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Austin council OKs two ‘new’ trucks for fire department

Apr 26, 2016 3:53pm

Austin City Council members on Monday approved the purchase of two fire trucks for the Austin Volunteer Fire Department.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy Williams, Randy Ryan, Rusty Eisenhower...

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people.” “This is what it is all about, us, the people,” he said. While “In God We Trust” is sometimes controversial, “There is no question with this, and it covers everybody… and it means the officers are part of the people.” There have been no complaints about the phrase being on the vehicles, he added. Photo Ed Galucki

Making a statement

Apr 26, 2016 3:51pm

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No more regular LIHEAP applications, crisis LIHEAP to April

Mar 29, 2016 1:40pm

Applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will not be accepted after March 30 in Lonoke County, according to a press release from Central Arkansas Development...

Tea Party meeting set

Mar 29, 2016 1:39pm

Arkansas Constitutional Tea Party will meet 7 p.m., April 14, at King Pin Sports Grill at Allfam Bowling Center, 2350 Lakewood Dr., Cabot.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Mar 29, 2016 1:38pm

Charles Edward Fancher, 32, Cabot, 43CR-16-144: rape (felony).

Robin Michelle Avant-Carter, 42, Cabot, 43CR-16-145: possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc.(felony);...

German Heritage Festival to be in Stuttgart

Mar 29, 2016 1:38pm

The 9th annual German Heritage Festival will be held April 16 at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie, 921 East Fourth St., Stuttgart.

The festival begins at 9:30 a.m. with a 5k Run/Walk...

Progressive Club News

Mar 29, 2016 7:06am

Carolyn Flynn opened her home to Progressive Club members for the March 9 meeting. Cathy Williams served as co-hostess. Program emphasis for the meeting was education, and Dorthey Woodall was...

According to information from Van Tassel-Proctor Construction, the Dollar General store for the Sixteenth Section Community, a rural area with few businesses, has an estimated opening date of May 26, which will be marked with a Grand Opening. The 9,100 square-foot store is at 16870 Arkansas Highway 5, Austin; south of the intersection with Arkansas Highway 319. Job applications for the store can be submitted online at Photo Bridget McElhaney.

Sixteenth Section to get new store

Mar 22, 2016 4:44pm

According to information from Van Tassel-Proctor Construction, the Dollar General store for the Sixteenth Section Community, a rural area with few businesses, has an estimated opening date of May...

Elevator work raises tempers at quorum court

Mar 22, 2016 4:26pm

Feelings bristled during the Quorum Court meeting held last Thursday, when the contractor installing the courthouse elevator asked for an extension, saying court proceedings and other courthouse...

Cabot City Beautiful president Angela White, vice president Tamara Hargrove, last year’s winner Sarah Hutson, with the 2016 with poster winners, kindergarten - Lily Grantham (Central); first grade - Anna Walker (Stagecoach) ; third grade - Alysson Kohler (Stagecoach); fourth grade - Kloie Allgood (Stagecoach), with Cabot mayor Bill Cypert. Next year’s T-shirt art will be chosen from these posters. Not pictured, second grade - Avalin Stivers (Magness Creek). Photo Ed Galucki

Cabot Clean-Up Day has overwhelming response

Mar 22, 2016 4:25pm

Cabot residents brought an unprecedented amount of trash and rubbish to the annual Cabot Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful and the City of Cabot.

Hundreds of trucks, cars and...

First, read the instructions. Red tags noted problems found during the first days of fully automated trash pickup for Cabot; otherwise, the changeover has gone very smoothly, Mickey “Stubby” Stumbaugh, Progressive Waste Solutions regional manager said Friday. The most common problem has been privately-owned trash containers, “Next week we will not pick up trash that is not in the carts.” Also, trash needs to be bagged and cart lids closed as outlined in the instructions tied to the handle of each cart that was delivered. Photo Ed Galucki

Smooth transition to automated trash pickup

Mar 22, 2016 4:24pm

Automated trash pickup intended to reduce costs in two ways for Cabot. First through efficient use of resources by the company, and second, by reducing landfill costs by reducing the amount of...

City Council gets new member

Mar 22, 2016 5:12pm

Water issues dominated at that March 21 meeting of the Cabot City Council, but not before its membership number was restored with with swearing-in of a new alderman.

Aldermen Ed Long, Ann...