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Council Approves Resolution Restricting Fireworks in Certain Areas Around New Years

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council Monday night approved Resolution 2012-14 which restricts the shooting of fireworks in certain areas in Beebe during the New Year’s holiday - Dec. 30 through Jan. 1st. The areas which are restricted are: all areas of the City of Beebe beginning at Hwy. 67/167 and continuing South, and [...]



Old State House Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Open House this Sunday

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

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Harding University Nursing Professor Re-Appointed to State Board

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

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Bobby Jack Pearl

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bobby Jack Pearl, 77, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012.  Bobby was a talented steel guitar musician and had played all over the United States with many well-known artists.  He was a member of the Steel Guitar Association.  Bobby is survived by three daughters, Sissy Pearl Tucker of Beebe, Sandy Pearl (Adrian Hensley) [...]



Fred’s Donates to Beebe Police and Fire Departments

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Ashley Smith, (center) manager of the Beebe Fred’s store presented checks for $396.98 each to Beebe Fire Asst. Chief Rick Jackson (left) and Lt. Brian Duke of the Beebe Police Department Tuesday, Nov. 27th. The money will be used in the police department for their drug buy fund to help get drugs off the streets [...]



Beebe Police Make Three Arrests in Alleged Attempted Forgery

Nov 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew reported the arrest of two suspects from North Little Rock and one from Little Rock for attempting to cash fraudulent business checks at a local food store.
The Chief said that the police department received a call from employee’s at Knight’s Super Foods on DeWitt Henry Drive concerning three individuals attempting [...]



Immediately Tagging Deer is a Must for Arkansas Hunters

Nov 21st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

LITTLE ROCK – It is easy to remember the rule for putting a tag on that deer you kill.
Do it immediately.
You must tag your deer before you move it, before you get with your hunting buddy and ask him to help you get the deer back to the vehicle. You tag the deer before you [...]



Council Budgets 3% Pay Raise for Employees in 2013; Takes No Stand on Request to Recommend Beer/Wine Permit at Restaurant Contemplating Coming to Beebe

Nov 21st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
The Beebe City Council met in special session Monday night, Nov. 15 to discuss several matters.
Mayor Mike Robertson told the council that he had been asked to give a letter of recommendation from he and the council for a beer and wine permit application for a proposed new pizza restaurant. The request [...]



What’s Left?

Nov 21st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This is our “short” week as we are publishing a day early due to Thanksgiving. We wanted to do that so that people would get their newspaper in the mail on Wed. morning and on the streets Tuesday afternoon.
I hope you are all planning a family-filled Thanksgiving!  I think - even if you’re not a [...]



Nancy J. Long

Nov 21st, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Nancy J. Long, 69, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born October 28, 1943 and went to be with our Heavenly Father November 14, 2012.  Nancy is survived by her mother, Irene McReynolds; four sisters, Judy Long, JoAnn Sheridan, Janice Stone and Brenda Hartsell “Barnes”; one daughter, Anita (Mike) Weeks; two sons, John (Georgette) Long and Donald [...]