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John Douglass Inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

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

By Lee “Cat” McLane
Editor/Publisher

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 [...]



Melba Thornton Brantley

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

Our Mom, Melba Thornton Brantley, at age 92 passed away on July 9, 2014 in her home in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She was surrounded in love and joy by her 4 children, Nancy Ann Clark and Bette Brantley Dunbar of North Little Rock; Thomas Fulton (Bub) Brantley Jr. of Gladewater, Texas; Rebecca (Becky) Brantley [...]



James Michael “Mike” Terry

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

James Michael “Mike” Terry, 57, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with The Lord Saturday July 12, 2014.
He is survived by his wife, Lynett Terry; four children, Jamie Terry-Brewer (Brian), Brian Terry (Brittany), Nicholas Terry, and Michael Terry; parents, Don and Joyce Terry and Nancy Hossler and grandson, Brayden Brewer.
Mike and Lynett shared a beautiful [...]



Greers Ferry-area Students Honored at National Skills USA Championships for Skilled Workforce

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

Kansas City, Mo. (Grassroots Newswire) July 2, 2014 — Students from Greers Ferry-area high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 600 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 99 hands-on occupational [...]



Dessert Theater opens July 11

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

These offerings are being presented by great local Searcy talent!  Come out and support your community theater.  The first play is a one-act comedy.  The second is a two-act drama with plenty of comedy relief.  You are sure to enjoy them both! You may purchase tickets by going online to www.centeronthesquare.org or by calling 501-368-0111.



Proposed Agenda Beebe Public School Board Meeting Beebe School District Board Room July 14, 2014 6:30 P.M.

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Education

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Agenda
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS
1. Beebe High School UAV Program – Mr. Mike Tarkington, Principal and Mr. Chad Mercado, Teacher
III. Personnel
Resignations
Employ New Staff
Transfers

IV. Consent Agenda

V. Approval of Minutes from June, 2014 Regular Meeting and June 2014
Financial Report
VI. Action Items
A. Policy Changes
B. Stipend Schedule Change
C. [...]



Conway angler wins $50,000 in the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

LITTLE ROCK – Conway angler Steve Scherrey took home the top prize in this year’s Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza. It was the second time Scherrey had won the tournament. In 2000, he won with a 6.76-pounnder.
The 6.98 pound bass he caught in the 8 a.m. hour on Saturday in the Dumas pool lifted him over [...]



Arkansas Blast ‘04 District Champs went undefeated in recent tournament play

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

The tournament was held in Maumelle on June 13-14. The Arkansas Blast went on to compete in the State Tournament the following weekend.



What’s Left?

Jul 10th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you all had a great 4th of July celebration - whether you came to the city’s extravaganza or had a celebration at home or with friends. The weather was fantastic. It almost felt a little “fall-ish” with the humidity being so low (for here). The high that day was about 83 degrees. One [...]