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Mayor gives progress report on city capital improvements

Aug 28, 2014 8:52pm

From interchanges to interactive traffic signals to sidewalks to school, Mayor Bill Cypert at the Aug. 18 city council meeting reviewed the improvement projects that are gearing up, under way or...

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Aug 28, 2014 8:54pm

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Construction of sports complex to begin

Jun 24, 2014 2:11pm

Groundbreaking for the Cabot Sports and Aquatic Complex, possibly the catalyst for an array of capital improvements seen around the city, will be held this Thursday.

The ceremony will be...

Austin limiting private signs along roadways

Jun 24, 2014 2:12pm

Yard sale signs and flyers looking for lost pets fluttering on roadside signs will become a thing of the past with the next Austin city council meeting. On Monday, aldermen read for the second...

“Radar,” as he was dubbed for his swiveling ears, was taken to the Ward Animal Shelter a week ago by animal control officer Sandra Graham following a chase that covered a few miles. Found wandering along Peyton Street (Arkansas Highway 319), the donkey may have been attacked by dogs and required medical care, she said. Photo Ed Galucki

Why it is not called the ‘Dog Pound’

Jun 24, 2014 8:03am

Some passers-by may have taken a double-take at the sight of a small donkey quietly grazing in the front yard of the Ward Animal Shelter. Dubbed “Radar” for its swiveling ears, the donkey was...

Help still needed in recovery

Jun 24, 2014 2:31pm

Friends and neighbors of Robert and Christina Chambers of El Paso have banded together to help the family move into a new home. Their home was destroyed in the April 27 tornado that cut through...

Fireworks in Lonoke County

Jun 24, 2014 12:56pm

Shooting private fireworks without the likelihood of a visit from the police depends upon where one lives. For those who would rather have someone else take care of the pyrotechnics, there are two...

John Dock | The more things change…

Jun 24, 2014 8:10am

Editor’s note: “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 in 1963 and 1964. The the writer offered...

Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Jun 24, 2014 7:58am

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday.

Quorum Court meetings are held in the Courthouse Annex, 201 North Center St. (across from the County...

New fire station opens

Jun 19, 2014 10:37pm

The Cabot Fire Department Honor Guard opens the proceedings marking the opening the city’s newest fire station, No. 2 at the junction of West Mountain Springs Road with Arkansas Highway 5. Fire...

Why yes, city hall can listen to opposition

Jun 19, 2014 10:43pm

Opposition paid off in two measures facing the Cabot City Council at its Monday night meeting, with one action defeated and a second sent back to committee to be “fine-tuned.”

The council...

School board scrutinizes foreign exchange program

Jun 19, 2014 5:06pm

Cross-cultural contacts are an important part of learning for students in Cabot Public Schools, superintendent Tony Thurman told school board members at the June 10 meeting. But in light of...