Missouri Prosecutor wants state to pay for housing DuMond
___We've received several communications since we started our series of columns on Gov. Huckabee's clemencies.
___ "Just a short note in regards to your article about the governor of Arkansas and his clemency posturing," writes Daniel White, chief assistant prosecuting attorney of Clay County, Mo., who prosecuted a certain rapist who was paroled in Arkansas and went on to kill two women in Missouri. [FULL STORY]

 

 


Cabot schools go over 8,000

By JOHN HOFHEIMER- Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> The number of students attending the PCSSD and the Lonoke School District are slightly down this year, but the extent of the decline would be greater without the addition of new pre-K classes. [FULL STORY]

Jail tax to go on ballot
By JOHN HOFHEIMER- Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> A proposed quarter-cent tax increase to pay for fixing the current Lonoke County Jail and add to it was approved Monday and will be sent to the County Election Commission for inclusion on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.
[FULL STORY]

Hospital generator kicks in

By BRIAN E. RODRIGUEZ- Leader writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> Rebsamen Medical Center is always ready for sudden power outages because the hospital can't ever shut down. Its generators could power a small neighborhood. [FULL STORY]

CRUSHED CATS
By RAY BENTON-
Leader sports editor

>>> IN SHORT>>> It may have only been the first game of the season, but Panther football was in prime form Tuesday night as Cabot rolled over Conway 27-10 in the nightcap of the Diamond Bank Bowl. [FULL STORY]

Conviction could derail candidacy

By JOAN McCOY Leader Staff Writer
>>> IN SHORT>>> The campaign of David Freppon, the White County JP who is running as a Democrat for county judge, is in limbo while he waits to see if he will be prosecuted for failing to acknowledge the follies of his youth on the campaign pledges he has signed for years. [FULL STORY]

FIELD DAY

By JOHN HOFHEIMER-
Leader Staff Writer

>>> IN SHORT>>> At a time when Arkansas farmers are said to average about 60 years of age and their children have flocked to the city for easier or better paying jobs, 35-year-old Bobby Morrison is looking to buy in. [FULL STORY]

08/25/04

Essential Services
By TOM GALANTE-
Leader staff writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
Cabot Fire Department works to keep pace. The Cabot City is feeling the growing pains of providing fire protection to a fast-growing community. [STORY]

Rockefeller touts jobs creation
By JOHN HOFHEIMER-
Leader staff writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
The lieutenant governor shapes his message to Cabot Rotarians; stumps for constitutional amendment expected to attract businesses. [STORY]

Parents upset with weight report
By JOHN HOFHEIMER-
Leader staff writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
After schools introduced a body mass index chart for youngsters, many parents criticized it, calling it embarrassing and misleading. [STORY]

08/18/04

Cabot fills need for new teachers
By BRIAN E. RODRIGUEZ-
Leader staff writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
The Cabot School District will add 90 new teachers this school year as it keeps up with continued student growth, with enrollment expected to top 8,000 when classes start. [STORY]

Soldier gets a break from Iraq
By TOM GALANTE-
Leader staff writer
>>> IN SHORT>>>
It was an emotional afternoon at the Little Rock National Airport, as Army specialist and Cabot police officer Tim Evans and his new wife Monika wer reunited. [STORY]

Medical, dental services available for unisured
By EILEEN FELDMAN-
Leader executive editor
>>> IN SHORT>>>
A visit to the doctor can be a source of anxiety but for those who desperately need medical care and can't afford it, a trip to the doctor can be traumatic in more ways than one. [STORY
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