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2015 marks 60 years for Cabot Star

Feb 24, 2015 6:26am

This year will mark 60 years since Cone and Betty Magie founded the Cabot Star, with its first edition printed in October 1955. At the beginning, Cone and Betty wrote the stories, and sold the...


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Lonoke County Office of Emergency Management director Rita Schmitz becomes passionate when speaking about disaster preparedness, especially tornados. The picture, taken after the April 2014 tornado that swept through Mayflower and Vilonia, shows where a home formerly stood - leaving only the hardened tornado safe room. Photo Ed Galucki

Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

Feb 03, 2015 5:48pm

How long could an average Lonoke County resident get by without any utilities – no water service, no electricity, no gas? How many handicapped-capable vans are there in the area? What locations...

Military Appreciation Night

Feb 03, 2015 5:46pm

Military Appreciation Night was part of the Cabot-Searcy basketball games last Friday at Panther Arena. Between the boy’s and girl’s games all current and past military members were brought to the...

Mother to prison for baby’s death

Feb 03, 2015 5:45pm

A mother arrested in May 2014 on suspicion of manslaughter has pleaded guilty to the charge in a plea agreement offered by prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham. On Monday, Lindsey Diane Colbert, 28,...

Bishops Todd Scheibe of Jacksonville Ward and while Justin Rigby serves Cabot

Two airmen serve two congregations

Feb 03, 2015 3:30pm

Two local Air Force members spend a considerable chunk of their off-duty time as lay ministers, leading memberships in Cabot and Jacksonville.

Todd Scheibe is bishop of the Jacksonville Ward...

Senate Pages twins Cameron and Caleb Smith with state Sen. Eddie Joe Williams and twins Loretta and Lauren Turner. Both sets of twins are from Cabot.

Seeing double at the state Senate

Feb 03, 2015 6:06pm

Two sets of twins from Cabot served as pages for the Arkansas Senate this year, Lauren and Loretta Turner and Cameron and Caleb Smith. Long-time Capitol observers and staff believe it is the first...

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Roast & Toast Banquet to be held March 10

Feb 03, 2015 6:02pm

The Cabot Scholarship Foundation Twentieth Anniversary Roast and Toast Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10 in the Cabot Junior High North Cafeteria. The event will honor students...

Grand Prairie Civil War Roundtable meeting

Feb 03, 2015 5:37pm

The Grand Prairie Civil War Round Table Meeting will be 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Lonoke County Museum, 215 South East Front St. (U.S. Highway 70), Lonoke. Please join us as William Baker...

Annual award winners announced at Air Base

Feb 03, 2015 5:26pm

The annual Team Little Rock Awards ceremony held Jan.30 at Embassy Suites at Little Rock honored the “best of the best” in the 19th and 314th Airlift Wings, according to a press release.


Purity Ball to be held in Cabot

Feb 03, 2015 3:39pm

The Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be hosting a teen purity retreat called, “Let’s Talk About Sex” on Feb. 27-28.

Pastor Travis Young and Vicki Parker will serve as counselors for the event...

Prosecutor: England police fatal shooting justified

Jan 30, 2015 4:23pm

In a letter dated Thursday and to the England Police Department, Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney Chuck Graham said he has found England police officer John Siems was justified in the Jan. 9...