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Council to consider sidewalks as other projects on hold

May 03, 2016 4:34pm

Delay in funding the senior citizen center move and renovation rippled into the new fire station because the two are tied together through the architect, Mayor Bill Cypert told the combined...

CHS Championship teams

May 03, 2016 3:50pm

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Lonoke County Circuit Court

Mar 29, 2016 1:38pm

Charles Edward Fancher, 32, Cabot, 43CR-16-144: rape (felony).

Robin Michelle Avant-Carter, 42, Cabot, 43CR-16-145: possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc.(felony);...

Progressive Club News

Mar 29, 2016 7:06am

Carolyn Flynn opened her home to Progressive Club members for the March 9 meeting. Cathy Williams served as co-hostess. Program emphasis for the meeting was education, and Dorthey Woodall was...

According to information from Van Tassel-Proctor Construction, the Dollar General store for the Sixteenth Section Community, a rural area with few businesses, has an estimated opening date of May 26, which will be marked with a Grand Opening. The 9,100 square-foot store is at 16870 Arkansas Highway 5, Austin; south of the intersection with Arkansas Highway 319. Job applications for the store can be submitted online at www.dollargeneral.com. Photo Bridget McElhaney.

Sixteenth Section to get new store

Mar 22, 2016 4:44pm

According to information from Van Tassel-Proctor Construction, the Dollar General store for the Sixteenth Section Community, a rural area with few businesses, has an estimated opening date of May...

Elevator work raises tempers at quorum court

Mar 22, 2016 4:26pm

Feelings bristled during the Quorum Court meeting held last Thursday, when the contractor installing the courthouse elevator asked for an extension, saying court proceedings and other courthouse...

Cabot City Beautiful president Angela White, vice president Tamara Hargrove, last year’s winner Sarah Hutson, with the 2016 with poster winners, kindergarten - Lily Grantham (Central); first grade - Anna Walker (Stagecoach) ; third grade - Alysson Kohler (Stagecoach); fourth grade - Kloie Allgood (Stagecoach), with Cabot mayor Bill Cypert. Next year’s T-shirt art will be chosen from these posters. Not pictured, second grade - Avalin Stivers (Magness Creek). Photo Ed Galucki

Cabot Clean-Up Day has overwhelming response

Mar 22, 2016 4:25pm

Cabot residents brought an unprecedented amount of trash and rubbish to the annual Cabot Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful and the City of Cabot.

Hundreds of trucks, cars and...

First, read the instructions. Red tags noted problems found during the first days of fully automated trash pickup for Cabot; otherwise, the changeover has gone very smoothly, Mickey “Stubby” Stumbaugh, Progressive Waste Solutions regional manager said Friday. The most common problem has been privately-owned trash containers, “Next week we will not pick up trash that is not in the carts.” Also, trash needs to be bagged and cart lids closed as outlined in the instructions tied to the handle of each cart that was delivered. Photo Ed Galucki

Smooth transition to automated trash pickup

Mar 22, 2016 4:24pm

Automated trash pickup intended to reduce costs in two ways for Cabot. First through efficient use of resources by the company, and second, by reducing landfill costs by reducing the amount of...

City Council gets new member

Mar 22, 2016 5:12pm

Water issues dominated at that March 21 meeting of the Cabot City Council, but not before its membership number was restored with with swearing-in of a new alderman.

Aldermen Ed Long, Ann...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Mar 22, 2016 5:12pm

Sarah Elizabeth Thomas, 31, Searcy, 43CR-16-128: possession of controlled substance – schedule I/II (methamphetamine or cocaine)(felony); possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc. (...

Austin Police Department now has T-shirt warnings about the danger of texting and driving, thanks to area sponsors, chief of police James Kulesa said in a press release. “It really helps law enforcement spread a message to our younger generation concerning the dangers of texting and driving. It might be just a T-shirt, but it is a strong reminder of the dangers involved,” Kulesa remarked. The shirts will be handed out at special functions. “Thank You” to sponsors Pine Street Animal Clinic, Kamp K9, Affordable Rooter Service and Greystone Medical Clinic, Kulesa said.

Taking the message to the street

Mar 22, 2016 4:48pm

Austin Police Department now has T-shirt warnings about the danger of texting and driving, thanks to area sponsors, chief of police James Kulesa said in a press release. “It really helps law...

Heirline southern gospel group to preform April 8

Mar 22, 2016 4:36pm

Heirline Southern Gospel group will be preforming at 7 p.m. on April 8 at the Brownsville Baptist Church, 44 Watson Lane in Lonoke. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact...