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Mayor gives progress report on city capital improvements

Aug 28, 2014 8:52pm

From interchanges to interactive traffic signals to sidewalks to school, Mayor Bill Cypert at the Aug. 18 city council meeting reviewed the improvement projects that are gearing up, under way or...

Voice from 50 years ago

Aug 28, 2014 8:54pm

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Rebecca Privitera of Cabot reacts to the award of the grand prize in the Team Beachbody weight loss challenge. Privitera’s three-year effort led to her losing 220 pounds. “I think I stopped breathing for a minute,” Privitera recalled about the award during the Team Beachbody summit held at Las Vegas. Submitted photo

Cabot woman loses big, wins big

Jul 22, 2014 6:01pm

Dedication, diet and a workout routine paid off in a big way for Rebecca Privitera of Cabot when she won the Weight loss challenge sponsored by Team Beachbody, a national fitness company. The...

Disappearing act

Jul 22, 2014 6:00pm

Going away. The nearly 50-year-old Arkansas Highway 89 overpass of Interstate 40, on the route to Lonoke, will soon be gone; workers began dismantling the span after the new overpass was opened...

Staff members at Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center are, from left, Sharon Rudder, education advocate; Robyn Ketchum, victim advocate; Robin Smith, forensic interviewer; Karen James, executive director. In front is the Center’s newest member, Jacob Henry, therapy dog. Photo Ed Galucki

Wade Knox Center plans expansion

Jul 15, 2014 4:55pm

Lonoke County has a wealth of organizations that support victims of violence, abuse and neglect, or all of them. Safe Haven, Open Arms Shelter, Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), Court...

Milestone for Lonoke interchange

Jul 15, 2014 4:54pm

Arkansas Highway Department workers on Monday opened the new Arkansas Highway 89, Interstate 40 overpass, part of the new Lonoke interchange. The old bridge and approaches will be removed to open...

Mr. Gairhan goes to Washington

Jul 15, 2014 9:06am

A natural bent for helping people change their circumstances for the better could be leading John Paul Gairhan Jr. of Cabot into a career in politics. Gairhan is one of two American Legion Boys’...

WWI memorabilia sought by Lonoke, Cabot museums

Jul 15, 2014 9:02am

In three years, the U.S. will mark the 100th anniversary of its April 6, 1917 entry into the “Great War,” later known as World War I. Family heirlooms, artifacts, keepsakes and other mementos...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Jul 15, 2014 5:08pm

Lonoke County Circuit Court actions, May 1 - 15, 2014, obtained through CourtConnect, the online public access portal to court case information; CourtConnect provides access to basic case...

Woodlawn News

Jul 15, 2014 8:28am

On Thursday, July 10, The Woodlawn Community center opened its doors at 10 a.m. The program began at 10:30 a.m. Those attending were: Anita Weathers, Bowen Weathers, Jackie Maxwell, Andy Childress...

Property and home upkeep, leeway for signs considered

Jul 08, 2014 5:43pm

Changes to the proposed sign ordinance, discussion of the proposed property maintenance ordinance, and appointments to the Parks and Recreation Commission were considered by the City Council...

Safe Haven Thrift Store is one of the day-to-day sources of donations that the Shelter relies upon to accomplish its mission. “It is like a flea market. You never know what you find here,” Nancy Bush, one of the store managers said. The thrift store is in the Cabot Mini Mall, 116 South First St., suite E (the former state revenue office). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Community key to work of Safe Haven

Jul 08, 2014 12:40pm

Escaping an abusive spouse or partner is much more complicated than simply packing up and getting out, Brenda Reynolds, executive director of Lonoke County Safe Haven said of the situations the...