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The Monday morning crash of a single-engine aircraft in rural Lonoke County is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Agency and the Natonal Transportation Safety Board. The pilot, George Smith, 75, of North Little Rock, died after being airlifted to a nearby hospital. Submitted photo - Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office.

Pilot dies in Lonoke County plane crash

Oct 21, 2014 5:32pm

A report of the crash of a single-engine aircraft in the Panola Road area of central Lonoke County was confirmed by Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley. The call reporting the crash was received at...

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Early voting gets under way

Oct 21, 2014 5:32pm

Cabot resident Nancy Cohea gets ready to vote as one of the first to cast ballots in early voting on Monday. Lonoke County Clerk Larry Clarke reported that 483 voters cast their ballots at Cabot,...

Jeremy Gillam was named recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award at the Arkansas Community Colleges fall conference.

ASU-Beebe: Several Honored at Arkansas Conference

Oct 21, 2014 5:43pm

Arkansas State University-Beebe students, faculty, staff, and alumni were recently honored at the Arkansas Community Colleges, formerly Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges, fall conference...

Valley promoted with Boy Scouts

Oct 21, 2014 5:37pm

The Quapaw Area Council is excited to announce that Donnie Valley has been promoted to District Executive for the Three Rivers District (Includes Prairie, Lonoke, White, and Woodruff Counties) in...

AT&T War Memorial Scholarship awarded, Vietnam veteran honored

Oct 21, 2014 5:36pm

Halftime of the Oct. 18 University of Arkansas Razorback game at War Memorial Stadium/AT&T Field included formal presentation of the third annual AT&T War Memorial Scholarship, and...

Rochelle honored at State Fair

Oct 21, 2014 5:34pm

Lindsey Rochelle, 19, of Ward won the Stall Decor award at the 2014 Arkansas State Fair Rodeo Queen contest in Little Rock on Saturday, Oct. 18. With her is the fair’s general manager, Ralph...


Double murder brings doubled sentence

Oct 14, 2014 6:50pm

Double sentences of life in prison were handed down Thursday by a Lonoke County jury in the trial of the Dec. 2011 killings of two people at Cabot. The killings had come only days after the...

Early voting begins Monday

Oct 14, 2014 7:00pm

Early voting begins Monday and voters using the Cabot voting site have a new location for the 2014 General Election, County Clerk Larry Clarke announced. “The RE:NEW Community Church…has...

Dr. James Hertzog and Will Feland are the newest members of the Cabot Panther Foundation Hall of Fame, Hertzog and Feland were honored at the [ ] annual Hall of Fame Banquet held Tuesday in the cafetorium of the new Cabot School District Freshman Academy. Photo Ed Galucki

Cabot Panther Foundation Hall of Fame Banquet honors two

Oct 14, 2014 6:59pm

The 6th annual Cabot Panther Foundation Hall of Fame Banquet, held Tuesday at Cabot Freshman Academy, marked the induction of two more Cabot alumni to the list of individuals who have given...

Real Proud, Real Panthers

Oct 14, 2014 6:55pm

Bank of Little Rock Mortgage and the Cabot Panthers recognized three Cabot High School students on Friday, October 10, during Cabot’s varsity football game against the West Memphis Blue Devils....

Freshman Academy principal Tanya Spillane and Cabot School District superintendent Tony Thurman make the ceremonial ribbon cut marking the opening of the $22 million Cabot School District Freshman Academy. Cabot residents, School District Board of Directors, city officials and others gathered Monday at the district’s newest campus, which was completed in early summer and began operating with the new school year, for the ceremonial grand opening. Photo Ed Galucki

School district marks opening of Freshman Academy

Oct 07, 2014 6:51pm

Grand opening of the Cabot School District Freshman Academy was celebrated Monday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting sponsored by the Cabot Chamber of Commerce. The Academy was completed with just...