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With the 19th Airlift Wing’s newest, and last, C-130J as a backdrop, Jacksoville mayor Gary Fletcher presents Gen. Carlton Everheart II, commander Air Mobility Command, with a key to the city to mark the event. Everheart piloted the C-130 Hercules from the Lockheed-Martin plant in Georgia, where it was built, to Little Rock Air Force Base. This will be the last new aircraft for the 19AW, though two more are slated for the 314 AW. Photo Ed Galucki

Last new C-130 delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base

Jun 21, 2016 3:53pm

Amid the Ruffles and Flourishes of military ceremony, the last new C-130J Hercules, tail number 16-5796, slated for the 19 Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, was delivered by Gen. Carlton...

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Boyd reunion set for June 4

May 24, 2016 10:36am

Friends and relatives of the descendants of Joseph and Martha McGraw Boyd are invited to attend the annual Boyd reunion, held this year beginning at noon on June 4 at Zion Baptist Church, 11923...

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...

Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Lisa Mensah presents Ward Mayor Art Brooke, chairman of Lonoke White Public Water Authority, a certificate of completion for the Cove Creek water intake and treatment plant. Other officials, from agencies that provided funding for the $58 million project, were, from left, Lawrence McCollugh, Arkansas director of USDA Rural Development; Mensah, Brooke, U.S. Sen. John Boozman; and Randy Young, chairman of Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. The presentation marked the end of a 25-year effort to bring water from Greers Ferry Lake to central Arkansas. Photo Ed Galucki.

Completion of water project celebrated

May 17, 2016 2:40pm

Nearly 25 years of work came to a close last Friday as Lonoke White Public Water Authority officials marked the completion of the Cove Creek water intake and treatment plant, the capstone of a...

Resident ask city council, mayor for help

May 17, 2016 2:22pm

What to do when drug trafficking is suspected? Candi Potter, a Barnwell Drive resident, called on the mayor and city council to help with a burgeoning drug problem she said has developed in the...

Making pigs fly in summer daycamp at Magness Creek Elementary School

May 17, 2016 2:44pm

Build a solar powered robot, create an eco-adventure park, conceive and develop a new product and more in the week-long Camp Invention, a summer enrichment daycamp program at Magness Creek...

AustinFest set for Saturday

May 17, 2016 3:00pm

AustinFest, the City of Austin’s annual celebration, will be this Saturday and opening at 10 a.m. with a parade.

The all-day event will include a beauty pageant for ages birth to 18 years...

The crack of bats echoed for the first time at Cabot’s new sports complex Saturday as 83 teams battled it out in an Arkansas Sports Events sponsored tournament. Parks director John Crow said preparation of the Complex continued up to the time for the tournament. “The fryers for the concessions were put in just last night … We have a great bunch of teens figuring out how everything works,” he said. Grand opening of the Sporst Complex will be this Saturday at 9 a.m.; opening of the adjacent Water Park will be at 11 a.m. Photo Ed Galucki

Bats swing at Sports Complex

May 17, 2016 2:56pm

The crack of bats echoed for the first time at Cabot’s new sports complex Saturday as 83 teams battled it out in an Arkansas Sports Events sponsored tournament. Parks director John Crow said...

Quorum Court meets Thursday

May 17, 2016 2:30pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31), Lonoke (across from the...

Sidewalk, bus, T-shirts on Council agenda

May 17, 2016 2:23pm

Business conducted by the Cabot City Council at the May 16 meeting was mainly routine matters, with only one issue promting a brief debate.

Aldermen Ed Long, Ann Gilliam, Rick Prentice, Ron...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

May 17, 2016 2:06pm

Charges filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court, May 1 - May 13, 2016:

Jeremy Chase Wilcox, 32, Cabot, 43CR-16-227: second-degree domestic battering (felony); domestic battering (felony);...