Governor Beebe: Flags to Fly at Half Staff on Friday in Honor of Fallen Marine

Irvin Martin Ceniceros August 29, 1989 - October 14, 2010 Little Rock – Governor Mike Beebe has issued a proclamation declaring all U.S. and Arkansas flags to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, to honor Marine Lance Corporal Irvin Martin Ceniceros. Ceniceros, from Knoxville in Johnson County, … [Read more...]

Boozman 13 point Lead, Beebe 16 point Lead in Latest Poll

Heading into the November 2nd general election, Cong. John Boozman (R) and Gov. Mike Beebe (D) enjoy double-digit leads.  But the two high-profile, top-of-the-ticket races are heading in different directions. In the U.S. Senate race, Boozman's margin over incumbent Democrat Sen. Blanche Lincoln … [Read more...]

Arkansas economy continues upward climb in per-capita income ranking

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas’s economy continued its upward climb today with the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) release of finalized 2009 per-capita personal income rankings, moving Arkansas up to 44th. This ranking places Arkansas at its highest point since BEA began collecting per-capita income data … [Read more...]

Beebe Receives Record Law Enforcement Support 73 out of 75 Sheriffs Endorsements

(Fort Smith) – In Fort Smith today, Governor Mike Beebe received the endorsement of 73 of Arkansas’s 75 sheriffs, supporting his bid for a second term as governor, an unprecedented show of confidence.   “I am honored to have the support of so many of Arkansas’s top law-enforcement officials,” … [Read more...]

University of Arkansas Announces Next Steps for Historical KATV Collection

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The largest moving image archive of Arkansas history, which consists of more than 24,000 hours of film and video footage dating back to the 1950s, was gifted to the University of Arkansas by Allbritton Communications and KATV Channel 7 in May 2009. An announcement regarding next … [Read more...]

Governor Beebe cash on hand crosses $3 million line

(LITTLE ROCK) – The Mike Beebe for Governor campaign will file its monthly financial report with the Secretary of State’s Office today for the month of July.  The report reflects $3,034,437.53 cash on hand and a year-to-date total of $3,798,627.85 raised, including $41,482.63 of in-kind … [Read more...]

Beebe Campaign Launches “Believe” Video

The Beebe for Governor campaign launched an online video entitled “Believe”, coordinated with a social-networking advertising campaign for the video beginning today.  Appearing on the campaign website and its social-networking sites, the short video highlights Beebe's personal history and strong … [Read more...]

Lance Bonds wins Democratic Primary for Stone County Sheriff

Democratic challenger Lance Bonds has defeated incumbent Todd Hudspeth in the Democratic Primary Special Election for Stone County Sheriff.  With all precincts reporting, Bonds received 1,950 votes to 1,555 for Hudspeth.  It was the third time voters cast votes in the race, after the first … [Read more...]

Arkansas Storm Update for Storms on April 30, 2010

North Little Rock, Ark. – Governor Mike Beebe issued a State of Emergency today to assist with storm response. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management is monitoring the severe weather and flooding activity that has occurred on April 30 and continuing. The State Emergency Operations Center is … [Read more...]

Beebe: Ruling is Vindication for Conway Center

Conway - A judge’s refusal to bar new admissions at the Conway Human Development Center is a vindication of sorts for the facility, Gov. Mike Beebe said today. U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes on Wednesday denied a request by the U.S. Justice Department for a preliminary injunction to halt the … [Read more...]