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Election Results in the Circuit Judge’s Race

May 28th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

As reported last week in The Beebe News, Judge Tom Hughes won re-election in the Circuit Judge, Dist. 17, Div. 1 race. The vote count was not correct but only showed that of Prairie County.
The actual vote - which included both White County and Prairie County was:
Judge Hughes - 5655; Carla Fuller - 5383 votes.



Harry Glen McKay

May 28th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

After living with cancer admirably for over eighteen years, Harry Glen McKay, 55, of Beebe, Arkansas, formerly of Jacksonville and Cabot, was blessed to go be with the Lord on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Nancy Cates McKay of Beebe; two sons, Brad McKay and wife Whitney of [...]



Arkansas’ Largest Festival Set for Memorial Day Weekend Riverfest 2014 will be May 23-25 along the banks of the Arkansas River

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – Riverfest 2014 will be held May 23-25 along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. The state’s largest festival will feature top headline musical acts and many exciting extras at no additional cost.
Previously announced headline acts include Chicago, Ceelo Green, Hank Williams, Jr., The Fray, Three Days [...]



New Video Release Features Song of Arkansas Winners

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

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Beebe Junior High FBLA Grants “Wish”

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

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UCA Nursing Department Awards Scholarships

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

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Lady Badgers Fall to Lady Airedales in First Round

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

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Pauline Frances Rettig Howton

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Pauline Frances Rettig Howton, of Beebe died Wednesday, April 30, 2014. She is survived by daughters Kathy Johnson of Harrison, Jennice Whitmer of Vancouver, Washington, Jammie Howton and Eve Howton, both of Beebe; grandchildren Elfthg Austin, Chris (Tina) Johnson, Kerri (Chris) Neal, Jody (Robbie) Ratliff, Caleb Howton, Jacob Howton; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded [...]



Meredith Harshaw

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Meredith Harshaw, 38, of Memphis, TN, died Wednesday,  May 14, 2014. She was born on May 18, 1976.  She is survived by her parents, Foster Harshaw Jr.  of Little Rock, AR and Odessa Harshaw of Memphis, TN. She was preceded in death by her grandparents,  Foster and Nettie Harshaw of Beebe.  Visitation will be Saturday [...]



What’s Left?

May 21st, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I attended graduation last Friday night - as usual. It was a happy time - especially since the weather was nice - but unseasonably cool. I think, as I’m standing there between taking pictures - wondering what the grads are thinking about and where the future will take each of them. Some will have success [...]