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Tax fee weekend Aug. 6-7

Jul 26, 2016 3:54pm

While black Friday tends to be the most popular day for Christmas shopping, store check out lines will see a similar shopping madness trend this weekend as parents and children prepare to swamp...

Ice cream social

Jul 26, 2016 3:49pm

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Busbea appointed as Bishop

Jul 05, 2016 12:36pm

The Cabot Ward of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently had a change in leadership.

The newly appointed Bishopric is: Bishop Brian Busbea, First counselor Tim Schulte...


Raines promoted at CJRW

Jul 05, 2016 12:20pm

Mark Raines, longtime veteran TV journalist and communications executive, has been named Vice President and Director of Public Relations at CJRW.

Raines, of Cabot, joined CJRW in 2014. He...


McDonald promoted to colonel

Jul 05, 2016 12:08pm

Cabot native Chris McDonald was recently promoted to Colonel in the United States Air Force.

McDonald, who graduated from Cabot High School in 1985, is now the Director of Intelligence,...

With the 19th Airlift Wing’s newest, and last, C-130J as a backdrop, Jacksoville mayor Gary Fletcher presents Gen. Carlton Everheart II, commander Air Mobility Command, with a key to the city to mark the event. Everheart piloted the C-130 Hercules from the Lockheed-Martin plant in Georgia, where it was built, to Little Rock Air Force Base. This will be the last new aircraft for the 19AW, though two more are slated for the 314 AW. Photo Ed Galucki

Last new C-130 delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base

Jun 21, 2016 3:53pm

Amid the Ruffles and Flourishes of military ceremony, the last new C-130J Hercules, tail number 16-5796, slated for the 19 Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, was delivered by Gen. Carlton...

Resolutions, planning ahead at Cabot City Council

Jun 21, 2016 2:39pm

Plans for West Main Street improvements, beautification projects, new senior citizen center and other quality of life were pointed out during the city council meeting on Monday night.


Quorum Court puts finishing touch on courthouse security

Jun 21, 2016 4:41pm

Lonoke County Quorum Court members relented last Thursday, and voted to fund two additional deputies, which opens the way to completing Courthouse security measures begun five years ago.


Animal Control director Mike Wheeler, at the June 1 City Council agenda meeting, told of Arkansans Reading for Furry Friends, a co-operative program with the Cabot Library. In the program, volunteers, “eight years to 99 years old,” come in to read to the animals. “It sounds trivial, but it is really good for the animals,” and helps calm them when people are present, and has the dual benefit of making animals more adoptable and it gives someone reading practice. Summer Hill takes a turn at reading to some “clients.” Photo Bridget McElhaney.

Summer reading at the library

Jun 21, 2016 4:14pm

Animal Control director Mike Wheeler, at the June 1 City Council agenda meeting, told of Arkansans Reading for Furry Friends, a co-operative program with the Cabot Library. In the program,...

County OES plans for mass shooting

Jun 21, 2016 2:40pm

With the Orlando mass shooting only days earlier, the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class sponsored by the Lonoke County Office of Emergency Services suddenly became in high...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Jun 21, 2016 2:12pm

Devin Bryant Staton Box, 19, England, 43CR-16-300: terroristic threatening (felony).

Dustin Tingue, 18, Cabot, 43CR-16-301: possession of controlled substance – schedule I/II (...

Zion Hill Baptist Church to have community picnic

Jun 20, 2016 10:22pm

Zion Hill Baptist Church invites the community to its 21st annual Church and Community Picnic, Sunday, July 3,beginning at 6 p.m., for games, food, fun, and a community fireworks display. This...