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Nick Butterfield of Ward, observer, Eric Holloway, Coach Larry Blackmon , Justin Elbert, Ryan Burton. Angie Grubb, Josh Collins, Roland Csege. (Submitted photo)

UALR student attends construction competition in Dallas

Apr 17, 2014 3:16pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock student Nicholas Butterfield of Ward attended the 2014 Associated Schools of Construction and TEXO International Student Competition, held in Dallas Feb. 22-...

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Waterworks gets clean bill of health

Apr 02, 2014 6:27pm

Comfortable summer weather is generally good news, but last year’s milder summer may have dented the Cabot Waterworks operating margin. Commissioners heard at the March 27 that a slight drop in...

March 31, 1976: on the other side of town, Betty Magie, one of the publishers of the Cabot Star-Herald, stepped out of the newspaper’s new South Pine Street office to take this picture of the tornado as it tore through the center of Cabot.

38 years ago

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 6:14pm

It was 38 years ago, March 31, 1976, that a tornado cut through the center of Cabot, killing five people and forever changing the face of the city; debris hung in trees for years afterward. The...

Beyond Boundaries volunteer Wendi Stock leads Smoke, a 12-year-old Tennessee Walker/Quarter Horse Mare, during a ride by Lonoke Middle School student Paul Hahn during a recent therapy session. Also pictured are side walker Tatum Thompkins and therapist Garrett Polk. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Volunteering is way to help at hippotherapy facility

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 6:15pm

Located near Ward Central Elementary School in northern Lonoke County, Beyond Boundaries, a nonprofit hippotherapy facility, is a great way for a person to volunteer their time in a rewarding...

Roberson announces as candidate for sheriff

Mar 27, 2014 11:49am

After taking a breather for nearly two years, he is ready to climb back into the saddle and resume work in law enforcement, Jim Roberson said in announcing he is asking for the Republican...

Brown announces for circuit clerk

Mar 27, 2014 11:47am

Denise Brown, former Lonoke County Circuit Clerk, is running for the Republican nomination for the position.

“When previously elected, my goals were to serve you more efficiently,” she said...

Porterfield running for county clerk

Mar 27, 2014 11:45am

Dawn Portertfield announced that she will be seeking the office of Lonoke County Clerk.

Serving as Deputy clerk from 2003-2006, and as County Clerk from 2007-2012, Porterfield has been...

Oglesby seeks re-election as circuit clerk

Mar 27, 2014 11:44am

Deborah Oglesby is seeking re-election on May 20 for the Republican Nomination for Lonoke County Circuit Clerk. Oglesby has served as the Lonoke County Circuit Clerk for four terms.


Coroner Mark A. Thomas announces candidacy for re-election

Mar 27, 2014 11:37am

Lonoke County Coroner Mark A. Thomas has announced his candidacy for re-election in 2014. Thomas is serving his first term as Lonoke County Coroner after many years of serving as a Deputy County...

House announces for JP district 8

Mar 27, 2014 11:36am

Republican Tate House will be vying for a seat on the Lonoke County Quorum Court this May in the Republican Primary. He is running for the District 8 position.

He said he intends to be a...

Carlisle Independent, Feb. 28, 1940

Mar 27, 2014 11:35am

From the Carlisle Independent, Feb. 28, 1940: Initial proposals were made by the state Flood Control Commission to build a dam at Heber Springs to create a reservoir in the Little Red River basin...