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Badgers Drop Two On The Road

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C. MICHAEL LONG
Staff Sports Photojournalist
Coming off their most lop sided loss of the year  - a 71-16 loss to the Forrest City Mustangs, on Tuesday night January 21st – the Badger boys basketball team traveled to Paragould, on Friday January 24th to face the Greene County Tech Golden Eagles.
After getting off to a slow [...]



Floyd Ball Park Registration and Chili Supper

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

The Floyd Ball Park is having their park registrations and annual chili supper coming up Feb. 1st at 5 p.m.
The dates and times for registration will be Feb. 1 and 15th from 10am-1pm at the Floyd Park or at the annual chili supper or by contacting  Candy Orvis 501-281-0374  or any board member. Forms will [...]



Lady Badgers Fall To Conference Foe

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

BY C. MICHAEL LONG
Staff SportsPhotojournalist
The Lady Badgers traveled to Paragould Friday January 24,2014 to take on their Conference foe, the Lady Greene County Tech Golden Eagles and fell short in the end, 49-43.
The game was played very closely throughout – with the Lady Badgers holding a 5-point, 26-21, lead at halftime. But, with the no [...]



Beebe Jr. High School 2nd 9-Weeks Honor Roll & B or Better List

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

8th Grade Honor Roll 8th Grade B or Better
Bunting, Bethany Rianna Alderson, Jordan Elizabeth
Coulter, Hannah Andrews, Zachary Thomas
Durr, Mary Claire Archer, Logan Michael
Hall, Catherine Lynn Bieker, Connor
Hall, Jaycelyn Starr Bowman, Colton
Langley, Sean Bridge, Abigail Catherine
Mitchell, Madison Sue Bufford, Tanner Chase
Moore, Colton Childress, Natalie Reden
Morris, Savannah [...]



BHS December Students -of-the-Month

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

Jesse Kloss, a senior at BHS, is the daughter of David and Cindy Kloss. She is the president of the Beebe Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Jesse is also the vice-president of the BHS Band Council and is an All-State tenor saxophone player. She has participated in the region jazz and concert bands for [...]



ASU-Beebe: New GED Test and Comprehensive GED Program Launches in January 

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

The highly anticipated revamp of the GED (General Educational Development) testing program launched on Jan. 2, 2014with the release of the new test. GED Testing Service, developer of the new test, says that adult learners have already embraced the new program.
More than 26,000 students registered for the test or signed up for MyGED between Nov. [...]



John Richard Quattlebaum

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

John Richard Quattlebaum, 42, of Beebe, died Monday, January 27, 2014 in Searcy.  He was born July 30.1971 in Cleveland, Mississippi to Johnny E. Quattlebaum and Nancy Kendrick Quattlebaum.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Quattlebaum; parents, Johnny and Nancy Quattlebaum; two sons, Clayton Meurer, Dawson Quattlebaum; four daughters, Brittany Quattlebaum, Haley Bush, Alexis Quattlebaum, [...]



Lanny Gale Fason

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lanny Gale Fason, 64, of Beebe, Arkansas died January 27, 2014.  He worked as an auto mechanic all his life.  He is survived by his wife, Joyce Fason; one daughter, Tina (Bobby) Dempsey; one son, Chris (Jennifer) Fason, all of Beebe; two granddaughters, Brooke Clark and Haley Clark; one grandson, Noah Fason; and his best [...]



Erma Neal Waddle

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Erma Neal Waddle, 89, of Beebe went to be with her Lord on Friday, January 24, 2014.  She was born on Monday, December 22, 1924 in Steprock, Arkansas to the late Sam and Mary Ellen Capps Herring.
Mrs. Waddle was a seamstress, she loved crocheting, going to the casinos, beaches, but most of all was [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Lots of stuff coming up for sports fans: Super Bowl is this Sunday and then Feb. 6th the Olympics! It will be fun to watch the Olympics.  I hope there is no problem with it being in Russia. We’ll see.  I wouldn’t want to go there in person but I do like to watch it [...]