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There’s a Rumble in the Treetops at the Dixie Stampede

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

By Lisa Ahne
Feature Writer
The Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO opened its 18th season this year with a new event. The Rumble in the Treetops lumberjack competition. The four event relay race gives the teams from the North and the

Bushwhackers and Scallywags – Civil War on the Sylamore

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

In the 1850’s the Ozarks were a land full of promise for many families who moved here to homestead and raise their families. Politics and conflict were far from their minds as they cut timber to build houses and fences. When word of the troubles in the outside world reached them, many of them just [...]

Joann Sheffield

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Joann Sheffield, age 75, died May 18, 2012. She is survived by her husband Ernest Sheffield, children Charles Richard Sheffield of Cabot, Rhonda Lynne Clark of Judsonia, and Gary Edward Sheffield of Beebe, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, sisters Wilma Underwood of Jacksonville and Clara Hester of Tyler, Texas. Proceeding in death is a son [...]

Travis Turner Neal, Jr.

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Travis Turner Neal, Jr, age 57 of Little Rock passed away May 18, 2012. He was born May, 3, 1955. He graduated from Beebe High School in 1972. He is survived by his son, Marshall Neal and mother, Emma Lou Neal. Funeral services May 22, 2012. Interment at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

William “Bill” Calvin Quisenberry

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

William “Bill” Calvin Quisenberry, 64, of Beebe, born May 11, 1947, went to be with the Lord on May 18, 2012. Bill is survived by four step-daughters, all of Conway; one grandson, Ty Huffman of Beebe; four brothers; and two sisters. Services pending.

William Harry “Bud” Osborn

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

William Harry “Bud” Osborn, 83, of Searcy, Arkansas, departed this life Sunday, May 20, 2012 to meet his beloved Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be in Grissard Cemetery, El Paso, Arkansas.

What’s Left?

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well, the BHS Class of 2012 had a wonderful night for graduation Friday. The weather was perfect - not too hot - not too cool and no wind. It was perfect.
As I was sitting there, taking the occasional picture of the graduation ceremony, I thought about our school district and our school campus. I bet, [...]

Narcotics Arrest

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum reported that Dewayne C. Lockhart, Jr., 27, of  Kell Drive, Beebe was arrested at approximately 1:15 p.m. on May 22nd, 2012 on two felony and one misdemeanor narcotics violations.
Bench warrants had been issued by the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Chris Raff, charging Lockhart with two felony counts of [...]

Beebe High School Class of 2012 Graduates!

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The Beebe High School Class of 2012 held their graduation ceremony Friday night, May 18th, 2012 at A.S. “Bro” Erwin Stadium. The weather was perfect and graduation  went off without a hitch. Valedictorian Lucas Ratz, and co-Salutatorians Robert Tyler Love and Felish Thomas gave speeches along with other honor graduates.  More photos on Page 10. [...]

Local Primary Election Results

May 24th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Contested Races
White County Judge:
Michael Lincoln - 3,123
Bill Haynie - 2,552
*White County Clerk
Cheryl Evans -2,290
Brittney Sellers-Hawkins-1,947
Randall Young -1,161
District Judge, Div. 2
Mark Derrick - 4,325
Heath Ramsey -2,863
*Court of Appeals, Dist. 1, Pos. 2
Richard Lusby-13,417 (29%)
Jeanette Robertson-14,754 (32%)
Phillip Whiteaker -  17,342 (38%)
* Union Township Constable
Will Mendenhall-212
William Sims -204
Stanley C. Renneker -134
* Run-Off election June 12th