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Booker Martin on Monday told of the work to maintain the Martin Loop Park, a 3-acre county park in the Kerr community. Last year Martin bought a mower to replace one that “burned out” understanding he would be reimbursed. “It hasn’t happened yet,” he said. The funds were discussed at the April 16 quorum court meeting. The grass is in the current state because it has been too wet to mow, Martin said. (photo Ed Galucki)

Grass mowing help needed at county park

Apr 22, 2015 1:19pm

Is there help coming for a volunteer maintaining a county park or not? Discussion at the April 16 quorum court was favorable to a reimbursement, assurances were made by the county judge, but no...

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Quick meeting for the Cabot City Council

Mar 17, 2015 5:36pm

Cabot City Council actions at the March 16 meeting needed little more than 15 minutes. The first steps were taken to approving changes to animal control ordinance, for federal funds to be used for...

Steel framing for the expansion of Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center was put up on Monday. The addition will double the size of the facility that serves abused children in Lonoke County. Photo Ed Galucki

Wade Knox Center doubling in size

Mar 17, 2015 5:32pm

Is it good news or bad that more children and their families were served at Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center (WKCAC) during 2014 than any other year since its opening in 2005? Center director...

Austin reports two arrests

Mar 17, 2015 5:30pm

At about 9:30 a.m., March 12, Austin police officer Cory Swartz responded to a report of a suspicious male subject at the Dollar General Store.

When Swartz arrived, he saw the store manager...

Free basic gardening classes offered by Extension Service

Mar 17, 2015 5:29pm

Basic Gardening classes will be held at the Cabot Senior Citizen Center on March 30 and April 6, at the Cabot Senior Citizens Center, 600 N. Grant St., Cabot.

Both classes will be hosted by...

Incorporations

Mar 17, 2015 8:56am

Cody Brown Ministries, 110 W Olive, Cabot 72023 was incorporated on 2/23/15 by Cody Brown

4 Corners Renovations LLC, 204 Mathis Rd, Lonoke 72086 was incorporated on 2/26/15 by Michael Newman...

Bankruptcies

Mar 17, 2015 8:55am

James Rickey Fugatt250 Garringer Road, Lonoke; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed March 4; unlisted assets.

Wastewater, sidewalks and traffic circle at Ward City Council

Mar 10, 2015 4:02pm

A visit to a wastewater treatment system manufacturer, adoption of a road resurfacing plan, and possibly the time has come for the long delayed traffic circle were on the agenda of the March 8...

Input, need input; Parks and Recreation readies to begin long range planning

Mar 10, 2015 4:02pm

About 50 people at the Parks and Recreation Commission town hall meeting, held March 3, learned that taking part in the Imagine Cabot survey will have greater impact than ever for the next few...

Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center given America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation

Mar 10, 2015 2:26pm

Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center (WKCAC) at Lonoke was given $2,500 by Lonoke County farmer Mart Thaxton, of Carlisle, and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund....

State Department of Finance and Administration, Marketing and Redistribution division manager David Justice talks about the myriad items available for sale to the public each Wednesday. “There is no telling what you are going find here,” he remarked. Though office furniture and equipment is prominent, items including artwork from the Governor’s mansion to commercial sewing machines to autopsy saws, “And everything else,” has passed through M&R, he said. Microscopes have proved to be popular items around Christmas time he said of trends he has noticed. Photo Ed Galucki

Bargains galore at the state’s flea market

Mar 10, 2015 10:53am

Computers, baby scales, stage lighting, commercial sewing machines, laptop computers, office chairs and desks — lots of chairs and desks — a few antique “teachers’ chairs,” and much, much more...