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Badgers Travel to Vilonia For Double Header

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

Staff Sports Photojournalist
VILONIA – The Badgers boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Vilonia Tuesday night,  December the 11th  for a double header with the Vilonia Eagles basketball teams.
In the opening girls’ game, the Lady Badgers jumped out to a quick 10-7 lead after the 1st quarter, but lost momentum in the [...]

Badgers Play In Riverview Classic

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

Staff Sports Photojournalist
SEARCY  - The Badgers played in The Riverview Classic Friday and Saturday,  December 14th and 15th,  against Star City and Heber Springs – but came up short in both contests.
Friday night against Star City, the Badgers jumped out to an 8 – 1 lead, but started settling for parameter shots instead [...]

Lady Badgers Trounce JA Fair in Home Opener

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

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Staff Sports Photojournalist
After nine straight road games to open the season, the Lady Badgers returned home Friday night, December 14th to face Little Rock JA Fair and easily won the contest, 60-12.
After jumping out to a 21-1, 1st quarter lead and leading 44-5 at the half – the Lady Badgers [...]

Tragedy at Sandy Hook, Conn., Brings Sadness to All

Dec 20th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe Schools Superintendent
The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut is one of the saddest events to take place in the three decades of my educational career and has literally shaken educators throughout the country, state and the local community. It is incomprehensible to those who care for children, how anyone could deliberately cause harm [...]

Wreaths Across America Ceremony is Dec. 14th at Beebe Schools

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

On Friday, December 14 the Wal-Mart Transportation Office in Searcy will provide two tractor-trailers to relay Memorial Wreaths to the Beebe School Campus in honor of the Wreaths Across America program and three local veterans who lost their lives while serving our country. The tractor-trailers will be escorted from Searcy and arrive at the Beebe [...]

In His Own Words, Cody Belew Talks to His Beebe Fans About His Recent Experience on NBC’s “The Voice”

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

You know him, you love him, you can’t get enough of him - yes, I’m talking about Beebe’s own, Cody Belew!
After the recent exit from NBC’s “The Voice,” Cody Belew has been experiencing a whirlwind of opportunities as his notoriety has soared since appearing on several episodes of “The Voice” and making [...]

Beebe Police and Firemen Will Be at Dollar General

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Saturday collecting toys for the Angel Tree Program. They will be at Dollar General on Dewitt Henry and Hwy. 64 W. from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy some free refreshments and see Santa!!!!

Two Arrested on Narcotics Charges

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Chief Wayne Ballew reported the arrest of two suspects for several felony narcotics charges.  On Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 at 3:31 p.m., an employee of a business on DeWitt Henry Drive called the police department to report that a white male subject had attempted to purchase goods with a personal check and driver’s license not [...]

Dolores Mizell Oxner

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dolores Mizell Oxner, 82, of Cabot formerly of Marianna, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2012. She was born in West Helena, Arkansas, on March 28, 1930 to the late Conard C. Mizell and Frieda Irene (Miller) Motsch.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marianna and a [...]

Glinden H. Belew

Dec 13th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Glinden H. Belew, 86, of Conway, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012.  He was a WWII Army veteran who saw service in the European Theater.  He was a retired millwright and carpenter, and was an avid fisherman.  He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Glen is survived by his wife, Dorothy Short Belew of Conway; [...]