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Quorum Court stretches into the night after three hour meeting

Aug 25, 2015 5:32pm

Library changes, road department salaries and extra costs for the courthouse elevator combined to make for a three-hour quorum meeting on Thursday.

Justices of the Peace R.D. Hopper, B.J....

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Aug 18, 2015 11:24am

Anthony Clubbsand Shaina Irene Clubbs303 Webb Rd, England; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed August 3; unlisted assets.

Dwight Huntand Samantha HuntPO Box 1128, Carlisle; Chapter 13; unlisted...

WWII veterans to be honored in Spirit of 45 Ceremony

Aug 11, 2015 8:40am

The Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs and the Office of Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin will host a Spirit of 45 Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14.

The event will be held at...

Noted in statistics published Wednesday by Metroplan, Austin has taken first place as fastest growing city in central Arkansas with a five-year rate of 25 percent. Ward showed a 17-percent growth rate and Cabot about 10 percent for the same time. But with growth also comes traffic, though Mayor Bernie Chamberlain said she expects the north terminal interchange on U.S. Highway 67/167 to bring relief. Photo Ed Galucki

Austin noted as top grower region

Aug 11, 2015 6:27pm

Among the central Arkansas cities, the title “fastest-growing” has passed to Austin, according to information from Metrotrends, a demographic review published by Metroplan.

Metroplan is an...

Ward mayor keeps up fight for library

Aug 11, 2015 6:26pm

Among the business heard by the Lonoke-Prairie County Library System board of directors at the Aug. 4 meeting was suggestions from Ward mayor Art Brooke on keeping the Ward branch library open....

Calls for lifting Cuba embargo heard at Rice Expo

Aug 11, 2015 5:58pm

Want to see the government in Cuba change? Then end the trade embargo, district 13 state Representative David Hillman said in remarks during the 2015 Arkansas Rice Expo held Friday in the Grand...

Retired teachers to meet

Aug 11, 2015 6:51pm

The Lonoke Retired Teachers Association will meet Aug. 31 at Cabot United Methodist Church, 2003 South Pine St. (Arkansas Highway 89), and will begin with a potluck salad luncheon at 11:30 a.m....

Marriage licenses

Aug 11, 2015 6:00pm

Marriage licenses issued through the Lonoke County Clerk’s office, Aug. 3 – 7, 2015:

Robert Easter, 23, Ward - Ashley Allison, 20, Ward.

Jason White, 39, Lonoke - Sarah Ruffin, 26,...

State investigation leads to arrest of Austin man

Aug 11, 2015 5:57pm

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest Thursday of John Elwain Herndon of Austin on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct...


Aug 11, 2015 11:07am

Keo Trucking Inc, 164 Ar Hwy 232 W, Keo 72083 was incorporated on 7/22/15 by Michael D Williams

The Word Revealed Ministry, 31409 Hwy 107, Cabot 72023 was incorporated on 7/24/15 by Eric Or...


Aug 11, 2015 11:06am

Stephen C Pemberton1609 S First Street, Cabot; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed July 27; unlisted assets.

John Robert Somersand Kimberly Naoko Somers13 Willow Cove, Ward; Chapter 13; unlisted...