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Lonoke County Museum, a work in progress

Jul 22, 2014 5:59pm

It was a Lonoke County history book project that became the genesis for the Lonoke County Museum, director Sherryl Miller recalled in an interview. Many of the people who gave information for the...

On the stump

Jul 22, 2014 6:01pm

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The intolerance of tolerance

Jun 05, 2014 12:38pm

Well, here we go again.

Last week I learned a VA hospital in Iron Mountain, Mich., recently hid the statutes of Jesus and Mary, along with a cross and altar, behind a curtain in their chapel...

Roy Acuff remains an iconic figure

Jun 05, 2014 12:38pm

My earliest childhood memories of country music consist of watching such programs as “Pop Goes the Country,” “Nashville on the Road” and “Hee Haw.” However, my favorite occurrence was when public...

Circuit Court actions

Jun 05, 2014 12:37pm

Lonoke County Circuit Court actions, May 1 - 15, 2014, obtained through CourtConnect, the online public access portal to court case information; CourtConnect provides access to basic case...

Giving dogs an ear

Jun 05, 2014 12:36pm

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinon column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent in 1963 and 1964. The the writer offered an often...

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Austinfest 2014

Jun 05, 2014 12:35pm

Despite early morning rains the turnout for Austinfest was “really good,” and it seems the weather had little effect, Mayor Bernie Chamberlain said Monday. The annual city festival was held...

Mother charged in infant death

Jun 05, 2014 12:34pm

Investigation into the death in March of a Lonoke County infant has led to the arrest of the mother.

Lindsey Colbert, 28, of Ward was arrested Tuesday, May 28, on suspicion of manslaughter...

Bond projects gathering momentum

Jun 05, 2014 12:32pm

One of the first actions taken in early 2011 by then-newly elected mayor Bill Cypert was to call a town hall meeting to discuss concerns of residents. Response to the meeting reignited stalled...

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Lincoln Street detour

Jun 05, 2014 12:30pm

Lincoln Street, between Olive and Bellamy streets, will be closed beginning Monday, June 9, for construction of two traffic circles, according to information from the mayor’s office; the section...

Horses in the hallway

Jun 05, 2014 12:30pm

Evolution is a fact, at least for school officials who try to keep policies and rules in pace with changing times. Cabot School Board members at the May 20 meeting adopted a list of recommended...

Raining some pennies

Jun 05, 2014 12:29pm

Old Austin United Methodist Church member Caitlyn Pettis made the Keep The Faith (KTF) Foundation’s annual Pennies from Heaven campaign a personal mission by collecting pennies from fellow church...