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New Media announces agreement to acquire Stephens Media for $102.5 million

Feb 20, 2015 11:02am

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million in cash, subject to...

Lonoke County marriage licenses

Feb 20, 2015 11:02am

Lonoke County marriage licenses issued by County Clerk Dawn Porterfield, week of Feb. 2-6:

Joshua Allen Simpkins, 36, Ward - Catherine L Brock-Stinnett, 40, Ward

Christopher Allen...

Residents hole-up to weather the storm

Feb 20, 2015 11:02am

Fires that struck during the fair weather on Friday and Saturday caused more damage than the icy blast that struck Sunday and Monday morning. Some minor sledding injuries, a few vehicle accidents...

Special Olympics Polar Plunge, Chili Cookoff

Feb 20, 2015 11:02am

The first Special Olympics Polar Plunge and Chili Cookoff at Cabot, hosted by the Youth Activation Committee for Special Olympics Arkansas, will be Feb. 28, at Cabot Community Pond, 1881 Kerr...

Gauging interest for weather spotter training

Feb 20, 2015 11:02am

There are many times communities have been given precious advance warning of an approaching storm by Skywarn storm spotters - citizen volunteers who are trained by the National Weather Service,...

Monica Griffin, Cabot High School agricultural science adviser, speaks with superintendent Tony Thurman about the animal science center, part of the expanded agricultural program. The center would house sheep and goats in the animal husbandry program; a greenhouse next to it will be part of the horticultural sciences. The $2.1 million expansion is the last project in the 10-year building program at the high school. Photo Ed Galucki

Agri Center is $2.1 million porject

Feb 10, 2015 5:02pm

Cabot High School’s new agricultural sciences department, “Agri” for short, could be the exclamation point for the end of the 10-year-plus building program that made construction zones a hallmark...

Urban Forestry Council seeks nominees for annual award

Feb 10, 2015 5:02pm

Nominations for the annual Arkansas Urban Forestry Council award for urban forestry will be taken through March 6. The award recognizes Arkansans for urban forestry and community contributions by...

Cabot AARP meeting, speaker set

Feb 10, 2015 5:02pm

Tom Brannon, meteorologist at KTHV Channel 11, a Cabot native, will be the feature speaker for the Cabot AARP chapter meeting, 6 p.m., Feb. 23, at the Cabot Senior Citizens Center, 600 North Grant...

Little Library opens at Austin

Feb 10, 2015 4:02pm

A ribbon cutting marked the opening of the Austin Little Free Library at Austin City Hall. The library is stocked with books donated by the Cabot Library. Deborah Swayne Moore, director of the...

Jury levies prison in domestic battery case

Feb 10, 2015 4:02pm

A Lonoke County jury has levied a 72-month sentence to the Arkansas Department of Correction to a Cabot mother. Prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham said the sentence is 60 months for the charge of...