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Agri Arkansas looks at beekeeping

Jan 21, 2015 4:08pm

Arkansas’ state insect will bee the January topic of Agri Arkansas, a monthly series produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) that tells of the broad and varied impact of...

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Last week for ‘Rented Christmas’

Dec 09, 2014 4:54pm

Community Theatre of Cabot production of ‘Rented Christmas - The Musical” is in the final week of production. There will be three performances this week, with Thursday, Dec. 11, performance-only (...

AA meetings in Cabot

Updated: Dec 23, 2014 2:50pm

The Cabot group of Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings several times a week:

Tuesday - 8 p.m., closed discussion

Wednesday - 7 p.m., closed discussion

Friday - 8 p.m., open...

Quorum Court special meeting moved to Dec. 9

Dec 03, 2014 12:09pm

The special meeting of the Lonoke County Quorum Court originally scheduled for Dec. 2 has been rescheduled to Dec. 9, County Clerk Larry Clark announced. The change was required because of...

Hope Line help to Safe Haven

Dec 02, 2014 6:41pm

Safe Haven of Lonoke County, a shelter for women escaping domestic violence, was given $2,000 by Verizon Wireless Communications, “Verizon is committed to helping the nearly one in four women, one...

Cabot Animal Control director Mike Wheeler tells about “Grimmy,” who went from pound puppy to cover dog. Equipped with rear wheels to overcome paralasis that resulted from being struck by a car, he was adopted by a Fairfield, Conn., couple. Renamed “Albert,” he was featured in an article in a local magazine. Photo Ed Galucki

Don’t call it the dog pound

Dec 02, 2014 6:40pm

Be ready to lose old ideas of a dog pound when visiting Cabot Animal Shelter. No dark, noisy smelly kennels and rows of caged animals here; instead there is piped-in music, bright lights, art-...

Flat city revenue spurs call for Internet, property taxes

Dec 02, 2014 6:35pm

For the first time in at least a decade, Cabot city sales tax revenue is “flat,” Mayor Bill Cypert warned at the city council agenda meeting on Monday. And, given the flat revenue, “It is stable,...

School accountability could be confusing

Dec 02, 2014 6:34pm

Cabot School District patrons could be frustrated by the results of the Arkansas School Accountability System, superintendent Tony Thurman told school board members at the Nov. 18 meeting. “What...

CADC to distribute commodities this Wednesday

Dec 01, 2014 4:40pm

Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities this Wednesday, Dec. 3, beginning at 9 a.m. in Lonoke County.

Commodities will be distributed at the following locations...

Graham calls for greater security at courthouse

Nov 25, 2014 6:02pm

Prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham, at the Nov. 20 Quorum Court meeting, pressed the quorum court about improving security at county offices, especially the courthouse. “[Employees] are scared … It...

Claims assessor office pay raises wrong

Nov 25, 2014 5:58pm

Hearing of claims that the employees at the county assessor’s office had been given unauthorized pay raises nearly went unvoiced at the Nov. 20 meeting of the Lonoke County Quorum Court. Bill...