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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 [...]



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.



ASU-Beebe: Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s Lists

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

Two hundred thirty-five students earned academic achievement during the Spring 2013 semester at Arkansas State University-Beebe.
Students named to the Academic Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s Lists were announced by Dr. Ted Kalthoff, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The lists are composed of students attending classes at Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and the Little Rock [...]



Arkansas State Explores Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

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

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2013 Doubles Tennis Tournament Results June 7-9

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

Women’s Doubles
Division- Round Robin
Arielle Butler/Debbie Villemez def. Tristan Kersey/Kelli Kersey 6-0, 6-0
Tristan Kersey/Kelli Kersey def. Oliva Fredrick/Jordan Slayden 6-0, 6-0
Arielle Butler/Debbie Villemez def. Olivia Fredrick/Jordan Slayden 6-0, 6-0
Winners- Arielle Butler/Debbie Villemez
Runners-up Tristan Kersey/Kelli Kersey
Men’s Doubles Division
Round 1:
Guy Choate/Jacob White def. Chris Roberts/Mike Henson 6-4, 6-3
Greg Dills/Jared Dills def. PJ Sawatsky/Tyler Childress
Daniel Velasco/Landon Ashby def. Ned [...]



Highway Improvements

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

LITTLE ROCK (6-10) — The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Cleburne, Independence, Izard, and White Counties.
The purpose of the project is to clean and paint the existing structural steel on the following:
• Highway 5 Bridge over the White River/Peppersauce Street in Calico Rock.
• Highway 16 over Little Red [...]



Arkansas Military Kids Camp

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

LITTLE ROCK – Junk drawer robotics, marshmallow trebuchets and cardboard boat racing are all in several days’ work for youth taking part in Operation: Military Kids Camps this summer.
Operation: Military Kids was the product of a partnership between the Department of Defense and the national 4-H program, one of the largest youth development programs in [...]