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2015 marks 60 years for Cabot Star

Feb 24, 2015 6:26am

This year will mark 60 years since Cone and Betty Magie founded the Cabot Star, with its first edition printed in October 1955. At the beginning, Cone and Betty wrote the stories, and sold the...


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New assessor learning on the job

Jan 06, 2015 6:17pm

Two county offices opened with new leadership on Friday, and immediately faced a significant breakdown – the computer system would not “come up,” and this on a payday.

“I don’t know what...

Flood project sent to council for OK

Jan 06, 2015 6:15pm

Rules of procedure for city council meetings, appointments to committees and other business for the coming two years was on the table at the Jan. 5, city council agenda meeting.


John Dock, a voice from 50 years ago

Jan 06, 2015 6:27pm

“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 1963 - 65; the writer remarked on events and...

Escape attempt among charges filed in Circuit Court

Jan 06, 2015 6:22pm

Running after being arrested gained only an additional charge for a Georgia man, the charges were among those filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court in the last week of 2014.

According to the...

Looking back on the events that shaped 2014 in Lonoke County

Dec 30, 2014 4:28pm

Jan. 1:

Murder arrest — Arkansas State Police investigators release the affidavit in the arrest of former Lonoke County Sheriff’s deputy Charles Bryant. The capital murder arrest was in the...

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

The nearly finished StreetScape improvements along West Main Street at Cabot highlight the holiday decorations and the main Christmas wish for all. Photo Ed Galucki

Quorum Court resolves back-pay issue

Dec 23, 2014 2:14pm

Is it quit or transfer; a raise or reinstatement; are office-holders the employers or is it the county; when does the quorum court direct an employee’s salary; how are pay rates determined in...

Residents fight rezoning actions by council as ‘unfair’

Dec 16, 2014 5:40pm

Amid claims of unfairness to residents, city council approval of three contentious rezoning actions will be extended to at least one more meeting, giving residents additional time muster...

Fill-the-Boot for Christmas for Kids

Dec 16, 2014 5:28pm

Cabot Fire Chief Phil Robinson presents Bill Holden, Christmas for Kids organizer, with a check for $10,123.41 - the proceeds of this year’s Fill-the-Boot campaign by members of the Cabot Fire...