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Train Derails in Garner Saturday

Mar 28th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Two Union Pacific locomotives - one on each set of tracks - to derail along with 25 cars just south of Garner near Doyle Road around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon, March 23rd. An engineer in one of the locomotives was injured but has been released from the hospital. The tracks were blocked for about [...]

Lelia Mildred Simpson

Mar 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lelia Mildred Simpson, age 96, of Beebe, Arkansas passed away March 21, 2013, at White County Hospital.  She was a devout Christian, a loving wife, and devoted mother and grandmother.  She was born at Vilonia,  Arkansas on October 16, 1916, to the late Lewis Clements and Wincie (Kirby) Clements.  She attended Vilonia Schools where she [...]

Clarence Pruitt

Mar 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Clarence Pruitt, 84, of Beebe, Arkansas, departed this life Friday, March 22, 2013.  He was a retired dairy farmer, a Baptist and a member of Central Arkansas Horse Show Association for forty-five years.
He is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Susie Pruitt; two daughters, Tammy Gardner and Debbie Huckaby (Jerome), all of Beebe; [...]

What’s Left?

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

You know how when you get on the internet, they have different things of interest for you to click on?  Well, today (Tues.) they had this list of things to keep away from your dogs and cats. I thought it was a good thing to pass along - so here it is.
Don’t let your dogs [...]

Harold D. Randolph

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Central City, KY -Harold D. Randolph, 80, of Central City, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Mr. Randolph was born September 26, 1932 in Muhlenberg County. He was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He loved to fish, outdoor activities, [...]

Carl Warren Williams

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carl Warren Williams, Sr, of Beebe died March 14, 2013. He was born March 4, 1929 in Jefferson City, Missouri to Howard Coleman and Marian Benning Williams. Carl graduated from Little Rock High School in 1947. He attended Arkansas Tech and graduated from the University of Texas in 1951. He served two years in the [...]

Cleo Wolfe

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Cleo Wolfe, age 81, of Beebe, left this world to be with the Lord on Friday, March 15, 2013.
He was born February 12, 1932 in Beedeville, Arkansas.  His parents were Henry and Grace Wolfe of Beedeville, Arkansas.
He and his family moved to Beebe in 1970.  He was the owner of the Mobil gas station and [...]

Bills of Entergy Arkansas’ Typical Residential Customer to Decrease by 4.75%

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Just in time for a hot dog at Dickey-Stephens Park, Entergy Arkansas, Inc. residential customers will feel a few extra bucks in their pockets, thanks to Entergy Arkansas residential rates decreasing by nearly 5 percent April 1.
As a regulated utility, Entergy Arkansas files a “fuel and purchased power cost” adjustment, or [...]

Beebe Native Cody Belew and Finalist on “The Voice” Gave Benefit Concert for Project Graduation Saturday Night

Mar 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Beebe’s own, Cody Belew, gave a benefit concert for Project Graduation Saturday night, March 16th at Beebe Auditorium. Belew, a 10-yr. alumnus of Beebe High School, began his concert by singing the Badger Alma Mater from behind the curtain. When the curtain opened, he started singing “Crazy in [...]

What’s Left?

Mar 14th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

OK- one week is not long enough to have adjusted to Daylight Saving time. I’m still late - going to sleep and getting up. Anyway, thinking about actually using an alarm clock. Usually my cats, dogs, or daylight wake me up. We’ll see.
You know, I was thinking this week how it seems as you get [...]