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September 10, 2014
Early voting starts for Jacksonville schools
Susan Rice, wife of the late Jacksonville attorney and school district advocate Ben Rice, holds a sign Tuesday at the Jacksonville Community Center, promoting the vote for detaching from the Pulaski County Special School District to form a new Jacksonville/north Pulaski school district. As of Tuesday afternoon, 260 had voted early at the center. Early voting is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday at the center and at the William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St. in North Little Rock. It is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday and on Monday at the Pulaski County Regional Building, 501 W. Markham St. in Little Rock. Election Day is Tuesday, and voters who live within the new district's boundaries can vote at their normal polling sites.
Stump pitches garner voters
IN SHORT: Candidates speak to crowd for three hours in Sherwood park. [FULL TEXT]
Continuing family legacy to lead
IN SHORT: Lt. Col. Heather Cooley, the 19th Maintenance Squadron commander, was born with the birthright of leadership. [FULL TEXT]
County fair Sept. 13-20
IN SHORT: Preparations are underway in Lonoke County for annual fair. [FULL TEXT]
Cabot fullback Kolton Eads leaps over some teammates during an intrasquad scrimmage game last month. The Panthers will play their home opener at 7 p.m. Friday against Catholic.
Cabot hosts Catholic in home game
IN SHORT: Passing Panthers break in new field against Rockets. [FULL TEXT]
Lakeside takes on Hillside
IN SHORT: Sylvan Hills has to switch gears to prepare for Rams' spread offense. [FULL TEXT]
Beebe welcomes rival
IN SHORT: Jackrabbits make the short trip up Hwy. 31 to face the Badgers this Friday. [FULL TEXT]
JHS has big challenge
IN SHORT: Benton shows a strong defense. [FULL TEXT]
Panther wins at Minuteman
IN SHORT: Senior Micah Huckabee dominates first race of season after being injured most of last year. [FULL TEXT]
Harps donates to Lonoke County Christian Clinic
Lonoke County Christian Clinic coordinator Becky True and pharmacy director Jerry Jones accept a check for $2,500 on Tuesday from Cabot Harps Foods store manager Jerry Davenport (right). The money was raised during the Harps charity golf tournament held in August in Rogers. The Lonoke County Christian Clinic on 502 Richie Road in Cabot is open at 5 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month. The clinic offers free dental, medical and pharmacy services to Lonoke County residents who meet financial guidelines and have no insurance. Call 501-605-5600 for an appointment. The clinic has been open since 2011.
Bridging the Gap Resale Shop opens for business
IN SHORT: Bridging the Gap Resale Shop in Lonoke held its grand opening on Wednesday. [FULL TEXT]
CASA fundraising dinner
IN SHORT: Advocacy group to held event for Lonoke County abused kids. [FULL TEXT]