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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

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
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 [...]



Brenda Carol (Holland) Vincent

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

Brenda Carol (Holland) Vincent, 55, of Des Arc, Arkansas died Monday, March 11, 2013.  Visitation begins at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will be in Holland Cemetery.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Tina Marie Beavers Daniel

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

Tina Marie Beavers Daniel
BORN: January 15, 1956
DIED: March 3, 2013
LOCATION: Beebe, Arkansas
Tina Marie Beavers Daniel, age 57 of Beebe, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born Sunday, January 15, 1956 in Warren, Arkansas to Carl D. Beavers, Sr. and Johnnie Huie Beavers.
She was a member of the Church of Christ [...]



Vivian Pauline “Polly” Duke Brown

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

Vivian Pauline “Polly” Duke Brown
BORN: December 20, 1930
DIED: March 7, 2013
LOCATION: Beebe, AR.
Vivian Pauline “Polly” Duke Brown, 82, went to be with the Lord & her “Sweetie” Thursday March 7, 2013. She was born in Detroit, Michigan but lived most of her life in Beebe. Her parents were Terry F. Duke & Vivian Taylor Duke [...]



Cody Belew Concert is Saturday at Beebe Auditorium

Mar 14th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Cody Belew will perform March 16th at the Beebe Auditorium beginning at 7:00 pm at the Beebe Auditorium!  Belew was in the top eight of last season’s talent show, “The Voice” and is a BHS graduate.
Tickets are $15.00 each. Limited seating.
Tickets on sale at the following locations: Simmons First Bank, First Security Bank, Sleep Centers [...]



Man Arrested for Daylight Robbery of Healthway Sav-On Drugs

Mar 14th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

At 1:13 pm, on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, the Beebe Police Department received a 911 call from “Healthway” Pharmacy” on W. Dewitt Henry Drive reporting that a man had jumped over the counter in the pharmacy into the area containing medications.  Within 2 minutes three officers with the BBPD arrived on the scene and arrested [...]



Recent Arrests in Beebe

Mar 7th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

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What’s Left?

Mar 7th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Guess what happens this Sunday morning? Daylight savings time will return! Yea!!!! I think this is the one I like - lighter when you get home in the evening??? Yes - summer - still light at 9 p.m. That’s what I like. For some reason I’ve found that I don’t like to get up [...]