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Cabot Fire Department has long history

Nov 24, 2015 1:00pm

Cabot’s fire department history begins with the town’s earliest days in the late 1800s, beginning with a fire marshal who walked nightly patrols to call out citizens to fight fires, to a volunteer...

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Entry deadline for annual Cabot Christmas Parade set

Nov 24, 2015 1:38pm

Deadline to register to participate in the annual Cabot Christmas Parade is Dec. 7; the parade will take place on Dec. 13, organizer Matt Webber reminded in a press release.

“This year’s...

Special report: Where’s the fire?

Nov 23, 2015 3:50pm

In an era when “do more with less” is a guiding mantra for business as well as government, firefighters stand apart, like Boy Scouts seeking to “be prepared” in a world demanding greater...

THE MODERN FIREFIGHTER: Breaking with tradition to meet changing needs

Nov 23, 2015 3:40pm

Firefighters joke about their resistance to change, claiming for a motto: “One hundred years of tradition, unimpeded by progress.” Throughout most of that time, prevention was a secondary concern...

Cabot Public Works employees Craig Miller, left, and Darrell McKinnon were named Outstanding Volunteers by the Arkansas Urban Forestry, along with Cabot being named the 2015 Outstanding City. Photo Ed Galucki

Council flags houses, reports new fire truck

Nov 17, 2015 4:22pm

Business matters of the Cabot City Council at the Nov. 16 meeting were completed in about 10 minutes; giving Mayor Bill Cypert plenty of time to tell of the completion of the second-to-last of the...

Among the winners of the 2015 Hometown Health poster contest winners from Cabot School District elementary schools recognized at the Nov. 16 school board meeting were, from left, Gracie Hale, Bobby McGee, Alysson Kohler, Anna Walker and Brianna Noah; not at the meeting were Jaden Perkins, Anna Kendall, Trinitee Plummer and Annalisa Stribling. The winning artwork will be featured in the 2016 Hometown Health calendar. Presenting the certificates of recognition were, left, Lonoke County Health Department director Milton Garris and school board president Brian Evans. Photo Ed Galucki.

Understanding patchwork of PARCC test results “difficult”

Nov 17, 2015 4:20pm

District PARCC test results, openings for pre-kindergarten, buying and selling real estate, student recognition and an expulsion were on the agenda of the Nov. 16 meeting of the Cabot School...


Arkansas Farm Bureau promotes Wood

Nov 17, 2015 4:24pm

Autumn Wood of Cabot has been promoted to membership marketing specialist at Arkansas Farm Bureau, where she will be responsible for managing and expanding marketing strategies to promote...

Austin begins bicycle patrol

Nov 17, 2015 4:24pm

Circumstances and opportunity came together for Austin, leading to the city’s first bicycle patrol - appropriately kicked off on Halloween when pedestrian traffic is likely the highest. Chief of...

Candidates set for 2016

Nov 17, 2015 4:19pm

Only six Democratic candidates filed for election to the county positions open for the 2016 General Election. Of those, two are uncontested leaving four races between party candidates to be...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Nov 17, 2015 1:45pm

Charges filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court by prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham:

Kimberly Joan Hammonds, 44, Austin, 43CR-15-550: theft of property (felony).

Richard Oshay Hammond,...


Nov 16, 2015 3:11pm

Patricia Lynn Reed7811 Hwy 256, England; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed Nov. 2; unlisted assets.

James D Westand Mary E West, A/K/A Mary E Holt175 Ashlyn, Ward; Chapter 13; unlisted debt...