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The Congregation Search Committee Pastor Steve Ellison

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Religion

Churches sometimes do not have a very realistic view of themselves.  Often this becomes very evident, when they begin to search for a pastor.  It happens all the time, but it is out in the open during the pastor search process.  Surveys are completed by the congregation in which individual members create a long list [...]



Jacksonville’s Inaugural FestiVille

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

JACKSONVILLE, Ark.  – The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation department will host FestiVille, a new and free community event, June 21 – 22 in Dupree Park (1700 Redmond Rd, Jacksonville).
This new festival will feature carnival rides and games, food vendors, a fishing derby, 5k and 1k fun run, CAVBC volleyball tournament, a Canine Cutie Contest, Mr. [...]



M*A*S*H* Camps Set for 28 Communities

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

LITTLE ROCK — M*A*S*H (Medical Applications of Science for Health) camps will be held in 28 communities throughout Arkansas this summer. Returning to the lineup this year after recent absences are camps in Blytheville, Crossett and Newport.
The two-week M*A*S*H camps are designed to expose rising high-school juniors and seniors to healthcare-related vocations. Most of the [...]



3-Vehicle Crash Requires Water Rescue by Beebe Police and Fire Volunteers Beebe Asst. Fire Chief Rick Jackson and other volunteers pull victim from water-filled cab of truck

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
 An official report  of   this accident was not available from the Ark. State Police at press time but according to information from people on the scene,  Beebe Police, Beebe Fire First Responders and other volunteers responded to an accident around 7 a.m. Friday, June 7,  involving a southbound  truck on Hwy. 67/167 [...]



Ark. Highway Commission Approves Bids for Improvements in White County

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

LITTLE ROCK (6-10) — The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved bids for improvements to roadways in White County, according to highway officials and County Judge Michael Lincoln.
The purpose of the project is to widen 0.18 mile of Highway 367S to three lanes from Highway 67 to Highway 367 (Dewitt Henry Drive) in Beebe.
JCI Construction, Inc. [...]



Beebe School Board Hires Several Teachers; Approves 2014-2015 Budget

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
In a meeting held on the McRae campus Monday night, the Beebe School Board approved hiring several teachers, approved transfers and resignations.
Those teachers hired were: Kristina Formel, elementary teacher, Beebe Elementary; Ashley Reed, elementary teacher, Beebe Elementary; Hannah Alexander Musto, elementary teacher, Beebe Elementary; Courtney Wilson, elementary teacher, Badger Elementary; Dana Davis, [...]



What’s Left?

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well this week it’s going to be relatively short and sweet - or maybe not so sweet - we’ll see. Anyway, didn’t give myself much space and that’s OK.  Summer is here - temperature wise but not quite according to the calendar - but it feels like it’s here. I’m glad. I like the heat [...]



My Three Fathers By Roger Campbell

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Religion

Many mornings find me giving thanks that my parents loved each other and loved me.  The most valuable gift a father can give to his children is a daily demonstration that he loves their mother.
I’m the son of a farmer, horse-trader, who taught me to rise early, work hard and quit late.  Solomon’s words could [...]



HSU Spring 2013 Deans List and Honor Roll

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the Spring 2013 semester.
To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the entire semester.  To make the Honor Roll, a student must have received at least a 3.5 grade point [...]



University of Arkansas Spring 2013 Dean’s List

Jun 13th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced that Renee Conley of Beebe has made the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.