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Military News

Sep 22, 2014 6:18pm

Private Dray Benton of Cabot recently enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard and has earned education benefits valued at $50,420. PVT Benton will serve with the 1123rd Trans as a wheeled...

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Johnson’s Tasty Freeze No.2

Aug 05, 2014 3:07pm

Going out to eat at Austin no longer means going out of town with the opening of Johnson’s Tasty Freeze #2; Billy Johnson also owns Johnson’s Tasty Freeze #1 at Cabot. Well-wishers at the ribbon-...

Boozman announces fall intern program

Aug 05, 2014 3:08pm

Arkansas’ U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) announced that full and part-time intern positions for the 2014 fall semester are open at his offices in Washington, D.C. and in Arkansas at Lowell, Fort...

John Dock | A voice from 50 years ago

Aug 05, 2014 4:28pm

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinion column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent in 1963 and 1964; the writer remarked on events and...

Highway 5 to be resurfaced

Aug 05, 2014 3:52pm

The Arkansas State Highway Commission announced Monday that Arkansas Highway 5, from the Lonoke and Pulaski county line to south of El Paso, is to be resurfaced.

The resurfacing is part of a...

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Aw shucks

Jul 30, 2014 7:00am

More than 90 volunteers came Thursday to help shuck more than 18,000 ears of corn in the first day of this year’s annual Esau Sweet Corn fundraiser for Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center. Among...

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Burglar runs, leaves girl friend behind

Jul 30, 2014 3:50pm

One person was arrested and another is being sought in the burglary of a Cricket Road residence.

According to information from the sheriff’s office, at about 1 p.m., July 25, a report was...

High winds swept through Lonoke County on Wednesday, leaving behind a dozens of downed trees and powerlines but no significant damage, although power was knocked out overnight to the central portion of Cabot. Jack Lowman checks out the large oak that was brought down in his yard. photo Ed Galucki

Storm knocks down trees, power lines

Jul 29, 2014 6:26pm

As violent as it was, the storm that struck Wednesday caused no tornado alarms, although some suspect it may have had some rotation in it. The storm left a trail of downed trees, broken utility...

State sales tax-free weekend coming

Jul 29, 2014 5:21pm

Arkansas families getting ready for the new school year get a break this weekend with the state sales tax waived on many items. District 35 state Senator Eddie Joe Williams of Cabot said he would...

Cheaper by the Dozen coming to Cabot

Jul 29, 2014 7:05pm

Cabot Community Theatre cast members, from left, Tonya Rafferty, Milan Davidson, Dale McGreagor, Greg Stone, Harry Wikoff, Skyler Ward and Autumn Romines practice one of the scenes of “Cheaper by...

Some supplies obtained through schools

Jul 29, 2014 6:31pm

School supply needs for many of the students will be issued by elementary schools at the beginning of school. There will be a $20 supply fee charged each student in grades K-6 to cover the cost of...