EDITORIAL >> Griffin: He’s not done yet

Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Little Rock) announced Monday he would not seek a third term in 2014 as our 2nd District congressman and will spend more time with his family. He’ll stick around for another year until the end of his second term, but he told us yesterday he has no plans to run for statewide office anytime soon. Griffin did […]

TOP STORY >> Marshalls opens next week in Cabot

Marshalls, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers with more than 900 stores in 43 states and Puerto Rico, will open a new store at Rockwood Plaza in Cabot next Wednesday. “Marshalls shoppers in Cabot will find top-quality, on-trend fashions and the most sought-after designer brand names at low prices in ladies’ fashion, shoes, accessories, men’s apparel, home, juniors, kids […]

TOP STORY >> Coat drive gets underway

By JEFFREY SMITH  Leader staff writer As the weather turns colder, Tracy O’Bryan of Austin is leading the fourth annual Cabot coat drive for the homeless, which starts Friday, Nov. 1. Coats will be distributed the week before Thanksgiving at Christmas to Hands, Hearts and Hope 4 Humanity (H4H) in Cabot and The One in Little Rock. Both are ministries […]

TOP STORY >> Candidates lining up in 2nd District

By JOHN HOFHEIMER Leader senior staff writer As of noon Tuesday, former North Little Rock Mayor Pat Hays is the only announced candidate for Arkansas’ 2nd Congressional District seat, which is currently held by Tim Griffin. Griffin, who said he wanted to spend more time with his family, turned Arkansas politics on its ear Monday by announcing that he would […]