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Paul E. Hawkins

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

Paul E. Hawkins, 71, of Beebe, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 13, 2012. Visitation was 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2012 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Monday at Westbrook Funeral Home with burial in Welcome Home Cemetery.

Pat White

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

Pat White, 72, of Beebe, passed away April 13, 2012. Pat was preceded in death by her husband, C.B. White. She is survived by her children, Charlie White of Beebe and Pam Perry of Judsonia. Funeral Services were April 16 at Westbrook Funeral Home, Interment at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens

Divine Good vs. Human Good by R.B. Thieme, Jr. (April 1, 1918 - August 16, 2009)

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

A catalog of available tapes and publications will be provided upon request by contacting R.B. Thieme, Jr., Bible Ministries, 5139 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77056
Before you begin your Bible study, be sure that, as a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, you have named your known sins privately to God (1 John 1:9). You will [...]

What’s Left?

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

Last Friday I got to go see my nephew graduate from the Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocohantas. He was one of 45 men and women graduating from the 13-week course which was held at the Black River Technical College. As I sat there watching all the graduates get their diplomas, I was so proud, [...]

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

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 [...]