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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

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Bankruptcies

Mar 08, 2016 11:20am

Melissa M Ybarra, A/K/A Melissa Phillips 15 Cheyenne Dr, Austin; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed Feb. 24; unlisted assets.

Hubert C Webb and Vanessa G Webb 611 E Nichols, England; Chapter 7;...

More than 100 Cabot High School seniors learned Monday that they had been awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500, some renewable, through the Cabot Scholarship Foundation. However, which scholarships and the amounts will not be announced until the Cabot Scholarship Foundation Banquet.

Cabot Scholarship Foundation announces more than 100 awards

Mar 01, 2016 3:14pm

More than 100 Cabot High Seniors were called to the high school Loft to learn that they have been selected for scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500, some renewable, managed by the Cabot...

Cabot Public Works director Brian Buroughs works the controls of one of Progressive Waste Solutions new automated trash pickup systems, seeing how far the system can reach to pick up the 96-gallon trash carts that have been distributed to Cabot residents. The automated system will be put to use beginning Monday, March 7. The system requires the carts be placed in three feet of clear space. Photo Ed Galucki

The robots are here for your trash

Mar 01, 2016 3:08pm

Thousands of 96-gallon trash carts have been put in place throughout Cabot, with Monday set for the first day of automated trash pickup. City officials are hoping for a smooth transition, company...

Spring cleanup comes to Cabot

Mar 01, 2016 3:16pm

Disposal of household throwaways from tires to document shredding will be part of the annual spring Cabot Clean-Up and Hazardous Waste Round-Up. The annual event sponsored by the City of Cabot and...

Lt. Col. Matthew Baugher from the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Test Center (AATC) explains the LITENING pod targeting system to Maj. Gen. Mark H. Berry, the adjutant general of Arkansas, right, and Brig. Gen. Kurt Vogel, Arkansas Air National Guard commander. 189th Airlift Wing C-130s, aircrews and maintainers are being used to develop the system, intended for fighters and bombers, into a high-accuracy airdrop and reconnaissance system. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Chris A. Durney.

Arkansas Air Guard 130s flying test missions

Mar 01, 2016 3:15pm

Some Arkansas Air National Guard C-130Hs are sporting an extra under-wing pod usually seen on strike aircraft and bombers. The AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING Targeting Pod is being tested on two 189th...

60 years of the Cabot Star-Herald

Mar 01, 2016 3:18pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1962 headlines:

Jan. 26, 1971: County Budget Includes Air...

Rummage sale and lunch March 12

Mar 01, 2016 3:16pm

The Bethlehem United Methodist Church will have a Rummage Sale and Lunch on Saturday, March 12. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and last all day. The sale will include items from several estates,...

Rain and chill winds were not enough to keep faithful campaigners, or family, away from promoting their candidate. Louise Flynn, mother of candidate John Flynn; Seana Warner, daughter of candidate Doug Warner; Steve Eggensperger, “just a good friend” of candidate Eddie Joe Williams; Darlene Byrd, “not a family member” of candidate Doug Erwin; and Barbara Phillips, aunt of candidate Richard Kyzer, wave to cars at the Cabot ward 1 polling station. Election results will be posted to the Cabot Star-Herald Web site. Photo Ed Galucki

Election Day faithfuls

Mar 01, 2016 3:13pm

Rain and chill winds were not enough to keep faithful campaigners, or family, away from promoting their candidate. Louise Flynn, mother of candidate John Flynn; Seana Warner, daughter of candidate...

Witness reports may lead to DWI-8 in Circuit Court

Mar 01, 2016 3:12pm

Cases filed in Lonoke County Circuit include a possible eighth conviction of Driving While Intoxicated for a Cabot man.

John Milton Williams, 35, Cabot, was charged with driving while...

Bankruptcies

Feb 29, 2016 5:39pm

Walter E Powell, Jr and Karen R Powell 2164 Covington Rd, Ward; Chapter 7; unlisted debt filed Feb. 16; unlisted assets.

Larissa L Williams 216 W 3rd, Carlisle; Chapter 13; unlisted debt...