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Thanks to Donations, Dogs at Beebe Animal Shelter Have New Beds

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Thanks to several donors, the dogs at the Beebe Animal Shelter have new beds that keep them up off the cold, damp concrete floors. The purchase of the beds was facilitated by Ramona Miller, of Cabot,  and she found the extremely good prices for them and donated to the cause as well. Also giving big [...]



Walmart Hiring for Approx. 200 Jobs for New Beebe Walmart

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Walmart will hire approximately 200 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer in Beebe. A temporary hiring center has opened at 112 W. Pineview Drive (in the Twin Lakes subdivision - just behind Dr. Beavers’ Beebe Dentistry office on Hwy. 64 W.
Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 [...]



Last Full Week of City Clean-Up

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

If you haven’t gathered up those unwanted items for the city’s April clean-up - you better get crackin’ - you only have a few more days left.
Dumpsters are at 207 W. Idaho St., hrs. 9 a..m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
No tires, batteries, chemicals, roofing or liquid paint. Bring your picture [...]



Jamie Jackson Signs Basketball Letter Of Intent with Northeastern State

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Jamie Jackson signed with Northeastern State in Oklahoma,  Wednesday, April 17th, with her family, friends and teammates on hand to share in her accomplishment. Jackson will have a 4-year scholarship to play basketball for the Riverhawks.
Coach Richey stated that Northeastern was getting a good player who gave much credit to her teammates. [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Wow!  What a news week we all endured. From the Boston Marathon bombings to the search for the suspects, to the showdown and death on one and then the hunt and capture of the remaining suspect. I watched it all on tv and just couldn’t not watch it - even though most of the time [...]



UCA Students and Graduates Screen Films at Little Rock Film Festival

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

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ASU-Beebe:  585 Years of Service Recognized

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

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Stephanie Pollnow Signs with Ouachita Baptist for Volleyball

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Stephanie Pollnow was joined by her family, friends, coach and teammates Thursday afternoon as she signed a Letter of Intent to play volleyball for Ouachita Baptist University. She will receive a 4-year full scholarship to play.  “Stephanie led in kills and blocks,” stated Coach Ashley Camp. She is a middle blocker for [...]



BJHS 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll and B or Better

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

7th Grade Honor Roll
Eskandarian, Daniel Sena
Hall, Catherine Lynn
Hall, Jaycelyn Starr
Moore, Colton
Owens, Alexis N
Pena, Mezthly N
Peterson, Sarah Michelle
Schoonover, Madison
Smith, Courtney Jean
Spradlin, Savanna Jewel
Warden, Whitney

7th Grade B or Better
Andrews, Zachary
Archer, Logan Michael
Boyce, Hailey Nikole
Bufford, Tanner Chase
Burns, Madison Dianne
Campbell, Maggie Lynn
Childress, Natalie Reden
Collier, Promise Yemon
Coulter, Hannah
Covington, Ann Marie
Davenport, Claire Bethany
Durr, Mary Claire
Eskandarian, Leila Michelle
Fassett, Faith Linnea
Gibson, [...]



Jumping Over the Moon

Apr 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

By William (Bill) Vaught
The last time I went on a 10-miler, I was 19 years old and a sophomore at the University of Central Arkansas.  I had joined the Army ROTC program so I could go rappelling at Toad Suck on the Arkansas River.  One day, after rappelling, we hiked back to campus, packs and [...]