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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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Mailbag | Time to cut red tape

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:27am

Farming has always been important to Arkansas. Even today, one in six Arkansas jobs are rooted in agriculture. Farming isn’t old-fashioned, it’s a field where innovation and technology have helped...

John Dock | Travels across the country

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:28am

“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...

Fireworks, public and private

Jul 01, 2014 7:44am

There will be two public fireworks shows for anyone in Lonoke County wishing to follow John Adams’ example of celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, but not take up fireworks...

Go there, do that, get the T-shirt

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:37am

The need for blood donations grows during summer, the time when people are most active and subject to accident or injury requiring a blood transfusion; the American Red Cross is calling for donors...

Civil War Roundtable meets

Jul 01, 2014 7:50am

The monthly meeting of the Grand Prairie Civil War Roundtable will be 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, at the Lonoke County Museum, 215 South East Front St. (U.S. Highway 70), three blocks east of the...

BLOOD DONATIONS | Go there, do that, get the T-shirt

Jun 26, 2014 3:33pm

The need for blood donations grows during summer, the time when people are most active and subject to accident or injury requiring a blood transfusion; the American Red Cross is calling for donors...

Construction of sports complex to begin

Jun 24, 2014 2:11pm

Groundbreaking for the Cabot Sports and Aquatic Complex, possibly the catalyst for an array of capital improvements seen around the city, will be held this Thursday.

The ceremony will be...

Austin limiting private signs along roadways

Jun 24, 2014 2:12pm

Yard sale signs and flyers looking for lost pets fluttering on roadside signs will become a thing of the past with the next Austin city council meeting. On Monday, aldermen read for the second...

“Radar,” as he was dubbed for his swiveling ears, was taken to the Ward Animal Shelter a week ago by animal control officer Sandra Graham following a chase that covered a few miles. Found wandering along Peyton Street (Arkansas Highway 319), the donkey may have been attacked by dogs and required medical care, she said. Photo Ed Galucki

Why it is not called the ‘Dog Pound’

Jun 24, 2014 8:03am

Some passers-by may have taken a double-take at the sight of a small donkey quietly grazing in the front yard of the Ward Animal Shelter. Dubbed “Radar” for its swiveling ears, the donkey was...

Help still needed in recovery

Jun 24, 2014 2:31pm

Friends and neighbors of Robert and Christina Chambers of El Paso have banded together to help the family move into a new home. Their home was destroyed in the April 27 tornado that cut through...