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Council Approves Placing Sales Tax Increase Proposal on Nov. 4th Ballot; Sets Date for Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE Editor/Publisher The Beebe City Council Monday night approved an ordinance which will place a proposed 1/4 of 1-cent sales tax as a funding source for improved fire protection. The action comes as somewhat of a tactical maneuver as the county is placing a similar proposal on the Nov. 4th ballot but […]



Pete Jones

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Obituaries

Pete Jones, 85, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday morning, August 20, 2014.  He was born December 31, 1928 to the late Charlie and Irene Jones.  Pete went to work at a young age in the sawmills for E. A. Steward and later for Mr. Bumpas.  He retired from Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Little Rock […]



Rev. Patrick Lloyd “PL” Cronk

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Obituaries

Rev. Patrick Lloyd “PL” Cronk, 86, of McRae, AR, died August 25, 2014 at White County Medical Center in Searcy, AR after a long battle with cancer. He was born March 1, 1928 in Sunol, NE to the late Adrian and Jessie Simpson Cronk. He is survived by his wife Imogene Cronk of McRae, AR; […]



Raymell Nottenkamper

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Obituaries

Raymell Nottenkamper, 79, of Beebe, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014. She was born on January 21, 1935 to Dolphus King and Predith Alread King in Tyronza, Arkansas. Raymell was self employed in the Agriculture business.  Raymell was a member of the United Methodist Church of Floyd.  She was preceded in death by four […]



Michael A. Cothern

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Obituaries

Michael A. Cothern, 53 of Middleburg, Fl,  passed away July 31, 2014 at the St. Vincent’s Medical Center Middleburg, Fl. A native of Tampa, Fl Michael attended and was a graduate of the local schools. He was of the Baptist faith and was employed with Storm Engineering Industry. Mr. Cothern is survived by his wife […]



Walmart Hiring for Up to 95 Jobs for New Cabot Walmart Neighborhood Market

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Features

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Deer Hunt Permits Available for Injured Veterans

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Sports

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Badgers Kickoff 2014 – 2015 Football Season

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What’s Left?

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Opinion

Well, summer is really over – maybe not officially- Autumn officially begins Sept. 23rd – but since school started this week – it is, in reality, over for most of us. And this week may end up being the hottest week of the summer. We had a big rain storm yesterday (Monday) afternoon and then […]



New Businesses Under Construction

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Top Story

If you’ve driven by Walmart anytime within the past few months, you have noticed that there are several structures being built.   According to the former landowner, John P. Hayes, the businesses that are under construction now are, beginning at the right (west) of Walmart are: AutoZone, Anytime Fitness, Dollar Tree, Hibbett Sports, AT&T and […]