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Austin council OKs rifles, to reconsider dog rules

Sep 29, 2015 5:26pm

New patrol car problems, new police rifles and stiffer dog control rules were among the matters considered by the Austin City Council at the Monday night meeting.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy...

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Always room for more, some of the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lonoke County take time for a group picture.

CASA of Lonoke County expands, more volunteers needed

Sep 15, 2015 5:19pm

Court appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lonoke County has worked over 15 years to meet the needs of children of the county who have been caught up in Arkansas’ foster care system; the work is...

Among those turning the ceremonial shovels of dirt marking start of construction of the expansion of Cabot Veterans Park Community Center included state Senator Eddie Joe Williams, former mayor of Cabot; aldermen Ed Long, Kevin Davis, Chamber of Commerce executive director Amy Williams, Lonoke County Library system director Deborah Moore, Parks and Recreation Commission chairman Ken Kincaid and commissioner Maggie Cope; school board member Ricky Hill, and others. Photo Ed Galucki

Groundbreaking marks start of Community Center expansion.

Sep 15, 2015 5:17pm

Groundbreaking at the Cabot Veterans Park Community Center on Friday marked the beginning of construction of one of the last of the projects to be funded through the bond issue approved by voters...

City Council to consider police body camera system

Sep 15, 2015 5:14pm

Among the considerations of the Cabot City Council agenda meeting was a request to purchase a body-mounted video camera system for city police officers, with a cost of about $70,000 spread over...

Cabot AARP meeting, Sept. 28

Sep 15, 2015 5:22pm

The Cabot AARP chapter will meet at 6 p.m., Sept. 28, at Cabot Senior Center, 600 North Grant St. A potluck supper will be served, a short business discussion and entertainment.


‘Longest veterans parade’ to pass through Lonoke County

Sep 15, 2015 5:22pm

Re-enactment of the 1920 trial trans-continental convoy by the Army, exploring the use of motorized transport, will pass through Lonoke County on U.S. Highway 70, on Sept 30. The re-enactment is...

National Rice Month

Sep 15, 2015 5:22pm

September is National Rice Month, so, with Arkansas being the leading producer of U.S. Rice and Lonoke County being in the heart of the rice-growing area of the state, it is fitting to mark the...

Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Sep 15, 2015 5:21pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from...

Lions Club pancake breakfast

Sep 15, 2015 5:20pm

The annual Cabot Lions Club pancake breakfast will be held the morning of CabotFest, Oct. 10. Serving is 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., in the Fellowship Hall of Cabot First Baptist Church, 204 N.Third St....

Remembering 9/11

Sep 15, 2015 5:18pm

Cabot Fire Chief Phil Robinson was one of the speakers at the 9-11 memorial sponsored by Criswell-Robinson American Legion Post 71 and hosted by Home Depot Friday. Other speakers included Cabot...

Cabot Panther Hall of Fame Banquet set

Sep 15, 2015 5:17pm

The 2015 Cabot Panther Hall of Fame Banquet will be Oct. 17, in the cafeteria of Cabot Junior High School North.

The banquet will honor this year’s Hall of Fame inductees Joe Allman, Linda...