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Dianna Sue Collins Manning Smith Free

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dianna Sue Collins Manning Smith Free, 71, of Romance, Arkansas, died Sunday, May 19, 2013.  Family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Graveside service will be  1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Romance Cemetery.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.

Riverfest 2013 Starts May 24

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Riverfest 2013,  will be held May 24-26 along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. The state’s largest festival will feature top headline musical acts and many exciting extras at no additional cost.
“For the 36th year, Riverfest 2013 has filled a three-day weekend with outstanding musical acts, [...]

Massive EF5 Tornado Devastates Moore, OK

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

In a mid-afternoon disaster, an EF5 tornado  (winds 200 mph plus) with a radius of about 1.3 miles and 17 miles long struck the city of Moore, OK - a suburb of Oklahoma City around 3 p.m. Monday, May 20th. The storm leveled two elementary schools as well as homes, businesses and severely damaged a [...]

Beebe High School Class of 2013 Graduated Friday Night

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

The Beebe High School Class of 2013 held their graduation ceremony Friday night, May 17th at A.S. “Bro” Erwin Stadium. The weather was perfect and the 200+ graduates enjoyed the evening. The class earned over $3 million in scholarships. School Board president Harold Davis and Beebe High School principal Scott Jennings presented the diplomas [...]

Badger Basketball Coaches Garner Post Season Awards

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

By C. Michael Long
Staff Sports Photojournalist

Both Badger basketball coaches were awarded post-season awards at the end of this school year by the AAA.
Coach Richey was awarded the outstanding coach in the 5A East Conference this year for his senior girls basketball team. The Beebe Lady Badgers finished with a 13-1 Conference record and [...]

White County District Court Beebe Department April 2013

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Nolle Prosequi 11
Careless Driving 2
Disregard to RR 1
DL Sus nonDWI 7
Drove off road 1
DWI Guilty 2
Expired DL 1
Expired Tags 1
Fail Obey PO 1
Fail to Pay UCR 1
Fail to Register 3
Fictitious Tags 1
Leave Scene Acc 1
No Dr Lic 3
No Liability Ins 10
No Seat Belt 3
No Tail Lgts 2
No Veh License 2
Op Unsafe CMV 1
Overlength [...]

Walmart Hiring for Approximately 200 Jobs for New Beebe Walmart

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Walmart in Beebe is still hiring…
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.
Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. [...]

Soccer Team Total Chaos Competes in Kohl’s Cup Tourney

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

Beebe Soccer team Total Chaos competed in the Arkansas Kohl’s Cup tournament. Seated from left: Mason Pruitt, Om Desai, Brandon Davidson, Brooklyn Strother, Milan Davidson, Kevin Stinnett. Standing from left: Nicholas Cummings, Hunter Sears, Aaron Overton, Madison Hundley, and Christian Cummings (Back) Coaches Greg Stinnett and Mykila Davidson.

Beebe High School 11-12 May Students-of-the-Month

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

Annlee Glass, a senior at BHS, is the daughter of Rusty Glass and Jennifer Humberson. Her grandparents are Dora Glass and Shirley Humberson. Annlee is a member of the tennis, basketball, and softball teams. She participates in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth Alive, Show Me, and Science club. Annlee received the Governor’s Distinguished scholarship. She [...]

Beebe High School 11-12 April Students-of-the-Month

May 23rd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

Congratulations to Creed Miller, senior, and Kelsey Sutter, junior, for being selected by the Beebe High School 11-12 faculty as April students-of-the-month.
Creed is the son of Frankie Miller and Paul Miller of Cabot. While in high school, Creed was a member of FFA, library club and also a 4-year member of choir. Creed plans to [...]