Cabot seeks millage raise

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The Cabot School District will ask voters on May 22 to pass a millage increase that would raise $1 million a year to beef up security in the schools with more resource officers and additional safety measures. The millage increase would also raise $500,000 for higher teacher salaries. The Cabot School Board last week unanimously approved a 2-mill increase request […]

Humnoke recovers from storm

Lonoke County Quorum Court recognizes people who helped town recover.

The Lonoke County Quorum Court recognized Judge Doug Erwin, County Attorney Allen Dodson and Office of Emergency Management director Rita Schmitz during Thursday’s meeting for their leadership to save… 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. Username […]

City to save $3.5 million

Jacksonville refinances $14 million in water bonds after paying off $10 million.

The Jacksonville City Council voted last week to let the water department refinance a $14 million bond to save money and lessen the length of payments. The amount is what is left from a $25 million b… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription […]

Obituaries – March 21, 2018

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Bobby Putman Sr. Bobby Gene Putman, Sr. was born Aug. 15, 1944, at Butlerville, and he passed away on March 19. He served in the Air Force for four years during the Vietnam War. He was retired from the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Department as a police officer. He enjoyed motorcycles and small engine repair. Bobby was a good man who […]

Rodeo on March 30-31

Two Bar Two Arena will once again host annual event on Hwy. 5 in El Paso.

The Central Arkansas Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association will hold its 10th annual PRCA Rodeo on March 30-31 in the Two Bar Two Arena on the grounds of Crossroads Cowboy Church in El Paso, 3071 Hwy… 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 […]

Police Reports – March 21, 2018

Ward • Ward police are investigating a mass pet poisoning on Saturday in the Meadow Circle neighborhood. Four cats and a dog were poisoned after allegedly drinking antifreeze left out by a resident. … 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 […]

Lonoke ex-chief given July trial

Patrick Mulligan says he was fired unfairly and wants city to pay him $500,000.

A jury trial has been set in the firing of former Lonoke Police Chief Patrick Mulligan. Circuit Court Judge Wendell Griffin has scheduled three days for the trial: July 10-12. Mulligan, in his 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 […]

Better traffic signals for Cabot

City council approves hiring engineer to install a computerized system.

The Cabot City Council on Monday approved an agreement of understanding that the city will hire a consulting engineer approved by the Arkansas Department of Transportation and the federal Highway Admi… 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 […]

Hutchinson at GOP banquet

Hutchinson touts record amid re-election campaign and a primary challenger.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke about lowering taxes and more job growth during the Lonoke County Republican Committee Lincoln Day Dinner held Saturday at the Cabot Veterans Park Event Center. “I was her… 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 […]

$16.5M school on schedule

Dozens of tradesmen work to bring new elementary school in on time in Jacksonville.

Everything is on track for the Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District to take possession of the new $16.5 million Bobby G. Lester Elementary School as promised this July, in time for the Aug. 13 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 […]