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Aw shucks

Jul 30, 2014 7:00am

More than 90 volunteers came Thursday to help shuck more than 18,000 ears of corn in the first day of this year’s annual Esau Sweet Corn fundraiser for Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center. Among...

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Sheriff fires two

Jul 03, 2014 9:36am

On Monday, Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley said that he had terminated the employment of two employees, who were later arrested by the Arkansas State Police for the offense of release/disclosure...

Lonoke County Road Department employees who took part in the Faulkner County tornado response were given a special “Thank You” by Faulkner County Judge Allen Dodson during the June 26 Quorum Court meeting.	Those responding were Darrell Bowlan, Dakota Hagar, Dennis Johnson, Ray Maples, Jimmy Phillips, Vernon Phillips, David Sullivan, John Robinson, Charlie Wallace, and Les Carpenter - not pictured Roger Light and Jimmy Brewer.

Just dropped by to say ‘Thank You, so much’

Jul 03, 2014 9:30am

Although it was Faulkner County where the April 27 tornado ripped through central Arkansas, it was the major subject of the June 26 Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting. “Nobody helped us more than...

Cabot Farmers Market

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:31am

It was signs about the Market that prompted a Saturday morning visit to see what would be available, Gil Moser of Jacksonville said. “It was worth the trip,” Rhonda Moser said. Ethan Harris, Wyatt...

Mailbag | Time to cut red tape

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:27am

Farming has always been important to Arkansas. Even today, one in six Arkansas jobs are rooted in agriculture. Farming isn’t old-fashioned, it’s a field where innovation and technology have helped...

John Dock | Travels across the country

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:28am

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinion column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent in 1963 and 1964; the writer remarked on events and...

Fireworks, public and private

Jul 01, 2014 7:44am

There will be two public fireworks shows for anyone in Lonoke County wishing to follow John Adams’ example of celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, but not take up fireworks...

Go there, do that, get the T-shirt

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 9:37am

The need for blood donations grows during summer, the time when people are most active and subject to accident or injury requiring a blood transfusion; the American Red Cross is calling for donors...

Civil War Roundtable meets

Jul 01, 2014 7:50am

The monthly meeting of the Grand Prairie Civil War Roundtable will be 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, at the Lonoke County Museum, 215 South East Front St. (U.S. Highway 70), three blocks east of the...

BLOOD DONATIONS | Go there, do that, get the T-shirt

Jun 26, 2014 3:33pm

The need for blood donations grows during summer, the time when people are most active and subject to accident or injury requiring a blood transfusion; the American Red Cross is calling for donors...

Construction of sports complex to begin

Jun 24, 2014 2:11pm

Groundbreaking for the Cabot Sports and Aquatic Complex, possibly the catalyst for an array of capital improvements seen around the city, will be held this Thursday.

The ceremony will be...