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Austin council OKs rifles, to reconsider dog rules

Sep 29, 2015 5:26pm

New patrol car problems, new police rifles and stiffer dog control rules were among the matters considered by the Austin City Council at the Monday night meeting.

Aldermen Matt Sheets, Tammy...

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Committee considers county government web site

Sep 08, 2015 5:52pm

Everything needed to know about creating an official Web page for Lonoke County was on the table at the meeting of the Quorum Court Committee. All the services would be through the company server...

Doctor, 18 others charged with conspiring to distribute oxycodone

Sep 08, 2015 12:20pm

A Little Rock doctor and several others have been indicted as part of a continuing operation targeting illegal prescription drug activity, Christopher Thyer, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District...

Two arrests reported at Austin

Sep 08, 2015 6:04pm

At about 11:50 p.m., Sept. 7, Austin police officer Joshua Chaplin conducted a traffic stop in the area of Arkansas Highway 367 and East Main Street for a traffic violation.

In the process...

9/11 observances in Lonoke County

Sep 08, 2015 5:49pm

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 will be remembered Friday in ceremonies held at Cabot and Lonoke.

At 11 a.m., Criswell-Robinson American Legion Post 71 will conduct a ceremony at the Cabot Home...

Lonoke County marriage licenses

Sep 08, 2015 12:19pm

Sept. 1, 2015 – Sept. 4, 2015

Lewis Sanders, 33, Austin

Amanda Coburn, 34, Austin

Dakota Rhea, 20, N. Little Rock

Kayla Rackley, 21, N. Little Rock

Joshuan Johnson,...


Sep 08, 2015 8:38am

Sheva Johnson, A/K/A Sheva Law221 W Fordyce Street, England; Chapter 13; unlisted debt filed Aug. 24; unlisted assets.

Michael Darian Risnerand Maria Theresa Risner24 Newcastle Drive, Cabot...


Sep 08, 2015 8:38am

A-Team Auto Sales LLC, 907 GUN CLUB RD, Cabot 72023 was incorporated on 8/20/15 by Ahmad Dajani

Badders Law, PLLC, 4545 CAMPGROUND, Austin 72007 was incorporated on 8/20/15 by Della Badders...

Chester and Becky Brown, Cabot Church of Christ, present a $10,000 donation to the school district in support of the backpack program, to ensure children who rely on school meals have sufficient food during weekends. She recalled presenting the idea of helping feed children, “and they were all for it.” A few years ago the focus changed to changed from collecting the supplies to raising funds for the supplies. This is the largest donation of all, she said. From left, school board president Donna Nash, Pastor Chuck Ball, Becky Brown, Chester Brown, Tony Thurman. Photo Ed Galucki

Panic button, reserved parking, backpack donation at school board meeting

Sep 01, 2015 3:34pm

High-tech “panic button,” a record donation, bragging rights on students and reserved parking and seating were among the issues considered at the Aug. 18 meeting of the Cabot School Board.


Tentative future of West Main Street, from Northport Drive to Arkansas Highway 5, is to possibly become a four-lane, raised median roadway, shown in a graphic from the access management plan under consideration by the Cabot Planning Commission. Early suggestions would reduce the number of median breaks, combing Nos. 3 and 4 in the same general area; the dashed lines are possible new roads, linking to a fourth interchange with U.S. Highway 67/167.

Plans begun for four-lane section of West Main Street

Sep 01, 2015 3:33pm

The first step of developing West Main Street, from Northport Drive to Arkansas Highway 5, into a divided roadway was taken at the Aug. 25 meeting of the Cabot Planning Commission. Chairman James...

Cabot’s John Dodd was named Honorary Chair of the 2015 Autism Speaks for Arkansas Walk. Dodd, with daughter Lauren who has been diagnosed as autistic, and wife, Tiffany, have become involved in efforts to raise awareness of autism and support research. Photo Ed Galucki

Dodd named Honorary Chair of 2015 Autism Speaks of Arkansas Walk

Sep 01, 2015 3:32pm

Autism Speaks of Arkansas announced Monday that John Dodd of Cabot has been named honorary chair of the 2015 Arkansas Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

“It was a huge honor not only for me, but...