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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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Fireworks in Lonoke County

Jun 24, 2014 12:56pm

Shooting private fireworks without the likelihood of a visit from the police depends upon where one lives. For those who would rather have someone else take care of the pyrotechnics, there are two...

John Dock | The more things change…

Jun 24, 2014 8:10am

Editor’s note: “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 the writer offered...

Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Jun 24, 2014 7:58am

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday.

Quorum Court meetings are held in the Courthouse Annex, 201 North Center St. (across from the County...

New fire station opens

Jun 19, 2014 10:37pm

The Cabot Fire Department Honor Guard opens the proceedings marking the opening the city’s newest fire station, No. 2 at the junction of West Mountain Springs Road with Arkansas Highway 5. Fire...

Why yes, city hall can listen to opposition

Jun 19, 2014 10:43pm

Opposition paid off in two measures facing the Cabot City Council at its Monday night meeting, with one action defeated and a second sent back to committee to be “fine-tuned.”

The council...

School board scrutinizes foreign exchange program

Jun 19, 2014 5:06pm

Cross-cultural contacts are an important part of learning for students in Cabot Public Schools, superintendent Tony Thurman told school board members at the June 10 meeting. But in light of...

Corn time in Lonoke County

Jun 19, 2014 10:44pm

It’s Esau Corn Time at the Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center of Lonoke County.

This annual event provides citizens of Lonoke County and beyond with the highest quality of corn that can be...

Apply now for Brown Scholarship

Jun 19, 2014 10:38pm

The Gordon R. Brown Scholarship offered by the Lonoke County Farm Bureau each year awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in the college of agriculture at Arkansas State University or...

Mailbag | Killing the golden goose

Jun 19, 2014 5:10pm

City and business leaders are about to eat the fattened golden goose … called Little Rock River Market growth with over-development and lack of close parking!

Traffic, even early on a...

Alzheimer’s Association volunteers recruiting teams

Jun 19, 2014 5:10pm

People across the globe will join together to honor those facing Alzheimer’s disease by participating in The Longest Day this Saturday. The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset event to honor the...