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The Speech I Never Planned on Writing

May 24, 2016 4:03pm

When I started high school, there were a lot of things I never thought would happen. I never thought I would join a math club. I never thought I would willingly attend a football game. Most...

Adam Stivers

‘I’m a loser’

May 24, 2016 4:02pm

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Bought and paid for, only the construction needs to be done on Austin’s city hall project. City Council members recently voted to approve going ahead with construction.

Austin Council votes to double size of city hall

Apr 04, 2016 1:27pm

Saving and planning has paid off for the city of Austin, which now has money in hand to renovate city hall, more than doubling its present size. The Austin City Council recently approved accepting...

The long-closed front doors at Lonoke County Courthouse will become the main entrance on Monday, April 1, when the next level of security goes into effect. Lonoke County Judge Doug Erwin, left, and prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham tell about the “airport-style” security checkpoint at the front entry. The north and south entries will be locked, the handicapped entrance will be at the rear. Photo Ed Galucki

Courthouse increases security

Mar 29, 2016 1:50pm

Security at Lonoke County Courthouse will go to a new level on Monday, April 4, when the front doors are reopened as the general public entryway.

Lonoke County Judge Doug Erwin said Monday...

Capital murder charge pending against uncle

Mar 29, 2016 1:47pm

A charge of capital murder is being filed against a Lonoke County man for a shooting on Sunday, prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham said Monday. The charge, stemming from an apparent family argument...

Bomb, search K-9 comes to sheriff’s office

Mar 29, 2016 1:37pm

While there is some discussion at the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office whether the newest member of the department is a Malinois or Belgian Shepard, or Dutch Shepard, there is no question of getting...

60 Years of the Cabot Star-Herald - 1965

Mar 29, 2016 1:38pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1965 headlines:

Feb. 12, 1965: Baker Reveals Route Favored...

Cabot High School All-State Band members

Mar 29, 2016 2:19pm

Members of the Cabot School Board at the March 15 meeting saluted the 24 Cabot High School Band members who were named to All-State Band. Tryouts were held in February at Henderson State...

Griffin to be in Ward

Mar 29, 2016 1:47pm

Ward Chamber of Commerce invites all to their annual Awards Banquet to be held at Grace Community Church, 30 2nd Street in downtown Ward on Friday, April 8.

Social hour will begin at 6 p.m....

No more regular LIHEAP applications, crisis LIHEAP to April

Mar 29, 2016 1:40pm

Applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will not be accepted after March 30 in Lonoke County, according to a press release from Central Arkansas Development...

New preacher at Cabot Southside Church of Christ

Mar 29, 2016 1:40pm

Beginning April 3, Tony Brewer will be the new full time preacher at Southside Church of Christ, Cabot, the church announced. Brewer is from Aubrey, and is a graduate of The Memphis School of...

Tea Party meeting set

Mar 29, 2016 1:39pm

Arkansas Constitutional Tea Party will meet 7 p.m., April 14, at King Pin Sports Grill at Allfam Bowling Center, 2350 Lakewood Dr., Cabot.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month...