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Bands to Perform as Benefit For Ted Holt

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

The Bull Creek Band and Hickory Hill Bluegrass Gospel, will be ministering in music, Saturday, August 24th 6 pm, at McRae First Baptist Church…A love offering will be taken for Ted Holt, to help offset medical related expenses with his surgery that occurred in New York until he is able to go back to work!!



John Robert Naramore

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

John Robert Naramore, 53, of Beebe went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 17, 2013.
He was employed for 33 years at Hawker Beechcraft Corporation. He was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church, enjoyed duck hunting and coaching baseball for his sons, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
He is survived by [...]



Charles F. Fuller

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charles F. Fuller, 94, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Fort Wayne.
Born in Beebe, AR, Charles worked as a Engineer with Marathon Oil Refinery (Formerly Aurora Refinery ) for 35 years, retiring in 1981. He attended Christ Hope Ministries and Church. His hobbies include golf, woodworking, playing cards [...]



Dover Bond Benford, Jr.

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dover Bond Benford, Jr., age 72, of Ward was born to Dover Bond Benford, Sr. and Eva Nell Newell on September 22, 1940.  He died August 16, 2013.
Dover was a very proud and devoted family man.  He enjoyed hunting and sports of any kind, especially watching the  St. Louis Cardinals play baseball.  After 31 years [...]



Betty Burge

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mrs. Betty Burge, of Beebe Elderly Housing, passed away August 19, 2013 at Searcy Health Care Center.  She was born in Portland, Arkansas July 20, 1932.
Mrs. Burge was a faithful member of the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Beebe.
She is survived by three children; Beverly Anderson of Overland Park, Kansas, Vernon Cox of Hensley, Arkansas and [...]



What’s Left?

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’ve been thinking lately about the pros and cons of Facebook. I joined it a year or so ago and then didn’t like it and quit. And - it took quite a bit to get deleted. But, I had lots of family members who said, “Did you see my pictures from _____?” And I would [...]



El Paso EH Club Meets

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

The El Paso Extension Homemakers met Monday, August 12th for their regularly scheduled meeting with 18 members and five visitors present.  President Janet Blansett welcomed Katie Cullum, White County Extension Agent, and other guests including Lindsey Haller, the Fair Queen representative for the El Paso Club.  Lindsey is the daughter of Marsha and Bryan Haller [...]



Harding University announces 2013-14 ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

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Guilty on Drug Charges

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Captain Eddie Cullum released the following information regarding circuit court action narcotics cases made by the Beebe P.D..
On August 6th, 2013, David Chase Wilson, 33, of Lonoke County, entered guilty pleas in circuit court in Searcy.  Wilson was arrested on March 19th, 2013 by Ron Lewis and Josh Middleton of the Beebe Police [...]



First Day of School!

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

By LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
After the anxiety of the first day of school may have worn off by the late afternoon on Monday, August 19th - the first day of school - these children show obvious signs of happiness in their respective classrooms. Teachers, parents and even some students were glad to see the new school [...]