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El Paso Extension Homemakers Club Finishes Club Year with Picnic

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

The El Paso Extension Homemakers Club finished the club year with a bang by hosting the June picnic for members and guests as well as delivering 227 teaching dolls and 50 knitted hats to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.   The total of donated teaching dolls for the club year was 320 teaching dolls and 147 hand [...]

Hundreds of Corvette Owners Tour North Little Rock in Road Rally for a Cure on July 18th

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – To raise awareness about cancer, the International Council of Corvette Clubs (ICCC) is hosting Road Rally for a Cure on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park, 400 W. Broadway Street, in North Little Rock.
“The road rally is a fun way for convention attendees to get to know [...]

ASU Beebe Summer of the Kitchen Sink Art Exhibit  

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

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ASU Beebe Veterinary Technology Program Receives Five-Year Accreditation

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Veterinary Technology program has earned the distinction of a five-year full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), effective March 2014.
“The full accreditation allows graduates to be recognized as being from an institution that meets the highest level of national academic standards,” [...]

Reward offered for Information on Endangered Tern deaths

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

LITTLE ROCK – Several dead least terns have been found on a small island in the Arkansas River. Least terns are protected by federal and state endangered species regulations. A reward of up to $8,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the deaths. The reward is [...]

What’s Left?

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Can you believe the weather we’re having this week? Wow! Today (Tues.) the weather feels like Fall. The temperature is about 83-degrees but the humidity is very low for July in Arkansas. It’s great. But - I’m here at work and not getting to enjoy the weather outside. But I’m glad some of you are.
Remember [...]

Parents’ Meeting for Upcoming Football Season

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

Parents of students grade 8 through 12 are asked to attend a Parents Meeting on Thursday, July 31st at 6 p.m. at the fieldhouse.  Please make plans to attend.

Health Fair Set for Sat.

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Community

The 1st Annual Beebe Community Health Fair is set for Sat., July 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon in the ASU-Beebe Owen Center gymnasium.
This event is hosted by the Beebe Lions Club, Beebe Kiwanis and Beebe Chamber of Commerce. The health fair will offer free fundamental health services on a first come basis.
Services will [...]

John Douglass Inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

By Lee “Cat” McLane

John Douglass and his wife, Martha, are pictured above during the Softball Hall of Fame induction, Friday, July 4th, in Sherwood Sports Complex.
When contacted Monday, July 14, John Douglass said of his recent induction, “It was a real honor,” Douglass said. “I started playing softball in 1944 when I was 15 years [...]

Guilty to Delivery of Meth

Jul 16th, 2014 | By admin | Category: News and Features

Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew released the following information regarding undercover investigations and arrests by the Narcotics Section of the Beebe Police Department.
July 1st, 2014, Melisa Ann Goode, 34, of Cabot pled guilty to “Delivery of Methamphetamine” and was sentenced to 84 months incarceration in the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Assistant Chief Ron Lewis and [...]