5k in Cabot Raises Money for Children of Slain Mother
Members of the Cabot community remembers a slain mother of 4 today by having a 5k race in her honor.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Baxter Bulletin
Ark. Legislature gives final OK to budget bill
Giving final approval to a $5 billion budget for the coming year, Arkansas lawmakers wrapped up a session Wednesday that focused on the fight to reauthorize a compromise Medicaid expansion that is extending health coverage to nearly 98,000 people.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Arkansas lawmakers shift focus back to budget
Arkansas lawmakers began crafting legislation outlining the state's $5 billion budget on Wednesday, but divisions remained on more than $83 million in requests to tap the state surplus for various one-time needs.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Private option passes Arkansas House after 5th vote
Rep. Kim Hammer, R-Benton, speaks to the state House of Representatives Tuesday before a vote on the private option.
Road Crews On Mission To Fight Ice
The Lonoke County Judge calls road conditions there, the worst he's seen during his three years in office.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gifted & Talented program receives recognition
The Gifted and Talented/Advanced Placement Program for the Cabot School District was recently awarded the 2014 Program of the Year honor for districts with 3,000 or more students.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The City Wire
Speaker Carter unsure of how to solve - Private Option' political impasse
Still two votes shy of a supermajority in the Arkansas House, Speaker Davy Carter says he is unsure of what potential change may secure the additional votes needed to pass the private option.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lawmakers weigh limits on Medicaid sign-up
A proposal to limit the time when low-income Arkansans can sign up for coverage under the state's compromise Medicaid expansion may be key to breaking a legislative deadlock over the future of the nationally-watched program, lawmakers said Thursday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Arkansas House delays vote on Medicaid expansion
The House delayed plans to vote for a fifth time on the "private option," after Carter backed off his vow to take up the bill every day on the program's future until it passes.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Baxter Bulletin
Beebe: Optimistic Ark. Medicaid bill will pass
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said he remained hopeful Arkansas would continue its compromise Medicaid expansion despite an impasse in the state Legislature, but warned that abandoning the program could lead to "severe" budget cuts.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Tenants Have No Where To Go After Complex Fails Inspection
The tenants of a Central Arkansas apartment complex getting kicked out of their homes and many have no where to go.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Devil Dogs' 25-2 run buries Eagles
Morrilton used a 25-2 blitz in the third quarter Friday night to overwhelm Huntsville in a 60-35 victory.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Tenants Thrown Out With Little Notice
Around 30 people in the Cabot area are without a home after they were thrown out of their apartments unexpectedly.
Arkansas students to perform in Florida
Next month as central Arkansas families disperse from the area for spring break, a select group of students will head to Florida to perform at Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
House, Senate expected to vote on private option funding
The state House of Representatives and Senate are expected Thursday to take up funding bills that would continue Arkansas's private option Medicaid expansion - the first such vote in the Senate and the third in the House.
The Baxter Bulletin
Bomber bowlers fourth at state tourney
The host Class 7A Cabot squad won the championship with a state-record total of 4,880, with the Bombers being the second-best team in Class 6A behind third-place Benton.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Bill to keep office vacant advances
Arkansas senators cleared a path Wednesday for a vote on a bill to keep the lieutenant governor's office vacant until the November general election.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
House votes down compromise Medicaid plan
The Arkansas House failed Tuesday to renew the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, leaving in limbo the future of a program heralded as a model for Republican-leaning states to implement the federal health overhaul.
Log Cabin Democrat
Photography contest yields about 29,000 donated food items
Tammy Powers, mental health intern for Bethlehem House, unloads paletes of Armour Chili at the Strain Photography portrait studio to take to the Bethlehem House food pantry Monday afternoon.