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What’s Left?

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

Can you believe that this school year is almost over?  This year has gone by so fast - to me.  And the weather???? I really thought when we had that unusually warm spell a few weeks ago that it would just go from there to the heat of a normal mid-summer. But, for all our [...]



Lady Badgers Defeat Southside

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Writer
The Lady Badger softball team squared off against a tough Southside team Thursday,  April 12 at Badger Softball Complex. The first 4 innings went scoreless between the two teams after both teams had a hard time getting any momentum going due to good pitching and fielding.
But that changed in the [...]



Beebe/Searcy Girls Invitational Softball Tournament Lady Badgers vs. Trumann

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Writer
The Lady Badgers competed in the first game of the tournament against a tough Trumann team in Beebe Saturday, April 14th at Gillam Fields.
Both teams went scoreless during the 1st inning with Trumann also going down 1-2-3 in the top of the 2nd inning. The Lady Badgers heated up in [...]



Lady Badgers Win Beebe/Searcy Softball Invitational

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

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By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Writer
The Lady Badgers faced off with Nettleton Saturday April 12, in the Championship game of the Beebe/Searcy Girls Invitational Softball Tournament at Gillam Fields in Beebe. After two tough wins over Trumann and Westside, the Lady Badgers were up for the test.
Stepping up on the mound for her [...]



Badgers Sweep Paragould in Double Header

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

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By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Writer
The Badger baseball team continued their winning ways Tuesday,  April 10th at Badger Field against a tough Paragould team. Game one started quick, with Paragould unable to produce much offense in the top of the 1st inning. Beebe’s Tran Kersey started what was to be an enjoyable afternoon [...]



Beebe Jr. High FBLA Largest in State

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

By Bill Ashmore
Beebe Jr. High FBLA is the largest FBLA-Middle Level Chapter in Arkansas for the 2nd year in a row. It is also the 2nd largest in the Nation once again, losing to the same school it lost to last year. It is hard to beat Watson B. Duncan Middle School from Florida due [...]



Harding University Undergraduate Team Places in Statewide Business Plan Competition

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

SEARCY, Ark. — The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration at Harding University competed in the 12th annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup, a statewide business plan competition for college students. One participating team from the University was named among the top three.
The DWRGC is an annual competition hosted by the Arkansas Economic Acceleration [...]



ASU-Beebe:  Changes on the Way for the GED Program

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

By Frances Hart, Public Information Coordinator
Arkansas is one of only a few states that offers the General Educational Development (GED®) test at no cost to the student, but that may soon change.
The program is under the authority of the Arkansas Department of Career Education and serves Arkansans who are 16 years or older, not enrolled [...]



Geography is Everywhere by Elise Schlosser

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Anthropomorphism; Animal & Cultural Geography
The suggestion of giving human emotions to animals; anthropomorphism, has remained a long standing, controversial subject, in many areas including the scientific, civilian, and academic communities.  However, it is a key factor in our attitudes and the positions held as individuals, societies, and cultures on topics ranging from research to farming [...]



Earth Day Festival Comes to Heifer International Campus April 21st

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK  – Our natural landscape in Arkansas does a lot for us; for one day this weekend, it’s time to return the favor. The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation will host the 2012 Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, on the campus of Heifer International headquarters in downtown Little Rock from 11 a.m. to [...]