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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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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...

Times and techology are changing, up to Lonoke County to keep up

May 03, 2016 3:08pm

Times and technology are changing to create new challenges for Lonoke County’s 911 system, District 1 Justice of the Peace R.D. Hopper saidat the April 21 quorum court meeting. He proposed support...

Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair, birth of a new city festival

May 03, 2016 3:03pm

It is not CabotFest, nor is it the Strawberry Festival, but perhaps in the future the Community Outreach Arts and Crafts Fair will join the ranks of the city’s regular festivals. “It has been a...

60 years of the Cabot Star-Herald

May 03, 2016 3:08pm

This year marks the 60th year of publication for the Cabot Star-Herald, begun January 1956 by Cone and Betty Magie - here are some 1971 headlines and stories:

Jan. 8, 1971: Mayor Obtains...

Austin reports drug arrest; new equipment

May 03, 2016 3:07pm

Austin Chief of Police Jim Kulesa reported that prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham, through the office of Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney, has given Austin Police Department two crime scene kits...

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are restoring an early 1800s pioneer cemetery on the grounds of Old Austin Baptist Church, and while documenting the history of the area have uncovered many ties to the Civil War. The marker, at the junction of Ray Sowell Road with Arkansas Highway 38, will be dedicated at a later date.

The Civil War at Austin

May 03, 2016 3:04pm

Local historians Rusty Eisenhower, left, and R.D. Keever helped install the newest Arkansas Historical Commission marker in the area, in the Old Austin area of Ward. Eisenhower and Keever are...

Austin council OKs two ‘new’ trucks for fire department

Apr 26, 2016 3:53pm

Austin City Council members on Monday approved the purchase of two fire trucks for the Austin Volunteer Fire Department.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy Williams, Randy Ryan, Rusty Eisenhower...

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people.” “This is what it is all about, us, the people,” he said. While “In God We Trust” is sometimes controversial, “There is no question with this, and it covers everybody… and it means the officers are part of the people.” There have been no complaints about the phrase being on the vehicles, he added. Photo Ed Galucki

Making a statement

Apr 26, 2016 3:51pm

Austin Chief of Police James Kulesa said he decided to go his own way in making a statement with patrol cars, instead of the popular national motto, he chose the opening of the U.S. Constitution...

James Brock sits on his mule-pulled wagon last , giving mules Sugar and Little Sister a break while his dog Copper explores the area around Watson Chapel Baptist Church. Brock, who had traveled to Minden, La., in the wagon, was making the return trip to Lonoke County. (Ray King/Pine Bluff Commercial)

Brock uses mule power to go from state to state

Apr 26, 2016 1:13pm

Traveling from state to state is usually no big deal, you just jump in a vehicle and away you go.

It’s a little different, though, when you rely on a couple of mules to provide the...

Cabot Farmers Market sets opening

Apr 26, 2016 1:12pm

Cabot Farmers Market, sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful, Inc., will open for its ninth year on May 7, Matt Webber, market co-manager, said in a press release.

“It already promises to be an...