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Beebe names Lonoke Co. residents state boards, commissions

Apr 24, 2014 7:49pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Thursday announced appointments to state boards and commissions, including the following local residents:

— Billie Dougherty, Ward, reappointed to the...

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Apr 24, 2014 5:49pm

A true Cabot hero

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Local youth wins awards

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Vietnam veterans Welcome Home at Jacksonville museum

Apr 03, 2014 4:55pm

Vietnam veterans will be recognized with Welcome Home Day, Saturday, April 5, at Jacksonville Museum of Military History, 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Events will include a parade, a dogtag...

Glover re-appointed to board

Apr 03, 2014 4:50pm

Former State Sen. Bobby L. Glover of Carlisle has been reappointed by Governor Mike Beebe to a seven year term to the Arkansas Board of Corrections. The Board oversees the operations of the...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Apr 02, 2014 9:08pm

Jonathan L. Harper, 40, CR14-117: fail to appear on felony (felony).

Bridget Renee Golding, 40, CR14-118: forgery (felony).

Victor Arriaga, CR14-119: second-degree domestic battery (...

Voices of 50 years ago

Apr 02, 2014 8:52pm

Editor’s Note: John Dock was a regular feature in the newspaper 50 years ago. It is a satirical view from the time. This is apparently the first column to be used, though it gives little clue to...

Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., left, huddles with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Wednesday. (Peter Urban Photo)

Air Force sees Little Rock as home for C-130J aircraft

Apr 02, 2014 8:45pm

WASHINGTON – Calling it one of the gems of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on Wednesday said the Pentagon has no plans to degrade its tactical air lift mission...

Howard seeks re-election for Ward alderman

Apr 02, 2014 6:36pm

Don Howard has announced that he is a candidate for re-election as Alderman, Ward 3 Position 2, in the city of Ward. He is a former two term member of Ward Planning Commission; he is currently is...

Waterworks gets clean bill of health

Apr 02, 2014 6:27pm

Comfortable summer weather is generally good news, but last year’s milder summer may have dented the Cabot Waterworks operating margin. Commissioners heard at the March 27 that a slight drop in...

March 31, 1976: on the other side of town, Betty Magie, one of the publishers of the Cabot Star-Herald, stepped out of the newspaper’s new South Pine Street office to take this picture of the tornado as it tore through the center of Cabot.

38 years ago

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 6:14pm

It was 38 years ago, March 31, 1976, that a tornado cut through the center of Cabot, killing five people and forever changing the face of the city; debris hung in trees for years afterward. The...

Beyond Boundaries volunteer Wendi Stock leads Smoke, a 12-year-old Tennessee Walker/Quarter Horse Mare, during a ride by Lonoke Middle School student Paul Hahn during a recent therapy session. Also pictured are side walker Tatum Thompkins and therapist Garrett Polk. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Volunteering is way to help at hippotherapy facility

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 6:15pm

Located near Ward Central Elementary School in northern Lonoke County, Beyond Boundaries, a nonprofit hippotherapy facility, is a great way for a person to volunteer their time in a rewarding...

Roberson announces as candidate for sheriff

Mar 27, 2014 11:49am

After taking a breather for nearly two years, he is ready to climb back into the saddle and resume work in law enforcement, Jim Roberson said in announcing he is asking for the Republican...