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Five-year, stage IV cancer survivor Stacy Goforth at the start of the Women Can Run at Conway, with her granddaughters Abby Goforth, 12, and Braelyn Morrow, 9. Goforth said Braelyn beat both her and Abby’s time, placing second in her age division. Goforth’s goal is to complete the Little Rock Marathon.

Surviving through faith

May 17, 2016 2:46pm

Faced with the news that she was in stage IV, aggressive breast cancer; that it had spread through her lungs, liver and deep into lymph nodes; with no maintenance drugs available should she manage...

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Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair, birth of a new city festival

May 03, 2016 3:03pm

It is not CabotFest, nor is it the Strawberry Festival, but perhaps in the future the Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair will join the ranks of the city’s regular festivals. “It has been a...

60 years of the Cabot Star-Herald

May 03, 2016 3:08pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1971 headlines and stories:

Jan. 8, 1971: Mayor Obtains...

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are restoring an early 1800s pioneer cemetery on the grounds of Old Austin Baptist Church, and while documenting the history of the area have uncovered many ties to the Civil War. The marker, at the junction of Ray Sowell Road with Arkansas Highway 38, will be dedicated at a later date.

The Civil War at Austin

May 03, 2016 3:04pm

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are...

Austin council OKs two ‘new’ trucks for fire department

Apr 26, 2016 3:53pm

Austin City Council members on Monday approved the purchase of two fire trucks for the Austin Volunteer Fire Department.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy Williams, Randy Ryan, Rusty Eisenhower...

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people.” “This is what it is all about, us, the people,” he said. While “In God We Trust” is sometimes controversial, “There is no question with this, and it covers everybody… and it means the officers are part of the people.” There have been no complaints about the phrase being on the vehicles, he added. Photo Ed Galucki

Making a statement

Apr 26, 2016 3:51pm

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution...

James Brock sits on his mule-pulled wagon last , giving mules Sugar and Little Sister a break while his dog Copper explores the area around Watson Chapel Baptist Church. Brock, who had traveled to Minden, La., in the wagon, was making the return trip to Lonoke County. (Ray King/Pine Bluff Commercial)

Brock uses mule power to go from state to state

Apr 26, 2016 1:13pm

Traveling from state to state is usually no big deal, you just jump in a vehicle and away you go.

It’s a little different, though, when you rely on a couple of mules to provide the...

Cabot Farmers Market sets opening

Apr 26, 2016 1:12pm

Cabot Farmers Market, sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful, Inc., will open for its ninth year on May 7, Matt Webber, market co-manager, said in a press release.

“It already promises to be an...

Rachel Powell and Xin Ying

Powell dancing in New York

Apr 26, 2016 1:10pm

Cabot’s Rachel Powell who is a student at the Martha Graham Dance School in New York and is seen with Xin Ying, principal dancer at the school with Powell at the school’s 90th Anniversary Gala at...

Cabot Mayor Bill Cypert present Cody Arlege with a plaque naming him Employee of the Month for April, because of his hard work and dedication. In March, Arledge was transferred from street laborer to city Grounds Maintenance, following much praise by the Street Superintendent who said Arlege constantly goes “above and beyond” in job performance, and has the aptitude to learn anything given to do. This was seen when Arlege began learning the city traffic management system to be a “backup” in the event the Traffic Manager is unavailable. Submitted photo

City Employee of the Month

Apr 26, 2016 1:06pm

Cabot Mayor Bill Cypert present Cody Arlege with a plaque naming him Employee of the Month for April, because of his hard work and dedication. In March, Arledge was transferred from street laborer...

Prom party nets 33 under-age drinkers

Apr 26, 2016 3:55pm

According to a Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office press release issued Monday, 33 under-age youth were served alcohol at a party at a Lonoke County residence, apparently celebrating a high school prom...