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The Building of a Dynasty Three Lady Badgers Garner Post Season Awards

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

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BY  C. MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Writer
When Greg Richey left Greene County Tech last year to accept the Lady Badger’s basketball team head coaching job, he came here for one reason, to build a winner. It hasn’t taken him long. The Lady Badgers have jumped to the forefront of the 5A East this year [...]



Badgers Play in Jacksonville Tourney, March 3-8

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports



CACFP Making a Difference for Arkansas’ Children

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is making a big difference for children’s health and nutrition in Arkansas, helping family child care homes serve nutritious and healthy meals to children in their care.
CACFP, a federal nutrition program, promotes high-quality affordable child care by helping care providers to serve nutritious meals and snacks.  It [...]



AETN Contest Offers Families a Chance to explore Arkansas with Chuck Dovish

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Fans of the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) “Exploring Arkansas,” with host Chuck Dovish, now have the opportunity to win a family outing with Dovish that will be filmed for possible future use in the series.
A winning family (up to six family members) will be chosen at random to spend a [...]



Beebe Senior ROTC Members Perform Flag Retirement Ceremony

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

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By Charlotte
Paquette
Staff Writer
Have you ever wondered what happens to old flags when they become worn and tattered? When a flag is no longer fit for service it is given a dignified end it deserves.
On March 7, the Beebe High School Sr. ROTC members held a Flag Retirment Cermenony at Westbrook Funeral Home where [...]



Clotine Pennington

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Clotine Pennington, age 82, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Friday March 9, 2012.  She was a devoted Mother and Grandmother.  Clotine loved and enjoyed music.  After 52 years, she retired from First Security Bank. Clotine was a member of the Beebe First Baptist Church.
She is survived by three children; Rick Pennington and wife, Tannya of Lonoke, [...]



Eric Chase Goforth

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Eric Chase Goforth, 18, of Cabot died Friday, March 9, 2012. He was born June 23, 1993 in Searcy to DeAnna Thomason Goforth Haas and Brian Goforth. Eric was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of God. Eric was a senior at Cabot High School and had attended the Arkansas [...]



 Dewey Douglas Bevill

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dewey Douglas Bevill, 47, of Austin, Arkansas, was born January 6, 1965 and passed away March 8, 2012.
He is survived by his father, Homer W. Bevill of Floyd; his mother, JoAnn Cleveland of Austin; stepfather, R.E. Cleveland of Austin; three brothers, Richard Bevill,   David  Bevill, Tim Bevill of Beebe; two step-brothers, Jerry Cleveland,  James [...]



William Manuel Dunlap

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

William Manuel Dunlap, 63 of Searcy, passed away March 9, 2012. He was born October 29, 1948 in Lepanto, Arkansas to the late Eston and Mary Price Dunlap.
He is survived by the love of his life, Paula Folts Dunlap. Also surviving are three sons, Jack Dunlap of Searcy; Danuel Dunlap and wife Mica of Beebe; [...]



What’s Left?

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

My former English teacher, Wilma Beard, died this week. She was such an inspirational woman. She taught one of the first college classes I took at ASU-Beebe and was always so encouraging to her students. I believe, if you had to list the qualities that a college professor should have, she would have had all [...]