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Circuit judge bid revives old questions

Apr 23, 2014 5:54pm

Nearly 20 years ago, Lonoke County was rocked by multiple rape charges and alleged murder plots involving one of the county’s oldest, politically-connected families — charges with a link to...

On missing the boat

Apr 17, 2014 3:11pm

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Cabot policer officer Justin Sneed was named the “City Employee of the Month.” Presenting him the award is Mayor Bill Cypert.

Officer’s acts of kindness recognized

Apr 17, 2014 2:43pm

Caring enough to keep tabs on an overnight queue, and to ensure shelter for a stranded visitor has earned Cabot Police Officer Justin Sneed the title of “City Employee of the Month,” Mayor Bill...

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...

Central Arkansas public housing programs among grant recipients

Apr 15, 2014 9:56pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded $16,501,505 to 105 Arkansas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements, including several operations in...

Correction Oops, pardon the slip

Apr 10, 2014 8:56am

The article in the April 2 edition of the Cabot Star-Herald, about the anniversary of the 1976 tornado at Cabot, should have referred to March 29, not the date that was printed.

Don’t burn those leaves…

Apr 10, 2014 8:56am

With the arrival of the spring-cleaning season also comes the piles of leaves, branches and other winter debris that has built up in yards, piles that many people will dispose of by burning. But...

I-40 lane closure

Apr 10, 2014 8:56am

Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) crews will be working on an Interstate 40 median crossing, which will require closing the eastbound inside lane between mile markers 177 and...

Everywhere a sign and a regulation for each

Apr 10, 2014 8:55am

Chickens, signs, Constitutional concerns, updated employee requirements, building a new library and other matters stretched into a two-and-a-half hour meeting Monday for the city council agenda...

U Drive, U Text, U Pay in Arkansas

Apr 10, 2014 8:54am

Arkansas state police will join a national crackdown on drivers who text while driving, Colonel Stan Witt, Arkansas State Police director and Governor’s representative for Highway Safety,...

Reason No.5 to sign up with Smart911

Apr 10, 2014 8:52am

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use – all that needs be done is for...

Former Arkansas Razorback D.J. Williams and mother, Vicky Williams , on right at the head table, were keynote speakers at the annual Open Arms Banquet held Thursday at Cabot Junior High School North. Their accounts of surviving domestic abuse underscored the need for services such as provided by Open Arms Shelter at Lonoke. “I would have left [the abuse] much sooner had there been someplace I could have gone or for my children,” Vicky said. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

Open Arms Shelter: a chance to catch a dream

Apr 10, 2014 8:51am

Supporters of Open Arms Shelter at Lonoke filled the Cabot Junior High School North cafeteria Thursday evening for the second annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Banquet.

Keynote...