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High winds swept through Lonoke County on Wednesday, leaving behind a dozens of downed trees and powerlines but no significant damage, although power was knocked out overnight to the central portion of Cabot. Jack Lowman checks out the large oak that was brought down in his yard. photo Ed Galucki

Storm knocks down trees, power lines

Jul 29, 2014 6:26pm

As violent as it was, the storm that struck Wednesday caused no tornado alarms, although some suspect it may have had some rotation in it. The storm left a trail of downed trees, broken utility...

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Ice cream social to be July 29

Jul 08, 2014 7:32am

The Cabot Chamber of Commerce will have its 10th Annual Business After Hours at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29.

It will be an ice cream social and will be held at the Army National Guard Armory...

Cabot’s Goings honored

Jul 08, 2014 12:33pm

As a business leader and involved citizen in the Cabot area, Allstate exclusive agency owner J. Mark Goings has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.

The Allstate Premier...

Cabot’s Grisham, Glover earn awards from University if Arkansas

Jul 08, 2014 12:32pm

FAYETTEVILLE – Lindsay Grisham and Holly Glover of Cabot recently received awards from the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas.

Grisham received the...

A ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday by city officials and other community leaders marked the beginning of construction of the Cabot Outdoor Sports Complex, on Bill Foster Highway. Photo Ed Galucki

City sees start of sports complex

Jul 03, 2014 9:31am

Groundbreaking for the Cabot Outdoor Sports Complex was held last Thursday; the $13 million project joins others now under way that are funded by nearly $40 million in improvement bonds approved...

Former Ward parks director faces charges

Jul 03, 2014 9:29am

Courtney Dawn Dorman, 39, former Ward Parks and Recreation director, will appear in Lonoke County Circuit Court, July 7, for plea and arraignment in charges of Obtaining Signature By Deception (...

Sheriff fires two

Jul 03, 2014 9:36am

On Monday, Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley said that he had terminated the employment of two employees, who were later arrested by the Arkansas State Police for the offense of release/disclosure...

Lonoke County Road Department employees who took part in the Faulkner County tornado response were given a special “Thank You” by Faulkner County Judge Allen Dodson during the June 26 Quorum Court meeting.	Those responding were Darrell Bowlan, Dakota Hagar, Dennis Johnson, Ray Maples, Jimmy Phillips, Vernon Phillips, David Sullivan, John Robinson, Charlie Wallace, and Les Carpenter - not pictured Roger Light and Jimmy Brewer.

Just dropped by to say ‘Thank You, so much’

Jul 03, 2014 9:30am

Although it was Faulkner County where the April 27 tornado ripped through central Arkansas, it was the major subject of the June 26 Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting. “Nobody helped us more than...

Cabot Farmers Market

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:31am

It was signs about the Market that prompted a Saturday morning visit to see what would be available, Gil Moser of Jacksonville said. “It was worth the trip,” Rhonda Moser said. Ethan Harris, Wyatt...

Mailbag | Time to cut red tape

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:27am

Farming has always been important to Arkansas. Even today, one in six Arkansas jobs are rooted in agriculture. Farming isn’t old-fashioned, it’s a field where innovation and technology have helped...

John Dock | Travels across the country

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:28am

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinion column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent in 1963 and 1964; the writer remarked on events and...