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Badger Academy Poetry Slam 2013

Nov 27th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

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Lockie Louise Pruitt

Nov 26th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lockie Louise Pruitt, 102, born 11-11-11, residing at Beebe Retirement Center, Beebe, Arkansas, went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 18, 2013.  She is finally at PEACE and REST.
Lockie was a devout Christian and member of The First Baptist Church, Maumelle, Arkansas.  She was always physically active (walking 2 miles a [...]



Mada Lee Blasingame

Nov 26th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Our loving mother, grandmother and sister, Mada Lee Blasingame passed away November 23, 2013, to join her heavenly loved ones.
Born in Damascus, Arkansas to the late Dewey and Ivy Horton, on July 7, 1929. Those preceding her in death are one brother, Wayne Horton, and one son, Richard Blasingame.
She leaves and cherished her daughter, Linda [...]



Savannah Uvell DeBoser

Nov 26th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Savannah Uvell  DeBoser, of Antioch, was born on Friday, November 16, 1917 and passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013.  She was 96 years and 5 days old.
Savannah was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma Starr Morris; husband, John DeBoser; son, Benny John Pate; daughters, Emma Sue Lehew, Ruby Uvell Burnham and [...]



Badgers Fall in Playoffs

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Sports

By  C. MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Photojournalist
Alma - The Badger football team traveled to Alma to face the Airedales in the 1st round of the 2013 High School playoffs, on Friday night, November 15th, but fell short 49-23 in a game that wasn’t decided until late in the game.
The Badgers rushed the ball 67 times for [...]



Beebe Elementary Students Assemble and Deliver Food to Local Food Pantry

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Education

For the second year in a row, Mrs. Booth’s second grade students from Beebe Elementary School collected the most canned goods during Red Ribbon week for the Christian Outreach Center. Congratulations and Thank You!

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ASU-Beebe: Symphonic Band in Concert Nov. 21

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band in concert on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Owen Center Theater, located at 910 Pecan Street.
The concert will include works by Paul Curnow, Robert Sheldon, Pascual Marquina, Michael Sweeny, Brady Massey, and Ottorino Respighi.  The Symphonic Band is under the [...]



Thanksgiving Dinner Opportunities!

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

Thurs., Nov. 21 (today):
The El Paso community Thanksgiving dinner will be held Thursday, November 21 in the El Paso Community Center.  The annual meeting of the Parks and Playground Association begins at 7:00 p.m. followed by a potluck meal.  The public is welcome; for more information or directions, contact Roy Dale Breckenridge at 501-796-3538.
Saturday, Nov. [...]



Animal Control Issue Regarding Banned Breeds Dominates Council Meeting

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE
Editor/Publisher
Mayor Mike Robertson told council members Monday night that he was concerned with the current ordinance concerning banned breed dogs in the city. Those banned breeds are Pit Bulls and others in that category of terriers. The city attorney, Barrett Rodgers, said that perhaps the city should combine the banned breeds and [...]



Chamber Holding Coat Drive for Kids Thru December 9th

Nov 21st, 2013 | By admin | Category: Community

In cooperation with Beebe Public Schools, the Beebe Chamber of Commerce will hold their 2nd Annual Coat Drive for Kids October 14th – December 9th, 2013 to assist local children in need this winter.
Donations of clean, new and gently used coats, jackets, sweaters, scarves, gloves and hats will be accepted at the following locations:
Beebe City [...]