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Lindsey Takes First Place in Horse Riding Championship

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

On June 9, Benji Lindsey riding his horse, DMAC Swappin Spoons, aka Lyric, took 1st place out of 683 teams to achieve the  National championship status. This was the highest class in the sorting competition. He also placed 8th in the same division. He and his wife, Suzanne placed 11th as a team.
Benji, son of [...]

Students Seeking Healthcare Careers Receive Scholarships

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

The White County Medical Foundation recently announced the 2013 Foundation Scholarship recipients at the annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon held at White County Medical Center. Recipients include (standing):  Haley DeFlorian, William Bingham, Camdon Woodruff, Colby Crossen, Alexa Holcomb, Hunter Poskey and Mallory Wyatt; and (seated) Hanah Laughlin, Miranda Womack, Averie Albright, Tori Opalecky and Meredith Williams. [...]

Tommy Cash, Joanne Cash Yates are Ready for Third Johnny Cash Music Festival

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

By Jim Bessman
JONESBORO, Ark. -  Rosanne Cash hosted last years second annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, but this year, that honor goes to Tommy Cash, the baby of the seven-sibling Cash family, and with Joanne Cash Yates — the sixth of the seven — the two survivors.
The third annual Johnny Cash Music Festival is set [...]

Margaret ‘Christine’ Nelson

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

Margaret Christine Nelson, 74, of Muhlenberg County, KY died Sunday June 23, 2013 at Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods, KY.
She was born February 2, 1939 in Key West, FL the daughter of the late Paschal and Margaret Harrelson Dukes.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Nebo Baptist Church in Central City, KY.  In [...]

Rueben Maxwell Quattlebaum

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

Ruben Maxwell Quattlebaum, passed away at his residence in North Little Rock, Arkansas on June 18, 2013 at the age of 89.
Mr. Quattlebaum was born in Antioch Arkansas on February 25, 1924 and is survived by his loving wife Nadine Quattlebaum and his beloved son and daughter Jerry and Susan Quattlebaum. Mr. Quattlebaum is [...]

What’s Left?

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This next week - 4th of July week - will be somewhat different than in past years as we are having the celebration (the city celebration) at the city park rather than at the city hall complex like in past years. The reason is that the new library is under construction on the grounds of [...]

Beebe’s 4th of July Activities

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Festivities will be held at the city ball park due to the construction of the new library next to city hall.
6:00 p.m. - Wine & Roses band will perform 60’s & 70’s music till 7:30 p.m. Sonny Burgess & the Pacers will perform from 7;30 until dark.
City pool will be open & free. Food and [...]

4th of July Just Around the Corner! Fireworks legal on July 3rd & 4th in the city

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Robin McClure and his dog, Max, pose at the family’s fireworks tent on Dewitt Henry Drive  located  next to the Mazzio’s Pizza bldg. as sales pick up as the 4th of July nears. The McClures have been selling fireworks for 16 years in Beebe. Kaye and Robin McClure are there to give you the best [...]

Police Chief Asks Residents to Make Sure Their Pets Have Plenty of Water

Jun 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew asks residents to provide extra water during these hot days of summer! “I’ve seen so many dogs out with their water bowls empty,” stated Chief Ballew. “I ask that people put some extra water out in a way that the dog or cat can’t knock the water over.” If you [...]

When You Set a Live Trap, You Are Responsible for the Humane Treatment of That Animal Criminal charges can result from abuse of animals caught in live traps

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Twice in recent weeks, law enforcement authorities have been called to residences as a result of possible animal abuse involving live traps. One, the reported setting of live traps and then letting the animal die from no water and no food and the latest of a live trap being set and kept [...]