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Lonoke County Museum, a work in progress

Jul 22, 2014 5:59pm

It was a Lonoke County history book project that became the genesis for the Lonoke County Museum, director Sherryl Miller recalled in an interview. Many of the people who gave information for the...

On the stump

Jul 22, 2014 6:01pm

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Cabot AARP meets

Jun 19, 2014 5:10pm

Cabot’s Chapter of American Association of Retired Persons will host a potluck supper and meeting on Monday, June 23 ,at the Cabot Senior Center, 600 North Grant Street, at 6:00 pm.


Rediscover pioneer skills at Homespun Day

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

Enjoy fresh homemade ice cream, and demonstrations of pioneer crafts and skills at the annual Plantation Agriculture Museum Homespun Day, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., July 5.

Arkansas artisans will...

Plantation Museum sponsors teachers summer workshop

Jun 19, 2014 4:14pm

Teachers can earn two professional development credit hours in Arkansas history in a workshop offered by Plantation Agriculture Museum; the workshop is for teachers at all grade levels. There is...

Years of construction coming to U.S. 67/167

Jun 12, 2014 5:24pm

The Arkansas State Highway Commission announced Tuesday that a bid to resurface seven miles of U.S. Highway 67/167 between Cabot and Jacksonville has been accepted. The press release noted that...

Maxwell wins assessor post

Jun 12, 2014 3:29pm

Voters in the June 10 Preferential Primary Runoff election gave Jerrell Maxwell a wide margin over incumbent County Assessor Jack McNally in the race for nomination as the Republican candidate for...

CenterPoint Energy area manager Keith Cragg, right, presents a Community Partnership Grant for $1,500 to Ward Volunteer Fire Department Chief Randy Staley. The grant is for the purchase of defibrillators. The presentation was made during the June 9 city council meeting. “Through our grant program, we are able to help cities leverage local funds to purchase needed safety equipment, training or provide financial support for important safety-related projects,”Cragg, said. “We are proud to support the work of first responders and emergency personnel in our community.” Photo Ed Galucki

Trash talk at Ward

Jun 12, 2014 4:40pm

Brand-new, 96-gallon trash containers at each Ward residence could mark the end of chronic trash problems. Ward City Council members at the June 9 meeting learned of new service trash service...

If at first you don’t succeed…

Jun 12, 2014 3:43pm

Strong opposition at the April planning commission meeting led to the failure of a rezone request for duplexes in the Country Wood subdivision. While procedures require that a year elapse before a...

Common Core not a choice left to school district

Jun 12, 2014 5:24pm

Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has become the epicenter of heated discussion concerning public education, which is always a key issue at the state and national levels, Cabot School District...

Can’t get there from here

Jun 12, 2014 5:16pm

Arkansas Sign and Barricade Co. employees Chase Lewis and Cory Tidball prepare one of the barricades closing Lincoln Street between Olive and Bellamy streets on Tuesday. The section will be closed...

Yard sale for Ward Animal Shelter

Jun 12, 2014 3:41pm

Ward Animal Shelter Volunteers are sponsoring a yard sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 14, at the Ward Animal Shelter, Arkansas Highway 367 south (about a mile south of the junction of...