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What’s Left?

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

One bad thing about writing a weekly column is that you can think of what you want to write about - then you start pondering it and you think, “Have I already written about this?”  But I figure, if I can’t remember - maybe you can’t either.
All this to talk about my daily dog show. [...]


Mar 22nd, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

  There were no injuries when this delivery truck cut the corner at ASU-Blvd. and W. Mississippi Street next to Simmons First Bank Tuesday morning. The truck moved over to allow a car to pass, according to driver Jack Pittenger of Sanders Supply in No. Little Rock. Area business owners say that this is not [...]

Badger Elementary School Holds Canned Food Drive

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

Badger Elementary School recently received a canned food donation from Bill Handley and clients of Edward Jones in Beebe.  The school currently assists students with a backpack program sponsored through the Rice Depot. Depending on need, these students take food home on either a weekly or daily basis.  With the downturn of the economy, the [...]

Geography is Everywhere by Elise Schlosser

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

Animal Geography & Controversy
I have said I will discuss animal geography quite often as it is one of my favorite sub-disciplines of geography.  As a quick reminder, animal geography is anything that involves the human – animal relationship and its effect in a given environment, a cultural landscape.  In other words; how animals and people [...]

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

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

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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
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, [...]