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All other security measures are in place for the Lonoke County Courthouse, where the security portal stands idle for lack of personnel. Photo Ed Galucki

Quorum court stalls on Courthouse security

May 25, 2016 11:19am

Courthouse security measures of electronic door locks are installed, video surveillance is running, panic buttons available, and entry control now limits public entrance to the long-unused front...

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‘I’m a loser’

May 24, 2016 4:02pm

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Resident ask city council, mayor for help

May 17, 2016 2:22pm

What to do when drug trafficking is suspected? Candi Potter, a Barnwell Drive resident, called on the mayor and city council to help with a burgeoning drug problem she said has developed in the...

Making pigs fly in summer daycamp at Magness Creek Elementary School

May 17, 2016 2:44pm

Build a solar powered robot, create an eco-adventure park, conceive and develop a new product and more in the week-long Camp Invention, a summer enrichment daycamp program at Magness Creek...

AustinFest set for Saturday

May 17, 2016 3:00pm

AustinFest, the City of Austin’s annual celebration, will be this Saturday and opening at 10 a.m. with a parade.

The all-day event will include a beauty pageant for ages birth to 18 years...

The crack of bats echoed for the first time at Cabot’s new sports complex Saturday as 83 teams battled it out in an Arkansas Sports Events sponsored tournament. Parks director John Crow said preparation of the Complex continued up to the time for the tournament. “The fryers for the concessions were put in just last night … We have a great bunch of teens figuring out how everything works,” he said. Grand opening of the Sporst Complex will be this Saturday at 9 a.m.; opening of the adjacent Water Park will be at 11 a.m. Photo Ed Galucki

Bats swing at Sports Complex

May 17, 2016 2:56pm

The crack of bats echoed for the first time at Cabot’s new sports complex Saturday as 83 teams battled it out in an Arkansas Sports Events sponsored tournament. Parks director John Crow said...

Quorum Court meets Thursday

May 17, 2016 2:30pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from the...

Sidewalk, bus, T-shirts on Council agenda

May 17, 2016 2:23pm

Business conducted by the Cabot City Council at the May 16 meeting was mainly routine matters, with only one issue promting a brief debate.

Aldermen Ed Long, Ann Gilliam, Rick Prentice, Ron...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

May 17, 2016 2:06pm

Charges filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court, May 1 - May 13, 2016:

Jeremy Chase Wilcox, 32, Cabot, 43CR-16-227: second-degree domestic battering (felony); domestic battering (felony);...

About 100 cars entered the seventh annual Cabot High School Cruzers Car Show, held Saturday. Gary Thornton, left, of North Little Rock watches as CHS Cruzers judges evaluate his 1956 Ford Thunderbird. From left, Brannom Payne (alumnus); Keifer Sorderland (alumnus); Bailey Guthrie (student); Matt Turner (student); Nick Honea (alumnus); James Eversole (student). Judges not pictured were Zack King (student) and Daniel Bryant (alumnus) Photo Ed Galucki

CHS Cruzers host seventh car show

May 10, 2016 3:28pm

Clear skies, fair temperatures combined Saturday into one of the best shows in the seven-year history of the Cabot High Cruzers Car Shows, organizer Mary Ray remarked.

Saturdays entries...

Committee considers how to get Lonoke County wet

May 10, 2016 3:28pm

Members of the Quorum Court Economic Development Committee met Thursday to discuss actions to take to bring alcohol sales to Lonoke County, and found it might be easier said than done.

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Saturday marked the first Cabot Community Arts and Crafts Fair, hopefully to join ranks with CabotFest, Strawberry Festival and Cabot Farmers Market as a community event. On Saturday, organizer Rhonda McCall said response was a good sign that the idea could catch on. Proceeds of the Fair will go to support the police and fire departments for needs not covered by the regular city budget. Avan Moore, with daughter Alyssa Dixon and friend Katelyn McCray check out the offerings of JAM, personalizing and custom creations by Jennifer Johnston of Jacksonville. Photo Ed Galucki

Promising start

May 10, 2016 3:25pm

Saturday marked the first Cabot Community Arts and Crafts Fair, hopefully to join ranks with CabotFest, Strawberry Festival and Cabot Farmers Market as a community event. On Saturday, organizer...