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Beebe PD Officer Lee Graduates Basic Police Training Course

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Justin Lee, of the Beebe Police Department, was one of 45 officers who successfully completed Basic Police Training Course 2012-A at the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas, Arkansas.
Graduation ceremonies were conducted Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Randolph County Development Center on the campus of Black [...]



Council Sends P & Z Issue Back for Clarification; Approves Mobile Home Ordinance

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council spent much of their time Monday night during the regular monthly meeting discussing a Planning and Zoning issue which was included in the regular Planning and Zoning recommendations.  Normally the council will look at the recommendations and approve all of them with one motion. Occasionally an item will [...]



Mattie Ballentine Accepted to UAMS College of Pharmacy

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is pleased to announce that Mattie Ballentine has been accepted into the UAMS College of Pharmacy for the Fall 2012 entering class! Mattie graduated one year early from Beebe High School with the Class of 2010. She has attended Univ. of Central Ark.  in Conway for the past [...]



ASU Jonesboro SBTDC to Host Workshop

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

An upcoming workshop hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University is designed to help small technology-based companies compete successfully for federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) dollars.
The workshop will be held Thursday, April 19, at the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development, [...]



Ayusa Seeks Families in Beebe to Host High School Foreign Exchange Students

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Ayusa, a non-profit promoting global learning and leadership through foreign exchange, study abroad and leadership programs for high school students, is seeking host families in Beebe who are interested in hosting an outstanding high school student from another country. Foreign exchange students from Japan, Switzerland, Czech Republic, and Italy will be arriving in Beebe this [...]



Wildflower Weekend at Petit Jean State Park

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

By Rachel Engebrecht, Interpreter, CHI
Petit Jean State Park
The public is invited to spend a weekend enjoying the wildflowers of spring at Petit Jean State Park.  Activities will begin at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 13 with “Wild About Flowers”, a presentation by Petit Jean Mountain resident and flower gardener, Fern Bess.  Other planned activities include [...]



Beebe Blue Rock Blasters take Second Place at Cleburne County Shoot!

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

By Bob Copeland
As the shooting season progresses, the competition gets more fierce. The teams become more focused and the scores keep climbing. Members of the Beebe Blasters had the lead until the last team finished their two rounds. At that point the Batesville Pioneers had finished ahead of Beebe by 14 birds and clinched first [...]



State 4-H Record Book Winner and Governor’s Award Finalist

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Each year, the White County 4-H program has several 4-H members turn in their project record books to be judged based on what they have accomplished in the past year within their 4-H project work.  This year 55 4-H members turned in their record books.  Once they were submitted at the county level, they then [...]



Beebe School Board Recognizes Students Going to State Math Competition

Apr 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

By Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe  School Board Monday night recognized seven math students qualified to compete in the state ACTM math competition. The students are: Colton Hunter, Garrett Gardenhire, Zane Taillon, Alex Warner, Annlee Glass, Carra Pacheco and Lucas Ratz.
Jack Truemper, of Stephens, Inc., a financial advisor updated the board on a recent bond refunding. [...]



Lady Badgers Go Extra Innings For Win

Apr 12th, 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 the [...]