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What’s Left?

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I had to share a photo of my little pineapple that I’m growing! Isn’t it cute?  It’s about 3” wide and about 6” tall. I started it last summer by cutting the top off a store-bought pineapple. I just placed the top in the dirt (did not bury it) and watered it. I had it [...]



Spring Charity Bingo

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

There will be Spring Charity Bingo to benefit the Garner Gym on Saturday, April 5 at 5 p.m. Come win some great gifts and door prizes. Each card per game is a $.25 donation. There will be reasonable priced food and drinks for you to enjoy so come help us and have some fun! For [...]



El Paso 4-H Chili Supper and Dessert Auction

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

The El Paso 4-H Club will conduct their annual chili supper and dessert auction from 6 – 8 p.m., Saturday, April 5 in the El Paso Community Center.  Chili will be served by members of the El Paso 4-H Club.  There is no charge but donations will be  accepted at the door.
The chili supper will [...]



Veterans find out Benefits and Services Available on April 7th

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

The VA/Clergy Partnership for Rural Veterans will have VA and community providers and experts to answer questions regarding benefits and services available to Veterans in White County and surrounding areas on April 7th at 6 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Searcy.
VA/Clergy Partnership for Rural Veterans is a community based program that aims to [...]



Beebe Man Killed After Being Struck by Train

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Walter Lee Hart, 58, of Beebe, died Wednesday, March 19, around 3 a.m. when he was struck by a Union Pacific train according to the White County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation into why Hart was in the area of the Martin Luther King Ave. railroad crossing in Kensett is continuing by the White County Sheriff’s Office [...]



Beebe Police Seize Narcotics

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

On Friday, March 21st, 2014, at 12:22 p.m., the Beebe Police Department received a call from Centennial Bank on U.S. Highway 64 of two suspicious white females that had entered the bank several times inquiring about an account. The women were said to be in a S-10 Blazer sitting in the bank parking lot as [...]



WCMC Accepting Applications for M*A*S*H Program

Mar 27th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

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December 2013 - February 2014 Marriages

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Fred Eugene Spears

Mar 26th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Fred Eugene Spears, 88, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born April 15, 1925 in Madison, Alabama, to Jessie Robert and Katie Ruth (Whitt) Spears, and he died Sunday, March 23, 2014.
He is survived by brothers Jessie Spears, Richard Spears and Marvin Spears; sisters Mabel Bennett Ashcraft and Sue Gifford; sons Fred Gatewood, Gregory Spears, James Spears, [...]



Hubert Henry Dickey

Mar 26th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Hubert Henry Dickey, 82, of Batesville died Thursday.
He worked as a mechanic for 40 years and was an Army veteran.
He is survived by a sister, Lee Ruth Crabtree of Beebe; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Frances Jackson.
Services were at 10:00 a.m. Monday at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville.
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