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Mail Carriers Donate Food to Beebe Christian Outreach Food Center

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

On Saturday, May 11, the Nation’s largest single day food drive was held across the nation by the U.S. Postal Service,  the National Association of Letter Carriers and the National Rural letter Carriers Association to help Stamp Out Hunger.
The local Beebe Postal Carriers picked up around 4,000 pounds of non-perishable food items from residents [...]



What’s Left?

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

It’s the week all students dream about - graduation week. The Class of 2013 has a world of opportunities ahead of them but the job environment might not be as good as they would like. I hope they will be diligent in their search for jobs - unless they continue their education. Sometimes that is [...]



Paul Richard “Rick” Fisher

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Paul Richard “Rick” Fisher, 68, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 9, 2013.  Funeral was 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Union Valley Baptist Church, with burial in Stoney Point Cemetery.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Pat Shannon

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Pat Shannon, 64, of El Paso, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, May 12, 2013.  Funeral was 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Oak Church of Christ in El Paso, with burial in Grissard Cemetery.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Volleyball Camp is May 27-29

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

Little Badger Volleyball Camp will be held May 27th-May 29th from 4:30-6:30p.m. in the Sports Arena on the main campus.
The cost is $50 dollars and includes a t-shirt. Camp is open to any participant who is currently in 1st-7th grade. A camp brochure as well as a camp agenda may be downloaded from the Beebe [...]



Beebe Badger Football Camp Set for June 1st

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

The 4th annual Beebe Badger Football camp will be held Saturday, June 1st. The camp will take place in the Pruitt Field House.
Students entering 1st through 3rd grades in 2013-2014 will be eligible for the morning session. The camp will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and will cost $20.
Students entering 4th through [...]



Girls Summer Basketball Camp

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

Coach Richey and his staff will be holding a girls basketball camp, for girls entering the 1st grade through girls entering the 7th grade, on June 6th and June 7th at the High School Gym.
The camp will run from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. daily. The cost of the camp will be $40.00 and will [...]



Therapy Dog is New Addition to Badger Elementary Korie come from Paws in Prison program

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe School Board members were given a presentation from Badger Elementary principal Karla Tarkington and counselor Nikki Jolly about a new certified therapy dog the school will be using. The dog’s name is Korie and she is a one-year-old flat coated Retriever. She has been trained through the Paws in Prison program and will help [...]



Karla Tarkington Achieves Designation as Master Principal

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Badger Elementary now has at the helm a Master Principal in the person of Karla Tarkington.  It took four years of hard work but the effort paid off after a site visit completed the requirements to earn such a designation.
“It took lots of work but I believe it was worth it,” commented [...]



Badgers Split With Yellowjackets

May 16th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C.MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Photojournalist
(Wynne) – The Badger baseball team visited the Wynne Yellowjackets for a pivotal Conference double header on Wednesday, May 8th and split with the ‘Jackets.
In the 1st game, 3 Badger pitchers were used to try and slow down the Yellowjackets offense. Jared Aschenbrenner started the game and pitched 2 1/3rd innings, [...]