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What’s Left?

Jul 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Recently I’ve been looking around at all the “stuff” I have and wondering why I bought it or why someone gave it to me. We all have so much “stuff” that we don’t need but some of it we focus on and even obsess over. I was watching “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS tonight and got [...]



Fall Fest Schedule

Jul 25th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

The 2013 Beebe Fall Festival will be Saturday, October 5th.
Hosted by the Beebe Chamber of Commerce, the 2013 Beebe Fall Festival will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th in Downtown Beebe.
This annual event continues to grow each year and is a wonderful day of fun and entertainment for the [...]



Grand Opening of Walmart is August 2nd Lots of Beebe employees are working to get the store ready for opening

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher

We toured the not-yet-opened Walmart last week with Manager Tim Hammack. He showed us the many stocked shelves, stocked freezer sections and empty shelves of the produce and deli section - which will obviously be stocked just prior to opening on August 2nd.  He said the Beebe Walmart is about 50,000 s.f. [...]



Health Dept. to Close July 22-26

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Due to the Arkansas Department of Health converting to electronic health records this summer, the White County Health Department, with locations in both Searcy and Beebe, will be changing their regular business activities during the week of July 22-26, 2013, for the staff to receive computer training and updates.
There will NOT be a nurse available [...]



Beebe School Board Approves Stipend Increases

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

The Beebe School Board met Thursday night, July 11th and approved stipend increases of 5% to all athletic stipends and voted to give an additional $2,000 stipend for those who earn the Master Principal designation.
In personnel matters, the board approved:
Resignations – Leah Barber, Literacy Coach, Badger Elementary; Terri Vanderford, maintenance/grounds; Sarah Shannon, Beebe Childcare Program [...]



Mission to Thank Fellow Veterans

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

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What’s Left?

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Well - there was a verdict in the Zimmerman trial this week and it was “not guilty.”  I wasn’t really surprised and I’m sure no matter what the verdict - there would have been people who cried “foul” and been unhappy.
As far as racism goes - I believe if we could think that we might [...]



Vehicle, Drugs and Money Seized

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

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Summer Pre AP Bridge Program for Seventh Grade Students Will Be Offered July 30th

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

The move from Middle School to Junior High can sometimes be a scary one, especially if a student is taking advanced classes. Enter the Pre AP Summer Bridge program. The Bridge program is a way to introduce rising 7th graders to the expectations and the rigor of Pre Advanced Placement (AP) Courses and to show [...]



UAM May 2013 Graduates

Jul 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

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