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Lonoke County residents among governor’s appointees

Apr 15, 2014 10:28pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe recently announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

- Carol Bevis, Cabot, reappointed to the Arkansas Public Employees’ Retirement System...

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Sin, suffering and the sovereignty of God

Mar 06, 2014 12:44pm

Seems like the older I get, the less I understand.

These past weeks have been a whirlwind that have left me feeling like a person hanging on for dear life on a runaway rollercoaster. Somehow...

The role of the Beast is played by both Kolby Cole and Spencer Worth. (Submitted photo)

CHS production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is this weekend

Mar 06, 2014 12:42pm

Cabot Public Schools invites the public to step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

The play is Friday, March 7, and Saturday, March 8, at...

Finch seeks GOP nomination for county sheriff

Mar 06, 2014 12:41pm

Steve Finch of Furlow has announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination for Lonoke County Sheriff.

“I have over 25 years of experience in county government, all of which has been as...

Vicky Williams to speak at Open Arms Shelter’s Second Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Banquet

Mar 06, 2014 12:34pm

Vicky Williams, mother of former Razorback and pro football player, DJ Williams, will be speaking at Open Arms Shelter’s Second Annual Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Banquet on Thursday,...

Blustery winds, slow roads and an ice-covered course were not enough to stop Joe Jones of Cabot, making a throw, and fellow disk-golfers Derrick Tipton of Jacksonville, and Spring Nunn and Don Grisham of North Little Rock from a challenging round at the Cabot Community Park disk golf course Monday. All are members of the Diamond State Disk Golf Association. Jones said the association has a Facebook page for anyone wanting to learn more about the group. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

Weather extends school

Mar 06, 2014 11:36am

City officials in north Lonoke County report no injuries caused by the winter storm that struck Sunday night. Most reports are of delays and minor accidents, and the news from the school district...

Top reasons to have a Smart911 Safety Profile

Mar 06, 2014 11:33am

Want emergency responders to know where you are? Want them prepared to meet your special needs? Want search crews to know there is a tornado shelter in your home?

Smart911 Safety Profiles...

Cabot Schools closed again Tuesday

Mar 03, 2014 3:21pm

According to a tweet from Cabot Superintendent Tony Thurman and the Cabot school website,, the Cabot School District will be closed again Tuesday, March 4, because of icy...

Newspaper office closed Monday morning

Mar 03, 2014 8:37am

Because of the inclement weather, the Star-Herald office will be closed Monday morning. We may reopen if the roads will permit it.

Browne finishes Air Force basic training

Feb 27, 2014 2:01pm

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Bryan C. Browne has finished basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Browne earned distinction as an honor...

Bell completes Air Force basic training

Feb 27, 2014 2:00pm

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Zachary B. Bell has completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Bell finished an intensive, eight-week...