Archive for September 2013

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What’s Left?

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Opinion

As I was working on the newspaper today, I was reflecting on how much easier things are to prepare today - vs. in years past. I am talking about using the internet and email and how you can “magically” have an ad made up in another state and it will suddenly appear when you have [...]



McRae Community Fest October 26

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

Booths Available
The McRae Community Fest will be October 26th with a rain date of November 2, 2013. All proceeds are donated to a children’s charity in White county. Last years proceeds went to the White county Children’s Safety Center.
Booth rentals for this years event:  12×12 booth is $15; 12×24 booth is $25; food vendors 12×12 [...]



Names Being Accepted for Engraving on Veterans Monument

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

The Beebe Veterans Monument located at the intersection of Dewitt Henry Dr. and ASU-Beebe Boulevard is a permanent symbol of the brave individuals who have gallantly served our nation. This monument, dedicated on Memorial Day, May 31, 1993 with 310 names originally engraved on it, has since had hundreds more names engraved on the stones. [...]



WCMC NLC Delivers Record Number of Twins

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

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Judsonia Man Shot by State Police

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Top Story

A shootout Tuesday morning at a residence off Hwy. 367 north in Judsonia ended with Charles Martin, 40,  being shot to death by State Police.
Martin had been in his home and allegedly threatening neighbors and police tried to get him to come out of the house. When they couldn’t, they sent in a robot - [...]



WCMC Sponsors 2013 Senior’s Day at the Fair

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

White County Medical Center recently hosted nearly 1,400 local senior citizens during Senior’s Day at the Fair at the White County Fairgrounds. WCMC is the proud presenting sponsor of Senior’s Day at the Fair, which is held the Thursday of Fair Week each year. The hospital has been involved with Senior’s Day for 16 years.
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Who Was “Bro” Erwin?

Sep 19th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

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Pastor Larry Sims

Sep 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Pastor Larry Sims, of Beebe, Arkansas moved to heaven on September 14, 2013.  He founded Victory Worship Center 27 years ago and faithfully shepherded his flock until his passing.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sandi Sims; two daughters, Krystal (Jason) Martin and Lauren Sims; a son, Brent (Courtney) Sims; father-in-law and mother-in-law, [...]



White County Jr. & Sr. Fair Queens Crowned

Sep 12th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

Hundreds of people came out Saturday evening to watch the Junior and Senior White County Fair Queen Pageant held for the first time at Beebe Schools Auditorum. Pageant Director Lou Thompson was in charge of the event.  Twenty-three young ladies from all around the county participated in the pageant. Crowned as Sr. Queen was Mica [...]



Leland Lee Bond

Sep 12th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Leland Lee Bond, age 68, was born July 22, 1945 and died September 4, 2013 after battling cancer.  He resided in Ward, Arkansas with his wife, Donna.  He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Marie Bond; his brother, Ron Harbin; his daughter, Valerie; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He is predeceased by his [...]