Archive for December 2016

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ASU Beebe: Students Earn Computer Forensics Essentials Certification

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Education

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Beebe Jr. High Career Development Student Job Interviews

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Education

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Council Recognizes Beebe Police at Last Meeting of the Year

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: News and Features

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Deon Benton Carter

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Deon Benton Carter was born May 14, 1924 and died December 19, 2016. Survivors include sister-in-law, Mable Benton and incredible caregiver and niece Ima Rainwater. Family and friends will gather for burial at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Mt. Olive Cemetery near Floyd. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com



James Sykes

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Sykes, 81, of McRae, Arkansas, was born August 19, 1935 at Heber Springs, Arkansas to Casper and Lillie (Allen) Sykes, and he passed away Monday, December 19, 2016. He was a proud United States Army veteran and retired from AT&T Teletype at age 51. He was a dedicated, hard worker and a fantastic dad, […]



Jesse Ben Kirkland

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Jesse Ben Kirkland passed away peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2016 at his home in El Paso, Arkansas. He was born to Lenard Forrest and Lucy Tanna Riley Kirkland March 15, 1938 in El Paso. He is predeceased by his parents, his son Lynn Kirkland, his daughter Paula Blakemore, three grandsons, Andy Earles, Jesse Kirkland and […]



Emil Salmon

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Emil Salmon, 71, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born February 25, 1945 at Beebe, to E. W. and Annie Taylor, and she went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was a loving mother and grandmother who always had a smile for everyone. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Billy Joe. Emil loved […]



Carol Sue Williams (Ridings)

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Carol Sue Williams (Ridings) passed away December 13, 2016 at UAMS in Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her brother, Timmy Ridings of Beebe, and her husband, Richard (Dickie) Williams of North Little Rock. Carol was born on January 15, 1963 in North Carolina to Allen and Barbara Ridings. She attended Beebe public […]



What’s Left?

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Opinion

We had our family Christmas get together last Saturday night and it was lots of fun. We had to pay attention to the weather – there were storms moving in and later really cold air. It was good to see everyone but there is never enough time to talk to everyone. My two little great-nephews […]



This Week In Badger Basketball

Dec 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Sports

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