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Angela Spencer

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Recent Stories by Angela Spencer

Tim Odom: Son continues father’s farming legacy at Holland Bottom

posted: 12/04/2016 midnight Discuss

Driving through Cabot on Bill Foster Memorial Highway, it’s impossible to miss the fields and produce stand of Holland Bottom Farm LLC. The farm has been a Cabot institution since it started in 1982, when Larry Odom began growing strawberries as a U-Pick operation. Now Larry’s son Tim runs the family business.

City employee wins floodplain-management award

posted: 11/27/2016 midnight Discuss

There are many jobs the general public doesn’t think about — or may not even know about — unless disaster strikes. Floodplain coordinator is one such position. Although she’s not in the spotlight, Karen Knebel, street superintendent and floodplain coordinator for the city of Cabot, takes her job very seriously.

Hippotherapy center to host Mane Event

posted: 10/23/2016 midnight Discuss

For many families, a horse is not just a majestic animal. For many like the Drake family, a horse is a way for family members with disabilities and injuries to gain or regain some of their coordination, balance and strength.

Community event to take place for 38th year

posted: 10/02/2016 midnight Discuss

Community pride can be displayed in a variety of ways. Citizens support local businesses, fans rally around the hometown team for Friday-night football, and crowds attend annual festivals and events.

Brand-new shelter: Society celebrates facility’s long-awaited opening

posted: 09/22/2016 midnight Discuss

For animal lovers like Tina Holmlund, making sure animals are safe, happy and loved is incredibly important. That’s why Holmlund — president of the Stone County Humane Society — has recently had a dream come true with the completion of the new animal shelter for the organization.

Auction to support development center

posted: 09/22/2016 midnight Discuss

Every student and client at the Lonoke Exceptional Development Center has a goal. Whether it is to develop motor skills, work on communication or get a job, children and adults at the center work every day to overcome their disabilities and meet their needs.

Taking a stand: Students take initiative, make anti-bullying videos

posted: 09/18/2016 midnight Discuss

Most teachers will tell you that school is about so much more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s also a place to grow as a person, make friends and learn how to work with others. That is why anit-bullying messages are so important, and it’s also why Cabot Public Schools allowed students to communicate how important it is to recognize and stand up against bullying.

Make new friends: Cabot schools embrace buddy system

posted: 09/08/2016 midnight Discuss

There are some new seating options on some of the Cabot Public Schools’ playgrounds, but the benches are for more than taking a seat during recess.

Longtime educator moves to principal’s office

posted: 08/11/2016 midnight Discuss

As educators move up the ladder into administration, many have said they miss the classroom. For Kim Poole, Southside Elementary School’s new principal,- it’s just a way to impact more children.

Initiative takes to road for technical jobs

posted: 07/31/2016 midnight Discuss

It’s not hard to see the need for technicians such as plumbers, electricians and welders. Educators can tell their students all about the demand for and benefits of choosing a technical career, but through the Be Pro Be Proud initiative, the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas is hitting the road to showcase skilled trade professions and broaden awareness of how they can impact the state and the upcoming workforce.

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