EDITORIAL >> Our military biggest target

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) visited Little Rock Air Force Base yesterday, concerned about automatic budget cuts that will go into effect if Congress doesn’t find a sensible way to reduce spending this … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know […]

TOP STORY >> Cancer victim warns Cabot students

 Cancer survivor Rick Bender had fouroperations after using smokeless tobacco. By JEFFREY SMITH Leader staff writer Cancer survivor Rick Bender, 50, of Kentucky is the face of how smokeles… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.

TOP STORY >> Discipline an issue in PCSSD

By SARAH CAMPBELL Leader staff writer Black students made up 44.2 percent of the Pulaski County Special School District’s 2011-12 enrollment. But 63 percent of the students who were suspended last … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]

TOP STORY >> Boozman: Base a star

By JOHN HOFHEIMER Leader senior staff writer Congress isn’t likely to agree on alternative cost-cutting measures in time to head off sequestration — automatic budget cutting — on March 1, Sen. John… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]

SPORTS STORY >> North girls drop title to Conway

By GRAHAM POWELL  Leader sportswriter After a quarter of play, it looked as if the Cabot North Lady Panthers were on their way to the school’s first postseason tournament championship since 200… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]

SPORTS STORY >> Jackson to play at women’s final four

By RAY BENTON Leader sports editor Jacksonville basketball sensation Jessica Jackson has been named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association All-American Team, and will play in the WBCA high-s… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.

SPORTS STORY >> Jacksonville defeats PA

By RAY BENTON Leader sports editor The Jacksonville Lady Red Devils had already locked up at least a share of the conference championship and the No. 1 seed in the state tournament from the 5A Centr… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but […]

SPORTS STORY >> Red Devils seal up No. 1 seed by beating PA

By RAY BENTON  Leader sports editor The Jacksonville Red Devils sealed up the No. 1 seed from the 5A Central with a 51-35 win over Pulaski Academy on Friday. The win doesn’t yet secure an outri… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but […]

SPORTS STORY >> Badgers after top seed for playoffs

By JASON KING Leader sportswriter The combined scoring attack of Austin Burroughs and Zach Baker proved too much for visiting Nettleton as Beebe eased its way to a 56-44 victory over the Raiders at … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do […]

SPORT STORY >> Lonoke loses its lead in fourth quarter

By JASON KING Leader sportswriter NEWPORT – Adversity finally caught up with Lonoke as the Jackrabbits lost their grip on the lead late against Dollarway in a 45-38 loss to the Cardinals in the 4A-2… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do […]