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With the 19th Airlift Wing’s newest, and last, C-130J as a backdrop, Jacksoville mayor Gary Fletcher presents Gen. Carlton Everheart II, commander Air Mobility Command, with a key to the city to mark the event. Everheart piloted the C-130 Hercules from the Lockheed-Martin plant in Georgia, where it was built, to Little Rock Air Force Base. This will be the last new aircraft for the 19AW, though two more are slated for the 314 AW. Photo Ed Galucki

Last new C-130 delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base

Jun 21, 2016 3:53pm

Amid the Ruffles and Flourishes of military ceremony, the last new C-130J Hercules, tail number 16-5796, slated for the 19 Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, was delivered by Gen. Carlton...

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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...

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...