TOP STORY >> Team locates homeless in Cabot

By JEFFREY SMITH  Leader staff writer Central Arkansas Team Care for the Homeless is working on homelessness in Cabot. CATCH Cabot coordinator Allen Miller spoke about a need for a homeless shelter during the city council meeting Monday. He has been with the organization for 10 years. “We have some homeless people camped out in Cabot, Austin and Ward areas. […]

TOP STORY >> PCSSD terminates law firm and Guess

By JOHN HOFHEIMER Leader senior staff writer The Pulaski County Special School District Board, by a vote of 6-1, on Tuesday night fired the Allen Roberts Law Firm, its desegregation lawyers, went into executive session and emerged unanimously to “immediately terminate Dr. Jerry Guess from superintendent.” The board returned to executive session and came back about 30 minutes later to […]


By CHRISTY HENDRICKS Leader staff writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series. John walks in and sits down at the table. His shirt is tucked in. His hair is cut short. He is on his lunch break from a job he’s had for years where he makes a decent living. He has a wife and kids, a […]