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Local Father and Son Continue Winning Streak

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

  Harper’s Pure County Taxidermy owner Rodney Harper and son Jared attended the 2012 Mississippi Taxidermy Associations Annual Convention and Competition on April 12-14 at Morton Mississippi. This years show had 105 displays and Taxidermist from four different states. Jared Harper, 8th grader at Beebe Junior High, won best Amateur and Best of Category with [...]

Beebe Police Reports: February 2012

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Last week we ran several of the police incident reports from February. This week will continue and run the remainder of February incident reports.
2-9-12 - 800 block of W. College, theft of property & cash, Approx. $2500 value, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
2-4-12- 100 block of W. Georgia, 11:37 a.m. copper pipes taken from [...]

Beebe Police Department Recent Arrests and Pleas

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported the following felony arrests and pleas.
On April 12th, 2012, Officer Steve Hall stopped a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Satterfield, 49, of Beebe for an equipment violation on Dewitt Henry Drive.  The front seat passenger was identified as David A. Ballard, 24, of Ward.  Lt. Brian Duke responded and backed [...]

Two Teens Assaulted, One Raped on Quiet City Street

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The assault happened on North Fir Street just across from a church at 8:00 p.m. in a populated area as two teen girls were out walking.
The Beebe Police are looking for two suspects, one white, one black, who allegedly assaulted two teens Thursday night, April 19th. The teen girls, ages 13 and [...]

ASU-Beebe:  Students Named to 2012 Edition of Who’s Who Among Students

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Several students from Arkansas State University-Beebe were named to the 2012 Edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.
The recipients, which include students who attend ASU-Beebe, ASU-Heber Springs, ASU-Searcy, and the Little Rock Air Force Base programs, were named to the following list, along with their hometown and major field of study.
J. Aaron [...]

Quilt Lecture May 7th

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Debbie Maddy Lecture, “No Diamonds/no Y Seams Old Quilts new Methods” will be held on Monday May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, Family Life Center on Benton Street in Searcy. Admission will be $5.
Debbie learned to quilt in 1982 and it quickly became her favorite hobby. In 1993 she [...]

ASU Jonesboro to offer QuickBooks Seminar

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

A four-night, hands-on “Introduction to QuickBooks” workshop is being offered by Arkansas State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Tuesday and Thursday, May 1 and May 3, then Tuesday and Thursday, May 8 and May 10. Each session is from 6-9 p.m. at the ASU Technical Center, 5504 KruegerDrive.
Instructors will be Linda Harvey, [...]

“The Fantasticks” Open April 28th at ASU

Apr 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

“The Fantasticks,” by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, is certainly a classic. It is, arguably, the most produced musical in history. The appeal is universal and well established. But, with such popularity, comes the danger of mediocrity. Most productions of this show will seem very familiar and formulaic… producing expected characterizations, designs and interpretations. “The [...]

Badgers Split Double Header With Nettleton

Apr 25th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

Jonesboro – The Badgers traveled to Jonesboro, to battle with Nettleton in a double header, Monday April 16th in a pivotal 5A East match-up.
In the first game, Brandon Stane started out on the mound and looked shaky, walking the first two Nettleton batters he faced. But, [...]

Lady Badgers Go Extra Innings For Win

Apr 25th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

Photos & Text
By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Writer
The Lady Badgers had to go two extra innings Monday April 9, but came out victorious against a stubborn Harding Academy team, 1-0. The Lady Badgers won on a fielder’s choice by Megan Davlin that scored Madelyn Poe in the bottom of the 9th inning. (Madelyn had started [...]