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All other security measures are in place for the Lonoke County Courthouse, where the security portal stands idle for lack of personnel. Photo Ed Galucki

Quorum court stalls on Courthouse security

May 25, 2016 11:19am

Courthouse security measures of electronic door locks are installed, video surveillance is running, panic buttons available, and entry control now limits public entrance to the long-unused front...

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‘I’m a loser’

May 24, 2016 4:02pm

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Cabot Mayor Bill Cypert present Cody Arlege with a plaque naming him Employee of the Month for April, because of his hard work and dedication. In March, Arledge was transferred from street laborer to city Grounds Maintenance, following much praise by the Street Superintendent who said Arlege constantly goes “above and beyond” in job performance, and has the aptitude to learn anything given to do. This was seen when Arlege began learning the city traffic management system to be a “backup” in the event the Traffic Manager is unavailable. Submitted photo

City Employee of the Month

Apr 26, 2016 1:06pm

Cabot Mayor Bill Cypert present Cody Arlege with a plaque naming him Employee of the Month for April, because of his hard work and dedication. In March, Arledge was transferred from street laborer...

Prom party nets 33 under-age drinkers

Apr 26, 2016 3:55pm

According to a Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office press release issued Monday, 33 under-age youth were served alcohol at a party at a Lonoke County residence, apparently celebrating a high school prom...

Ground breaking for the $455,000 addition for Austin City Hall was Monday. On the shovels were alderman Randy Ryan; Casey Henderson and Gary Clements of Clements & Associates Architecture, Inc.;Shirley Clements Sudduth, recorder treasurer; L.D. Harris, Warrior Construction; Mayor Bernie Chamberlain, alderman Rusty Eisenhower; alderman Matt Sheets, alderman Tammy Williams; and alderman Phillip Whiting. The present building is 2,792 square feet, the addition is 3,852 square feet. Photo Ed Galucki

Construction begins on Austin City Hall addition

Apr 26, 2016 3:54pm

Ground breaking for the $455,000 addition for Austin City Hall was Monday. On the shovels were alderman Randy Ryan; Casey Henderson and Gary Clements of Clements & Associates Architecture, Inc...

Decoration Day to be held May 8

Apr 26, 2016 1:12pm

A Decoration Day will be held at Sylvania Cemetery on May 8.

The cemetery is located at 2419 Hwy 321 North, Ward.

A cemetery board member will be present to answer question and help to...

Remington Arms dominated Lonoke County news in 1969, beginning with the announcement in January of the company choosing the county for the new sporting ammunition plant. This artist’s rendition of the planned facility was released in April 1969. Other benchmarks were the opening of an office at Lonoke, groundbreaking at the site and laying of the cornerstone. The company estimated the plant would bring up to 1,000 jobs to the area.

60 Years of the Cabot Star-Herald

Apr 26, 2016 1:10pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1969 headlines:

Jan. 17, 1969: Remington Chooses County -...

National Day of Prayer set

Apr 26, 2016 1:09pm

The annual National Day of Prayer observance at Cabot will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, May 5, in the City Hall Courtyard, Eddie Cook, city operations manager said.

The event marking the day...

Cabot Strawberry Festival next week

Apr 20, 2016 11:43am

The 14th Annual Cabot Strawberry Festival, sponsored by Cabot Junior Auxiliary, featuring Cabot’s own strawberries, will be April 21, 22 and 23. Carnival rides, 5k Fun Run, food, vendors,...

Some of the estimated 600-plus vehicles wait line during the annual Cabot Cleanup held March 19 by Cabot City Beautiful. Organizer Matt Webber, at the Monday city council meeting, told of the response and lessons learned to make next year’s event better. Photo Ed Galucki

CCB tells of “phenomenal” clean-up response

Updated: Apr 19, 2016 3:46pm

Response to this year’s spring cleanup was unmatched by any other such event, collecting more than 27,000 pounds of discarded metal, tires, appliances and other items, Cabot City Beautiful Cleanup...

Royal Australian Air Force crewmembers, from left, Flt. Lt. Robert Maliphant, Flt. Lt. Angus Robertson, Sgt. Xavier Sherriff and Sgt. Simon Dent are among the crews from three countries flying six C-130s in the current Green Flag Little Rock exercise. 34 CTS mission planner Maj. Jon Feucht said that while international presence common, this may the most to take part in a single exercise. Photo Ed Galucki

Green Flag Little Rock - only the bullets are not real

Apr 19, 2016 2:05pm

For the next week and a half, sharp-eyed aircraft watchers might chance to see C-130s from Sweden, Australia and New Zealand flying along with the “regulars” based at Little Rock Air Force Base....

Record number of CHS honor graduates

Apr 19, 2016 3:01pm

More than 190 Cabot High School honor graduates were recognized at the annual Cabot Chamber of Commerce Honor Graduate Luncheon held Monday. Keynote speaker for the lunch was Tyler Bartels,...