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Badgers Reach 20 Win Mark For 2nd Straight Year

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C. MICHAEL LONG Staff Sports Writer
For the second straight year the Badgers have inked their 20th regular season win, also sending them to the State Tournament once again. They achieved both goals by beating a feisty Paragould team (7-19 and 4-10 in conference) 61-43 Friday night at Badger Arena on Senior night. The win [...]

ASU-Heber Springs Hosts Speaker

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Arkansas State University-Heber Springs, a center of ASU-Beebe, recently hosted Human Resources professional Jim Robins to address Welding Department students regarding application, resume, and interview processes.  Students were encouraged to raise questions and pose scenarios related to their own job search activities throughout the presentation.  Drawing on 35-years of experience in the Human Resource Department [...]

Charles David Adkins, Sr.

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charles David Adkins, Sr., 69, Sherwood, died February 27, 2012.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Adkins; children, Charles Adkins, Jr. and Angelina Adkins; two grandchildren, and three siblings.
Baring Baptist Church will be receiving family/friends Friday, March 2, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Arrangements by Arkansas Funeral Care.

Lewis G. Clements, Jr.

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lewis G. Clements, Jr. passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012. He was born September 26, 1921 in Vilonia to the late Lewis G. Clements, Sr. and Wincie Kirby Clements. He is survived by his son, Charlie of Bigelow, his daughter, Valla “Sissy” Long of Conway, brother Billy of Amarillo, Texas, three sisters, Mary Gray of [...]

Jackie Matheny

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Jackie Matheny, 80, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born June 28, 1931, at Memphis, Tennessee, to James and Effie (Baskin) Lavelle, and she died Sunday, February 19, 2012. Jackie is survived by her husband, Jack Matheny; three sons, Gary, Michael and Jack; one daughter, Darlene. Graveside service Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Marie Caldwell Liles

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Marie Caldwell Liles, age 85, of Bunkie, was born July 25, 1926 and passed away on Feb. 24, 2012 in Bunkie, Louisiana.  She graduated from Beebe High School and became an executive secretary in Fort Worth, TX. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Brice Boley Caldwell and Doyle Liles and a son, Dale. [...]

What’s Left?

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This morning (Tues.) I went to the store and bought a Coke and a Red Bull. I felt that I had to have that extra caffeine to get me through this day. This is the first week of our new schedule which, in effect, means that we go to press on Tues. night - since [...]

Lady Badgers Lose Heartbreaker

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C. MICHAEL LONG Staff Sports Writer
The Lady Badgers came out with a tough man to man defense Friday night at Badger Arena and battled back from a nine point deficit in the final 2 quarters, only to fall short of Paragould (23-4, 14-0 in conference), 33-31. The ladies led 12-11 at halftime, but could [...]

WCMC Accepting Summer Nursing Activities Program (SNAP) Applications

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

White County Medical Center is now accepting applications for the Summer Nursing Activities Program (SNAP), which is open to students who are going into the 8th and 9th grades in the Fall of 2012.
SNAP is a special summer enrichment program designed for students who are interested in a career in nursing as a profession. The [...]

Council Examines Walmart Site Plan; Hears ‘State of City’ Address

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

By Lee “Cat” McLane
The Beebe City Council met Thursday night, Feb. 23rd for the regular monthly meeting.  The city council approved the condemnation of a house at 901 N. Main Street.
The council approved the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission to approve Jason Scheel for another 4-year term as chairman and approved the composition [...]