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With the 19th Airlift Wing’s newest, and last, C-130J as a backdrop, Jacksoville mayor Gary Fletcher presents Gen. Carlton Everheart II, commander Air Mobility Command, with a key to the city to mark the event. Everheart piloted the C-130 Hercules from the Lockheed-Martin plant in Georgia, where it was built, to Little Rock Air Force Base. This will be the last new aircraft for the 19AW, though two more are slated for the 314 AW. Photo Ed Galucki

Last new C-130 delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base

Jun 21, 2016 3:53pm

Amid the Ruffles and Flourishes of military ceremony, the last new C-130J Hercules, tail number 16-5796, slated for the 19 Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, was delivered by Gen. Carlton...

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First Electric Operation Round-Up

May 10, 2016 3:39pm

First Electric Cooperative announced the award of more than $15,000, shared among 14 organizations, through the member-supported Operation Round-Up program. First Electric Cooperative member...

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...

A hundred years ago, members of Bethlehem UMC Church, about 12 miles east of Cabot, built a larger sanctuary to accommodate their growing numbers. The church will celebrate the 100th anniversay of the sancturary later this month. Though renovated and expanded through the years, the original structure remains in use. Submitted photo

Church celebrates 100 years of sanctuary

May 03, 2016 3:41pm

One hundred years ago members of Bethlehem church gathered together and built themselves a sanctuary, and now Bethlehem United Methodist Church of Lonoke will celebrate the centennial of that...

CHS Championship teams

May 03, 2016 3:50pm

Cabot High School three championship teams, the senior boys basketball, and girls’ and boys’ bowling teams met Gov. Asa Hutchinson following presentation of Senate and House of Representatives...

Times and techology are changing, up to Lonoke County to keep up

May 03, 2016 3:08pm

Times and technology are changing to create new challenges for Lonoke County’s 911 system, District 1 Justice of the Peace R.D. Hopper saidat the April 21 quorum court meeting. He proposed support...

Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair, birth of a new city festival

May 03, 2016 3:03pm

It is not CabotFest, nor is it the Strawberry Festival, but perhaps in the future the Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair will join the ranks of the city’s regular festivals. “It has been a...

60 years of the Cabot Star-Herald

May 03, 2016 3:08pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1971 headlines and stories:

Jan. 8, 1971: Mayor Obtains...

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are restoring an early 1800s pioneer cemetery on the grounds of Old Austin Baptist Church, and while documenting the history of the area have uncovered many ties to the Civil War. The marker, at the junction of Ray Sowell Road with Arkansas Highway 38, will be dedicated at a later date.

The Civil War at Austin

May 03, 2016 3:04pm

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are...

Austin council OKs two ‘new’ trucks for fire department

Apr 26, 2016 3:53pm

Austin City Council members on Monday approved the purchase of two fire trucks for the Austin Volunteer Fire Department.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy Williams, Randy Ryan, Rusty Eisenhower...

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people.” “This is what it is all about, us, the people,” he said. While “In God We Trust” is sometimes controversial, “There is no question with this, and it covers everybody… and it means the officers are part of the people.” There have been no complaints about the phrase being on the vehicles, he added. Photo Ed Galucki

Making a statement

Apr 26, 2016 3:51pm

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution...