“At Your Leisure”


Have you ever wanted to get together with a few of your friends or find a unique activity for your group or club? We will schedule a class just for you. How about a one day oil painting, jewelry making, Ukranian egg decorating, jeweled spider art, stress reduction techniques or photography class. We can accommodate […]

Kids Photography Offered At Education Center


Welcome to the wonderful world of photography. On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, FFB Community Education Center is offering for the first time a four (4) hour photography class for middle and high school age kids. The class begins at 10:00 a.m. and will end at 2:00 p.m. The cost of the class is $20.00. A […]

Community Education Center Is Considering Offering A Knitting Class

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FFB Community Education Center is constantly on the lookout for new instructors who can teach new material to our residents and visitors who are always hungry for new challenges. Clinton resident, Winnie Brown, has agreed and is willing to teach a class on the five (5) basic points of knitting. The class will be three […]

ASU-Beebe: Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s Lists


Two hundred, forty students earned academic achievement during the Spring, 2014 semester at Arkansas State University-Beebe. Students named to the Academic Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s Lists were announced by Dr. Ted Kalthoff, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Students with 15 credit hours or more completed during the semester must have a 4.0 grade point average […]

Governor Honors Local Student

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Honor Student Awarded…On May 3, 2014, Governor, Mike Beebe and First Lady, Ginger, hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion for the 2014 honor students from around the state. Included in the picture are Nikki Owen, honor student from Shirley High School, her brother Joseph Owen, and her mother Rose Owen.

SHS Class of 1964 Celebrates 50th Reunion

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Top row, (left to right) Sam Huggins, Jim Berry, 1st grade teacher Jackie (Williams)Maxwell, Glen Dee Berry, Arthur Henson;  seated, (left to right)  Margaret (Smith) Earnhart, Lora (Hensley) Loge, LaDonna (Eoff) Bennett, and Donna (Ward) Norman Fifty years ago, May 8, 1964, was the graduation day for 15 Shirley High School Students. Saturday, May 10, […]

A Testamonial


If any of you are trying to decide how important our Community Education Center is and whether or not you should support it by purchasing tickets to ‘Cheeseburgers in Paradise’ on the 17th, please read the letter below that our Ukrainian Egg decorator instructor, Chuck Dawson, received last week. Hello Chuck, My name is Darlene […]

GED Graduation 2014 Set

The North Central Career Center Adult Education Program (NCCCAE) will hold its 2014 GED Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Clinton School Auditorium at 115 Joe Bowling Road, Clinton, AR 72031. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. All friends, relatives, and interested persons are welcome to attend. Certificates will be presented […]

Jacob Maez Heads to National Conference

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Jacob Maez, son of Jody and Trina Maez of Prim will be attending the FBLA National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee this summer.  Jacob is a student of West Side School.  He will be representing West Side and the State of Arkansas as he competes in the area of Business Calculations.  We wish him all the […]

Crosseyed Auction Recipients


Pictured left to right are Randy Moore, principal; Sidney Burgess, Marquis Perkins-Landon, Natalie Berry, and Ricky Ridgway, Crosseyed sponsor. Sidney and Marquis are planning to attend Arkansas Tech. Natalie plans to attend UCA. Each received a $1,000 scholarship. The money for the scholarships came from the Crosseyed Silent Auction held in April. I want to […]