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2015 marks 60 years for Cabot Star

Feb 24, 2015 6:26am

This year will mark 60 years since Cone and Betty Magie founded the Cabot Star, with its first edition printed in October 1955. At the beginning, Cone and Betty wrote the stories, and sold the...


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Charge filed in courthouse incident

Dec 30, 2014 9:10am

Charges have been filed, and a special judge and prosecutor assigned, in Oct. 30 incident that renewed security concerns in the nearly 90-year-old Lonoke County Courthouse. Investigators have come...

The American College Testing (ACT) college readiness assessment is taken by about 1.8 million high school students each year, with about one in 10,000 making a perfect score of 36 – something done by Cabot High School senior Jon Dale Nichols when he tested in October. Nichols’ accomplishment was recognized during the Dec. 16 school board meeting. High school principal Henry Hawkins and school board president Donna Nash presented Nichols with a certificate of recognition. Photo Ed Galucki

Parents resisting Common Core could face law violation

Dec 23, 2014 4:30pm

Resistance to Common Core, the standardized school curriculum being adopted by most states, might take form at Cabot in parents not letting their children take the Partnership for Assessment of...

Merry Christmas to all

Dec 23, 2014 2:46pm

The nearly finished StreetScape improvements along West Main Street at Cabot highlight the holiday decorations and the main Christmas wish for all. Photo Ed Galucki

Quorum Court resolves back-pay issue

Dec 23, 2014 2:14pm

Is it quit or transfer; a raise or reinstatement; are office-holders the employers or is it the county; when does the quorum court direct an employee’s salary; how are pay rates determined in...

Austin Police | Missing juvenile found report

Dec 23, 2014 3:25pm

At about 10:35 p.m., Dec. 22, Austin police officer Michael Henson saw a juvenile male walking on Arkansas Highway 367 north, near the Cabot city limit. Henson spoke to him, but he appeared to be...

Residents fight rezoning actions by council as ‘unfair’

Dec 16, 2014 5:40pm

Amid claims of unfairness to residents, city council approval of three contentious rezoning actions will be extended to at least one more meeting, giving residents additional time muster...

Fill-the-Boot for Christmas for Kids

Dec 16, 2014 5:28pm

Cabot Fire Chief Phil Robinson presents Bill Holden, Christmas for Kids organizer, with a check for $10,123.41 - the proceeds of this year’s Fill-the-Boot campaign by members of the Cabot Fire...

The work of sorting thousands of toys according to children who are to get them from Christmas for Kids is now under way. Kathy Fleshman, a staff member from the ACE campus, is one of the voluteers who will take about a week to put all the boxes together. Organizer Bill Holden, in the background, oversees the work. Photo Ed Galucki.

Christmas for Kids approaches two decades of giving

Dec 16, 2014 5:25pm

For nearly 40 years, children of the Cabot School District who might have lost Christmas to hard times have had the holiday rescued by caring neighbors. In the early days it was Santa, himself,...

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Dec 16, 2014 5:41pm

Dear Editor,

It has been eight years since the Cabot City Council rezoned the lots at the intersection of Highway 89 and North Rockwood road. Now another “tiny” sign has been noticed on...

Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Dec 16, 2014 5:39pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday in the Office of Emergency Management conference room, Lonoke County Courthouse Annex, 212 North Center St., Lonoke...