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Hill Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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

Patricia A. Hill, of Beebe, a former officer of First Security Bank, Beebe branch, admitted in federal court in Little Rock Tuesday, June 11th, that she embezzled money  over a period of 2 1/2 yrs. between the dates of Nov. 13, 2007 and April 19, 2010, according to an article in the Ark. Democrat-Gazette.
Hill pleaded [...]



Wal-Mart Set to Open Soon

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Expected to be July or early August but no official date released yet; New stop lights up and running at intersection of Wal-Mart entrance and Center Street

Although no date for opening has been released as yet, Wal-mart appears to be on track to open in the very near future. Workers are stocking shelves and a [...]



Letter to the Editor

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Free swim day at Beebe’s Pool cost - $2,000.00!
My grandchildren were excited to hear about the free swim day Tuesday June 11, 2013. They went to the pool and were the last to be let in. The swim day looked like a success, there were even many people being turned away as the pool was [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’m sorry I didn’t write anything about Father’s Day last week. Actually it slipped my mind that it was coming up on Sunday.  I hope all you dads out there had a great day!  I know sometimes it seems like Mother’s Day overshadows Father’s Day - and I guess it really does because most kids [...]



Barbara Ann Howard

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Barbara Ann Howard, 67, passed away at her residence in Floyd on Sunday, June 16, 2013.  Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Floyd Cemetery.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Henry J. Gotherman

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Henry J. Gotherman, 87, of Beebe, Arkansas died Friday, June 14, 2013.  Survivors include his wife JoAnn; daughters, Julie Carlisle and husband Marvin and Joyce Keen.  Graveside service was 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.  Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Meeting Expectations Pastor Steve Ellison

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Religion

Right now, my life is very busy.  Sometimes I think it is too busy.  However it does not compare to the Passion Week. The last week of Jesus’ life was filled to the absolute brim and overflowing with events, activities, as well as public and private teaching. Sometimes we forget that God was orchestrating all [...]



God’s Answers May Be Bigger Than Your Prayers By Roger Campbell

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Religion

When Sue was sixteen she became the Michigan high school girls’ track champion in the 440 and 880 yard runs.  To anyone that would have been a major accomplishment, but to Sue and her parents it was a miracle.
Sue’s parents remember the corrective shoes she wore as a child and the constant threat of braces [...]



White Co. Summer Cereal Drive

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

It’s that time again! The White County Summer Cereal Drive continues though June 28th.
The Summer Cereal Drive provides hungry Arkansans with non-perishable breakfast items that are both nutritious and kid-friendly.
All cereal collected in the county, stays in the county. It goes to the local food banks and is distributed to children during the summer. Without [...]



ASU-Beebe:  Theater Department to Present Summer Production

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Theater Department will present “Wiley and the Hairy Man” on Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at the Owen Center Theater.
“Wiley and the Hairy Man” was adapted by Jack Stokes, and is a southern folk fable intended for the entire family. As quoted from the publisher’s website, [...]