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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!!!!



Badgers Baseball Season Begins

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

BY C. MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Writer
The Badgers baseball season began February 28th in Cabot. Coach Crafton said, “ In the Cabot  game we played good for 5 innings, then we made and error and gave them 8 outs in one inning. We tied the game up at 6 in the bottom of the 6th  and [...]



Local Resident to Spend Semester in Chile

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

SEARCY, Ark. — Beginning in March, local resident Carter Lowe of Mc Rae (72102) is spending a 3-month semester living in Chile while studying at Harding University in Latin America (HULA).
As part of the HULA curriculum, Lowe, a sophomore nursing major, is living on the program campus in Viña del Mar, a seaside resort located [...]



Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair March 16th

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

The Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair (NEARSF) will be held Friday, March 16, beginning at 8 a.m. in Arkansas State University’s Centennial Hall, on the third floor of the Carl R. Reng Student Union, 101 N. Caraway Road, Jonesboro.
Individual students and teams (Grades 6-12) will receive recognition for outstanding science fair projects in various categories [...]



ASU-Beebe Student Brooke Clark Places First In State Competition

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

Brooke Clark, a freshmen agricultural education major attending Arkansas State University-Beebe, recently finished first place in the 2012 Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet conducted in Little Rock, Arkansas. Brooke, a native of Beebe, Arkansas, was representing Arkansas State University-Beebe after winning the local discussion meet conducted by the Arkansas State University-Beebe Agriculture Department. Brooke competed [...]