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. [...]
Archive for February 2012
Do-Goodism in Judah
The do-gooders were very much in evidence in those days, and, like today, they were all frustrated. We hear a familiar strain from these do-gooders of Judah, for they said in effect, “Let’s abolish our cavalry.” And when they abolished the Jewish cavalry, the Rabshakeh of Assyria stood up in front of the [...]
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 [...]
Alcohol Anonymous- Meets 1st Presbyterian Church, each Monday 8 p.m.
Alzheimer’s (Foothills) Support Group-Meets 3rd Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Shepherd’s Center (Beebe). For more information call Sandra Garrett (501) 940-4021.
American Legion, Garner Brothers Post #91 in Beebe holds its regular monthly meeting on the fourth Thursday of every month at the [...]
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 [...]
I said good-bye to an old friend this month, one of the last wooden bridges left in White county.
Long wooden planks built years and years ago are now replaced with iron trusses and concrete….
And they call this progress.
How many times I have crossed this bridge only to see young boys sitting on the side, casting [...]
The El Paso Extension Homemakers met on Feb. 20th for their February meeting followed by a workshop to make teaching dolls for Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Twelve members and one guest answered roll call by telling what games they like to play. The inspirational thought and prayer was given by Wilma Venable taken from the 13th Chapter [...]
From Senator Jonathan Dismang
February 24, 2012
LITTLE ROCK – Legislative leaders and the governor’s office made progress toward a balanced budget agreement.
By the end of the second week of the fiscal session, opposing sides were no longer disputing a difference of how to spend $21 million within an overall budget of $4.7 billion. They had narrowed [...]
Cross Reach has scheduled its next food give away for Saturday, March 3, 2012 starting at 11:00 am to the citizens of Beebe and surrounding areas regardless of income, gender, race, creed, or religion.
In addition to the food that we give away, you may also apply for a bag of USDA food. To qualify for [...]
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 [...]