JUNE 7 , 2006
Four-year-old Giovana Stanford, friends and family were among the 35 people who turned out in Cabot Monday for the first of 10 cities Mayor Stubby Stumbaugh, a Republican, will have visited by Wednesday in his bid to unseat First District Cong. Marion Berry, D-Gillett.
Eyes on the prize, Stubby goes on tour of the district
IN SHORT: With 10 stops planned by the end of today, Cabot Mayor Stumbaugh launched his campaign for Congress with a speech in Cabot on Monday. [FULL
Starbucks sweetens city's cup of growth
IN SHORT: Several national and regional businesses have made plans to open outlets here. [FULL
Funeral services today for fallen Beebe soldier
IN SHORT: Black and yellow ribbons were tied around a tree near the home of Army Spc. Bobby West who was killed May 30 in Iraq. His funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday. [FULL
Minister bringing anti-gay protest to burial
IN SHORT: Beebe police hope to keep order as a controversial religious group plans to rally near the church where services for soldier will be held today. [FULL
Beebe candidates line up
IN SHORT: Alderman Mike Robertson, a former mayor, is the only one to announce for the office to succeed Donald Ward. [FULL
Foodbank working hard to reduce hunger pangs
IN SHORT: FishNet Missions gets ready to feed hungry students, celebrates National Hunger Awareness Day. [FULL
Children’s author Katy Duffield plays a game at the Arlene Cherry Memorial Library in Cabot with assembled children, showing them pictures of animals and asking if they belong on a farm or in a zoo. Duffield is a Cabot resident. She read from her book “Farmer McPeepers and His Missing Milk Cows” to the children.
Cabot author reads her book to children at library
IN SHORT: Cabot author and resident Katy Duffield read her book about Farmer McPeepers to children and their families at the Arlene Cherry Memorial Library, where the summer reading program kicked off on Monday. [FULL
Summer has begun
IN SHORT: The Splash Zone started off the summer season at full capacity on Saturday. [FULL
The Class AAA Sylvan Hills Bruins warm up before their game at Dupree Park Monday night. The Bruins followed up last week’s 7-0 win over Jacksonville by beating the Gwatney AAA team 16-5 Monday.
Bruins handle Gwatney in AAA Legion matchup
IN SHORT: The Sylvan Hills AAA team won its second game of the year over Jacksonville Monday night, beating the Gwatney Chevy Boys 16-5 at Dupree Park in Jacksonville. [FULL
Jacksonville rallies past Benton in tourney final
IN SHORT: The Gwatney Class A team beat Benton 4-3 on the game’s last at bat to close its tournament. [FULL
Cabot closes 7-Up Classic with win over Brinkley
IN SHORT: The Cabot American Legion team went 1-2 at Paragould’s annual 7-Up baseball tournament. [FULL
Searcy, Harding Academy do well in 'Raid'
IN SHORT: The Searcy Lions finished third and the Wildcats fourth in the Sonic 7-on-7 football tournament. [FULL