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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 [...]

Between the Lines - for Sunshine Week by Brenda Blagg

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the people’s right to know, serves each year as a reminder of how well we are served in this state by the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Originally passed in 1967, the Arkansas law stands as one of the best “sunshine” laws in the country. It guarantees any citizen of [...]

Auction Nets Over $1,000 for Leukemia Survivor

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Ricardo Delacruz accepts a check and cash from Deborah Thompson who auctioned many of her souvenirs from her travels in the Middle East  to help Delacruz with living expenses and medical bills as he and his family fight his battle with leukemia. An anonymous person bid $1,000 for the entire silent auction merchandise at First [...]

Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet

Mar 15th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations from the general public for its annual awards to be held in May.
If you would like to submit a nomination for Beebe’s Citizen of the Year award, or the Lifetime Service award, then please submit a name along with a narrative as to why the nominee should [...]

Beebe Blue Rock Blasters take First Place!

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

By Bob Copeland
Fred Rogers, host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, always opened his show saying “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood”. And so after watching the rainy weather prior to Saturday, it really was a beautiful day for members of the Beebe Blue Rock Blasters trap team both weather wise and team wise.
Forty-eight 5 person [...]

6th/7th Sting Teams Take Second in Little Rock Tourney

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

Submitted by Heather Healy
The Arkansas Sting played in Little Rock this past weekend taking 2nd Place.
The team played with a combined team of 5th thru the 7th grade girls.  They played 5 games this weekend.  Losing only to an all 7th Grade Lady Rebels team from Little Rock.  The Arkansas Sting is an organization that [...]

7th Grade Basketball Team Goes 18-0 This Season!

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

Pictured on front Row from left: Katie Lercher, Taylor Harris, Becca Fico, Nikita Howell, Alli Lane, Allie Hodum, Hannah Crafton, Erin McNully  Back Row from left: Tawny Chapman, Hannah McGhee, Shea Holland, Kierstyn Miller, Caelyn Longing, Haley Dinapoli, Delaney Daniel, Jasea Caperton
Congratulations Little Lady Badgers!!!!