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December Events at Beebe Middle School

Dec 27th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

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Beebe Jr. High FBLA Officers display presents purchased by the Beebe Jr. High FBLA f

Dec 27th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

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What’s Left?

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

We are on the home stretch to Christmas….can you believe it?  Pretty soon we’ll be changing our calendars to 2013. This year has past like it’s been a month. There are good things to that and bad.  As a news person, I think about the top stories of the past year but none that I [...]



C.A.T.S. Teams Were Hot on a Cold Day!

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY BOB COPELAND
As I pulled into Batesville Shooting Sports Complex,  I saw the flag standing straight out as a strong northwest wind blew. I looked at the outside temperature on my car’s instrument panel that read 38 degrees and I knew it would be a very tough day of competition for the C.A.T.S. trap team.
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5 Super Powers Available to Teens

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Heroic Abilities Aren’t Exclusive to Comics, Novelist Says
Cynical adults may sneer when they say, “Youth is wasted on the young.” But young world-traveler Ryan Pearson sees a more positive message in George Bernard Shaw’s often repeated quote.
“I see it as meaning that youth is an opportunity to seize direction, enlightenment, significance and to expand one’s [...]



Auditions Set for Spring 2013 Theater Presentations

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Auditions for the Arkansas State University-Beebe 2013 spring theater productions will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 and Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Owen Center Theater on the Beebe campus.
The spring theater productions will include Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry. Directed by Don J. Eller, the event will be performed Feb. [...]



Beebe Elementary Kindness and Compassion Club

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

The Beebe Elementary Kindness and Compassion Club (KC Club) consists of ten students in the fourth grade.  The purpose of the club is to form a student leadership and peer-mediation council that can help students who are struggling.  The club members set the example for acts of kindness and compassion throughout our school.
The members meet [...]



ASU-Beebe:  Student Art Show and Exhibit Winners

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Students from the digital arts classes at Arkansas State University-Beebe received awards following the recent art show and exhibit.
The Student Show A was judged by Jasmine Greer, an art instructor at the University of Central Arkansas, based on overall presentation. The show displayed works of art from Graphic Design I, Introduction to Photography, and Introduction [...]



Petit Jean State Park to start off the New Year with First Day Hikes

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Petit Jean State Park will sponsor free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states.  America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike [...]



Helping Your Child After a Tragedy

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

By Dr. Tammy Alexander
Special to The Beebe News
Attempting to understand and move forward following an incomprehensible tragedy, such as the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is a challenge for both adults and children. A parent’s reaction and communication with children can make a significant difference in the child’s adjustment following such disasters. The following [...]