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Five-year, stage IV cancer survivor Stacy Goforth at the start of the Women Can Run at Conway, with her granddaughters Abby Goforth, 12, and Braelyn Morrow, 9. Goforth said Braelyn beat both her and Abby’s time, placing second in her age division. Goforth’s goal is to complete the Little Rock Marathon.

Surviving through faith

May 17, 2016 2:46pm

Faced with the news that she was in stage IV, aggressive breast cancer; that it had spread through her lungs, liver and deep into lymph nodes; with no maintenance drugs available should she manage...

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Lonoke County Circuit Court

May 10, 2016 3:48pm

Kelly Marie Berntsen, 43CR-16-197: Possession Of Controlled Substance - Schedule I/II (Methamphetamine Or Cocaine)(Felony).

Jare A. Baker, 29, Cabot, 43CR-16-198: negligent homicide.


Manslaughter, negligent homicide charges filed in Cirucuit Court

May 10, 2016 3:47pm

Among charges filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court since April 25 are manslaughter and negligent homicide.

In docket 43CR-16-201, Joshua D. Watson, 28, of Judsonia, was charged with...

Cabot City Beautiful announces Yard of the Month

May 10, 2016 3:46pm

Cabot City Beautiful “Yard-of-the-Month” program is now under way, a press release announced. Yard-of-the-Month was begun to recognize persons and businesses who make Cabot a more beautiful and...

Austin traffic stop nets dual arrests

May 10, 2016 3:45pm

According to information from Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa, a routine traffic stop ended in the arrest of the driver and passenger, Dawson Ray Norman, 25, and Christopher Camron Fowler, 27...

One of the last Arkansas Sesquicentennial Commission Civil War markers was dedicated Saturday; the marker is at the junction of Ray Sowell Road with Arkansas Highway 38, on property of the Old Austin United Methodist Church. Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, of Austin, and R.D. Keever, of Cabot spoke of the re-discovered history of the Old Austin area of Ward, and Mark Christ, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program community outreach director told of the purpose of erecting the Civil War markers throughout the state. Photo Ed Galucki.

New marker reminds of Austin’s role in Civil War

May 10, 2016 3:44pm

Austin’s role in the Civil War in Arkansas has been largely overlooked, but work by local historians in restoring the Pioneer Cemetery on the grounds of Old Austin Baptist Church has brought much...

First Electric Operation Round-Up

May 10, 2016 3:39pm

First Electric Cooperative announced the award of more than $15,000, shared among 14 organizations, through the member-supported Operation Round-Up program. First Electric Cooperative member...

Council to consider sidewalks as other projects on hold

May 03, 2016 4:34pm

Delay in funding the senior citizen center move and renovation rippled into the new fire station because the two are tied together through the architect, Mayor Bill Cypert told the combined...

A hundred years ago, members of Bethlehem UMC Church, about 12 miles east of Cabot, built a larger sanctuary to accommodate their growing numbers. The church will celebrate the 100th anniversay of the sancturary later this month. Though renovated and expanded through the years, the original structure remains in use. Submitted photo

Church celebrates 100 years of sanctuary

May 03, 2016 3:41pm

One hundred years ago members of Bethlehem church gathered together and built themselves a sanctuary, and now Bethlehem United Methodist Church of Lonoke will celebrate the centennial of that...

Wanted at Austin

May 03, 2016 4:22pm

The Austin Police Department needs help identifying two males involved in shoplifting at the Dollar General Store in Austin. At about 12:30 p.m., April 28, the subjects pushed the manager as he...

CHS Championship teams

May 03, 2016 3:50pm

Cabot High School three championship teams, the senior boys basketball, and girls’ and boys’ bowling teams met Gov. Asa Hutchinson following presentation of Senate and House of Representatives...