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The American College Testing (ACT) college readiness assessment is taken by about 1.8 million high school students each year, with about one in 10,000 making a perfect score of 36 – something done by Cabot High School senior Jon Dale Nichols when he tested in October. Nichols’ accomplishment was recognized during the Dec. 16 school board meeting. High school principal Henry Hawkins and school board president Donna Nash presented Nichols with a certificate of recognition. Photo Ed Galucki

Parents resisting Common Core could face law violation

Dec 23, 2014 4:30pm

Resistance to Common Core, the standardized school curriculum being adopted by most states, might take form at Cabot in parents not letting their children take the Partnership for Assessment of...

Merry Christmas to all

Dec 23, 2014 2:46pm

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Election Day 2014

Nov 04, 2014 7:03pm

The strong turnout for Early Voting was eclipsed by the lines that formed early on Election Day. On Monday, County Clerk Larry Clarke said the early turnout was approaching that of a presidential...

Farmers prepare to tackle Farm Bill complexity

Nov 04, 2014 7:01pm

Farmers from Lonoke and surrounding counties Monday filled the conference room of Arkansas Rural Water Association Training Center at Lonoke to begin preparations to cope with the most complex...

Furs, ropes, trapping, bartering, quilting and other activities brought the pioneer experience to students at Cabot Middle School South on Friday during the 18th Frontier Day. The day is part of the Arkansas history that is taught at the school. Alyssa Tabor strains to pull a two-man saw to cut a log in one of the demonstrations. Photo Ed Galucki

Frontier Day at Middle School South

Nov 04, 2014 7:38pm

Furs, ropes, trapping, bartering, quilting and other activities brought the pioneer experience to students at Cabot Middle School South on Friday during the 18th Frontier Day. The day is part of...

Lonoke County Bankruptcies

Nov 04, 2014 10:46am

Beverly Kay Overturf521 W Pine St, Lonoke; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed October 21; unlisted assets.

Tracey Dee Shevette144 Old Stagecoach Rd, Cabot; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed October...

Blood drives through November

Nov 03, 2014 5:37pm

Blood drives through November

Give thanks by giving blood through the Red Cross this holiday season

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to...

Courthouse incident leaves one injured

Oct 31, 2014 3:13pm

Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley oversees the first aid given court bailiff John Porter after a scuffle with an unidentified person sent the two into a fall down the courthouse stairs. Staley...

For Cabot mayor - Stubby Stumbaugh

Oct 28, 2014 6:16pm

An open invitation to candidates from the Cabot AARP chapter drew the two candidates for Cabot mayor and one running for Justice of the Peace to speak at a meeting Monday evening.

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For Cabot mayor - Bill Cypert

Oct 28, 2014 6:15pm

An open invitation to candidates from the Cabot AARP chapter drew the two candidates for Cabot mayor and one running for Justice of the Peace to speak at a meeting Monday evening.

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Ballot glitch brings some Austin early voters back to poll

Oct 28, 2014 6:01pm

Some early voters from Austin can return to the poll to complete a paper ballot for one of the city council races. Candidates for Austin ward 3 position 1 were not included in the regular ballot,...

Another traffic signal

Oct 28, 2014 5:55pm

Traffic signals at the junction of Arkansas Highway 38 with Arkansas Highway 367 (North Second Street) were turned on Thursday, Mayor Bill Cypert said. The improvement of the junction includes...