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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 [...]

First Security Bank Donates Cookbook Proceeds to Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 23, 2012) — First Security Bancorp Chairman/CEO Reynie Rutledge presented Arkansas Foodbank with a $25,000 check Thursday — the proceeds from more than 5,000 cookbooks sold during the holidays.
The “What’s Cookin’ at First Security” cookbook featured more than 1,900 recipes contributed by employees and customers. The idea originated with employees as [...]

Beebe Junior High January Students-of-the-Month

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

The faculty at Beebe Junior High has chosen Hannah Crafton as the January Student of the Month.  Hannah is a 7th grader and is the daughter of Mark and Tiffany Crafton. She has two brothers, Hayden and Ethan. She is the granddaughter of Dale and Jo Anna Calhoon and Kenneth and Mary Beth Crafton all [...]

Superior Mat and Towel to Rebuild After Fire Last Week

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Superior Mat & Towel, located on Main Street in Beebe suffered a terrible fire last week which destroyed one of their two side-by-side buildings. The building that burned contained equipment and some towels but all the mats were in the other building, according to owner Keevin Luck. Luck and his wife, Susan, are owners of [...]

December 2011 Permits and Inspections

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Building Permits
12/1/2011 - Creekstone - 612 Macy Lane, house, $110,000, fee $195.10
12/1/2011 Mark Fulmer, 109 Colorado, garage, $15,000, fee $64.00
12/1/2011 - Rausch Coleman, 207 Terrace, house, $83,208., fee $167.20.
12/2/2011 - Rausch Coleman, 200 Wildflower, house, $104,232. , fee $146.40.
12/6/2011- Saundra Ward, 513 S. Cypress, storage, $2,000., fee $25.60
12/28/2011 - David Pruitt, shop, $19,000, fee $80.
12/28/2011 [...]

February HIPPY Meeting

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

The HIPPY program held its monthly meeting, Monday, February 13th at the First United Methodist Church of Beebe. The Topics of the meeting were Container Gardening and Nutrition. The children were given facts about each topic, they were introduced to two new vocabulary words,” embryo and germinate”. Later they were asked it they remembered their new [...]

AFJROTC Travels to Tennessee

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

By: C/1Lt Caleb Gentry
Recently, Beebe High School’s AFJROTC traveled to Jackson, Tennessee to compete in a drill competition. Senior C/Maj Josh Cross lead the teams four days a week in rigorous practices. They competed in many different divisions. Under the command of Junior C/1Lt Tanner Matone, the armed regulation team used their long practices and [...]

FSB Teaches Beebe Elementary Students About Savings

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

It is not often that nine- and ten-year-old students take economic responsibility for themselves; however, that is just what the fourth graders at Beebe Elementary School are doing!      On Friday, February, 3, the students began a savings plan to fund a trip to the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock.
In order to save [...]