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Tommy Reeves

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

Tommy Reeves, 52, of McRae, Arkansas, died April 17, 2012. He is survived by two sons, Travis of Ward and Tyler of Bald Knob; his parents, Tom and Ruth Reeves of McRae; and his sister, Angela Head of Beebe. Funeral April 21, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Concord Cemetery.



Patricia Bell Savage

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

Patricia Bell Savage 61, of El Paso AR, passed from this life on Monday, April 16th, 2012. She is survived by her husband Ronny Savage, two daughters, one sister, and four grandchildren. Family will hold a memorial service at a later date.



Aldah Mae Hogue

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

Aldah Mae Hogue, 82 of Beebe passed away Wednesday, April 18th, 2012. She was born April 23rd, 1929.  Survivors include her husband of 62 years, James Allen Hogue; daughter, Carolyn; two sons, Gary and Phillip Hogue of Beebe, Arkansas.  Funeral Services are Saturday April 28th, 2012 in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home.



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 [...]