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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 [...]



Celebration of Constitution Day is September 17th

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

Most people think the U.S. Constitution was written immediately following the Revolutionary War.  There was a brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the writing of the Constitution call the “Experimental Period.”  The following list of events and times may be helpful:
April 19, 1775 First Battles at Lexington and Concord
July [...]



Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists Announced

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

LITTLE ROCK – Sixteen of the best teachers from around the state will be recognized as Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 in the Old Supreme Court Room at the Capitol. The top four finalists will be announced at the event.
“Teachers are the backbone of education not only here [...]



ASU-Beebe: Several Students Receive Foundation Scholarships

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

Several students were recently awarded foundation scholarships to attend Arkansas State University-Beebe. ASU-Beebe has campuses at Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and the Little Rock Air Force Base.
Area students who received scholarships were:
Donna Ezell of El Paso has been awarded the James and Wilma Beard Scholarship. Ezell is a sophomore seeking an Associate of Applied Science [...]



Celebrated Modernist Exhibition coming to Arkansas Arts Center

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

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ATU Announces Spring 2013 Dean’s List

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

Arkansas Tech University has announced its Dean’s List for undergraduate students on the main campus in Russellville for the spring 2013 semester.
A student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher and complete at least 12 semester hours to be named to the Dean’s List.
A total of 1,539 Arkansas Tech students achieved that distinction [...]



Harding University Posts Another Record Undergraduate Enrollment

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

SEARCY, Ark. — Harding University, for the second consecutive year, has enrolled a record number of undergraduate students.
Total undergraduate enrollment for 2013 is up to 4,429 from last year’s 4,348. The addition of 81 undergraduate students represents a 1.9 percent increase.
The enrollment totals were bolstered by a record number of new students entering Harding for [...]



Great Arkansas Cleanup at Petit Jean State Park on September 28th, 2013

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

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