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City Employee of the Month

Jul 19, 2016 2:46pm

The City of Cabot recognized Fire Captain Chris Huinker as the employee of the month for July for his hard work and dedication during the month of June. Recently, an idea was mentioned to Huinker...

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Jul 19, 2016 3:05pm

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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.

Mayor...

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.

The...

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...

The Cabot School District’s Reading Road Trip is traveling through July 28 taking books to children and families during the summer break. Books are not only given away at the Road Trip Bus — all books are donated by patrons and students of Cabot School District — gently used school-appropriate books can be donated at the bus. From left, Jessica Hankins and Ashley Cooper make selections during the bus stop at Lonoke Exceptional Development Center. Photo Ed Galucki

Reading Road Trip schedule

Jun 14, 2016 4:25pm

The Reading Road Trip Bus will travel the Cabot School District through July 28 taking books to children and families during the summer break. In its four years of summer routes, pre-school routes...

Ward council OKs $4.8 million bond issue

Jun 14, 2016 4:25pm

Ward City Council members approved Monday a $4.8 million bond issue to pay the loan needed to build a new wastewater treatment plant. For three years the city wastewater treatment plant has...

Airmen and aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base took part in the 72nd anniversary commemoration of the June 6, 1944 allied landing at Normandy, establishing the beachhead for the WWII invasion of Europe. Four of the C-130s from the 48th and 62nd Airlift Squadrons of the 314th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base circle after airdropping 60 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., and the 173rd Airborne Brigade from Vicenza, Italy, over the “Iron Mike” Monument and La Fiere Drop Zone in Normandy, France. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Taylor).

Little Rock air base wing reprises D-Day role

Jun 14, 2016 4:23pm

In commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, U.S. Airmen from the 48th Airlift Squadron and 62nd Airlift Squadron of the 314th Airlift Wing from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas,...

Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting agenda

Jun 14, 2016 4:22pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from the...