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Nick Butterfield of Ward, observer, Eric Holloway, Coach Larry Blackmon , Justin Elbert, Ryan Burton. Angie Grubb, Josh Collins, Roland Csege. (Submitted photo)

UALR student attends construction competition in Dallas

Apr 17, 2014 3:16pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock student Nicholas Butterfield of Ward attended the 2014 Associated Schools of Construction and TEXO International Student Competition, held in Dallas Feb. 22-...

On missing the boat

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So, you think you want a speed bump?

Mar 20, 2014 9:18am

Think you want a speed bump? City officials have a process to follow to determine whether or not to install a “speed calming device.”

The process begins with a request for a device, better...

Running to help

Mar 20, 2014 9:13am

Organizers of the Sharae Bryant Memorial Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk said they were stunned by the outpouring of community support. It began with a few people who decided to do something to help...

Reason No. 3 to create Smart911 profile

Mar 20, 2014 9:11am

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use – all that needs be done is for...

Rain brings fieldwork, planting to a halt

Mar 19, 2014 10:36pm

Farmers took advantage of the warm, dry weather last week to get ready to plant — on Friday, fields on both sides of U.S. Highway 70 in the Arkansas Delta were being worked. But winter weather...

Spring break at Toltec Mounds

Mar 19, 2014 10:06pm

Families of students know that Arkansas’ spring break is fast approaching, and Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park is ready with family-friendly outdoor programs and activities to make good use...

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has accepted a bid to install a traffic signal, add a turn lane and make other improvements to the junction of Arkansas Highway 38 with North Second Street (Arkansas Highway 367), according to an Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) press release. The $663,000 contract was awarded to JCI Construction Inc. of Mayflower. Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting, with a projected completion in December. The junction will be the future connection to the North Terminal interchange with U.S. Highway 67/167, construction of which is partially funded by the bond issue approved by Cabot voters in March 2013. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

Interchange work progressing ‘full steam’

Mar 19, 2014 4:08pm

Work on the second of two new interchanges in Lonoke County is gathering momentum, and construction should soon begin, Cabot mayor Bill Cypert remarked in a progress report on the North Terminal...

Add a can of what?

Mar 19, 2014 4:07pm

Here is one of Shelly Moran’s past columns that bears repeating. I do not remember when I first heard of Ro-Tel (r) but once I found out about it, it became a regular feature in cooking.


County pays cities in suit

Mar 19, 2014 4:07pm

Payment of the costs for operating district courts at Lonoke and Carlisle since 2011 was made Wednesday, March 12; the payments were made following a special meeting held Tuesday, March 11. The...

Yard waste is burning issue

Mar 19, 2014 4:07pm

With the arrival of the spring-cleaning season also comes the piles of leaves, branches and other winter debris that has built up in yards, piles that many people will dispose of by burning. But...

Home sales flat in Lonoke County in January

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 9:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in January increased by 8.7 percent compared to a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Lonoke County stayed flat, the Arkansas...