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Chamber Banquet Tickets on Sale Now

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

The annual banquet of Beebe Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for May 24 in the ASU-Beebe Student Center. Tickets are now on sale at Regions Bank, First Security, Centennial (both Dewitt Henry and Hwy 64 locations), Simmons First, and BCC Freight Haulers, as well as the Chamber office.
Steve “Wildman” Wilson of Arkansas Game and Fish [...]



What’s Left?

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

Here are some quotes I’ve received from Brook Noel’s emails and I’ve been saving to share with you:
Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”
~Emory Austin
“Facts do not cease to exist just because they are ignored.”
~Aldous Huxley
“If you had a friend who talked to you like you sometimes talk to yourself, [...]



Council Holds Special Session, Approves Ord. to Rid City of Non-Operating Vehicles

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

By Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council met in special session Thursday night, March 22, to look at several issues.
The council approved Ord. 2012-09 which amends  Ord. 90-07, which prohibits the maintenance and storage of non-operating vehicles within the City of Beebe - with certain exceptions. (See Ord. on Pg. 6 for all details).
The council [...]



“Hoof it” for Heifer International

Mar 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Looking for a great way explore the great outdoors while supporting a worthy cause?  Sign up for the 1st annual “Hoof it for Heifer” 20K trail run happening April 14th at Petit Jean State Park benefiting Heifer International.  The entry fee is $45 before April 1st and $55 after and the [...]



 Reservations Being Taken for “Little Shop of Horrors”

Mar 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Cabot Community Theatre is now taking reservations for its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors”. Performances are set for April 12th, 13th, 20th and 21st.
“Little Shop of Horrors”, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, follows Seymour Krelborn, a down-and-out florist assistant who becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant. He [...]



ASU Begins Preparation for Sorority House Construction

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

In an effort to continue the forward progress of Arkansas State University, preparation and construction of new Greek sorority housing is imminent on the campus. Dr. Dan Howard, interim chancellor, announced Wednesday that site preparation and construction willcommence in April. Completion date is July 2013 with sorority students expected to occupy the homes in the [...]



First Electric Youth Tour Scholarship Application Deadline April 2nd

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

Jacksonville, Ark., March 26, 2012 – April 2 is the deadline to turn in applications for First Electric Cooperative’s scholarship program or the 2012 Rural Electric Youth Tour.
High school seniors whose parents or guardians are First Electric members may apply for one of five $2,000 scholarships that the cooperative awards each year. To be eligible [...]



White County 4-H Contest Winners

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

Since January, White County 4-H county-wide contests have been underway.  The annual bake-off competition was held in January at Harding University with some great homemade cornbread, sugar cookie, and biscuit recipes!     Haley Workman from the Westside Clovers 4-H club and Lori Barker from the Mt. Pleasant 4-H club were the winners in the [...]



FSB Donates to East Lab

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

Clay Goff, First  Security Bank president,  presents a $150 check to the Beebe East Lab students , and  instructor Brian Davis in helping fund projects they work on through the year.



ASU - Beebe TRIO Representatives Meet with U.S. Senator Mark Pryor

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

Arkansas State University - Beebe TRiO staff,  along with other TRiO representatives from around the state, are pictured above with U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (standing, second from right). The group traveled to Washington, D.C. and met with members of the U.S. Congress to bring awareness of the TRiO program’s benefits and needs for additional [...]