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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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The work of sorting thousands of toys according to children who are to get them from Christmas for Kids is now under way. Kathy Fleshman, a staff member from the ACE campus, is one of the voluteers who will take about a week to put all the boxes together. Organizer Bill Holden, in the background, oversees the work. Photo Ed Galucki.

Christmas for Kids approaches two decades of giving

Dec 16, 2014 5:25pm

For nearly 40 years, children of the Cabot School District who might have lost Christmas to hard times have had the holiday rescued by caring neighbors. In the early days it was Santa, himself,...

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Dec 16, 2014 5:41pm

Dear Editor,

It has been eight years since the Cabot City Council rezoned the lots at the intersection of Highway 89 and North Rockwood road. Now another “tiny” sign has been noticed on...

Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Dec 16, 2014 5:39pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday in the Office of Emergency Management conference room, Lonoke County Courthouse Annex, 212 North Center St., Lonoke...

Cabot Christmas Parade, 2014

Dec 16, 2014 5:30pm

Santa Claus marked the end of the 2014 Cabot Christmas Parade, sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful, Sunday. More than 100 floats, vehicles, beauty queens, walkers and others formed the parade, built...

Christmas Story told by neighbors of Bethlehem Road

Dec 16, 2014 5:13pm

The 30-scene Road to Bethlehem display, a partnership of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and neighbors of Bethlehem Road in Lonoke County, will be lighted now through Jan. 1, 2015. The story of...

Candyland Christmas parade set for Sunday

Dec 09, 2014 4:52pm

The annual Cabot Christmas Parade, sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful, will be 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14 - theme of the parade is “A Cabot Candyland Christmas!”

“This year’s parade is shaping...

MSgt. Daniel Wassom

Wassom honored as hero in air base ceremony

Dec 09, 2014 4:51pm

A moving ceremony held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Little Rock Air Force Base commemorated the life and heroism of Arkansas Guardsman MSgt Daniel Wassom.

Wassom’s wife, Suzanne, his father, Dan...

A Special Night For Special Needs

Dec 09, 2014 4:51pm

The Cabot Civitan Club will sponsor “A Special Night For Special Needs,” a time for Santa Claus to make a special visit to hear the Christmas wishes of special-needs boys and girls in the Cabot...

Bill Ryker, chairman of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce I-40/Highway 89 Interchange Committee, wields the scissors for the official ribbon cutting marking the completion of Exit 173, opening the way to Lonoke’s industrial zoned area. Others at the Friday ceremony, driven indoors by inclement weather, were, from left, John Garner, Lonoke Chamber executive director; Lonoke mayor Wayne McGee; Ryker; former state Senator Bobby Glover, and Highway commissioner Tom Schuek. Back row, Emanuel Banks, AHTD deputy director and chief engineer; County Judge Doug Erwin; state Representative Walls McCrary; and Mike Florence, Lonoke Industrial Development Corporation chairman and Lonoke alderman. Photo Ed Galucki

Lonoke looks to future with new interchange

Dec 09, 2014 4:48pm

Credit for the ultimate success of a new Interstate 40 exit at Lonoke was given to a wide range of individuals – Congressman Marion Berry, state Senator Bobby Glover, mayors, commissions, and...

AARP Christmas Party

Dec 09, 2014 4:53pm

The Cabot chapter of AARP will host a potluck supper 6 p.m., Dec. 22 , at the Cabot Senior Center, 600 North Grant St. The evening will included a short business meeting followed by Christmas...