle School held a Geography Bee in the Middle School library. The event was coordinated and facilitated by teacher Lydia Brumfield with Principal Rhonda Smith as event moderator. Middle School social studies teachers represented as score keepers and time keepers, assisted with decorations, and assembled participants’ gift bags. Each [...]
Oh, what fun it is to be an editor/publisher (as witnessed by the letter and response below). Yes, I did choose this profession but I can tell you like anyone who works with the public on a regular basis - it can get to you some days. And, as I get older and other aging [...]
Lucille Faye Guntharp, 78 of Beebe, born March 24, 1933 in Black Rock, AR passed away January 16, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Guntharp. Lucille is survived by five daughters, Linda Hines, Becky Blanchard, Barbara Verkler, Paula Shaffer and Gail Johnson; and one son, Robert Guntharp; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; [...]
Ophelia Frances “Cook” Johnson, age 91, of Jonesboro passed away January 15, 2012.
She was born August 23, 1920. Survivors include four sons, Eddie, Michael, Jack all of Jonesboro and Troy of McRae; a daughter, Frances of Jonesboro and lots of grandchildren. Services January 18th at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Burial at Herndon Cemetery.
Mattie Emma Martin Busick, age 96, of Beebe died Friday January 13, 2012.
Mattie is survived by a daughter, Bobbye; a son, Charles; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 71 years; Claude Busick. Family received friends January 16th at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral Services followed. Burial [...]
Bobby Joe “Ducky” Jackson, age 76, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Saturday, January 14, 2012.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with cremation to follow.
200 years ago, a series of major earthquakes struck the Mississippi River Valley along the New Madrid Seismic Zone. Recent events remind us that damaging earthquakes can happen at any time. With more than 40 million people living and working in the region today, a major earthquake would cause widespread damage and disruption.
What we do [...]
Sunshine pours in through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the chemotherapy suite at the Cancer Center of Excellence. Those rays, combined with the radiant heat coming up from the floor create a comfortable, serene room for several patients to simultaneously receive chemo treatments.
Thanks to the generous donation from the White County Medical Center Auxiliary and other [...]
The El Paso Extension Homemakers Club met Monday, January 9th at the El Paso First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with 14 members and one guest present. The group responded to roll call by telling about their favorite lotions and also reporting a total of 144 volunteer hours. The inspirational thought was given by Joyce Oakley [...]