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Cabot student raising awareness for Special Olympics Ark.

Cabot student raising awareness for Special Olympics Ark.

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - A junior at Cabot High School is raising awareness for Special Olympics Ark. by holding a "Spread the Word" campaign Friday, March 13.

Trea Kiser, who is an ambassador for the Special Olympics Arkansas, is holding a "Spread the Word to End the Word" to raise awareness of the derogatory use of the r-word (retard/retarded). 

Banners for people to sign will be set up during both lunch times on March 13, times include 10:54 a.m. to 11:26 a.m. and 11:51 a.m. to 12:23 p.m.

For more information on Kiser's efforts, click here

Banquet to honor Cabot students receiving scholarships

Banquet to honor Cabot students receiving scholarships

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - The 20th Anniversary Roast and Toast Banquet will be held March 10 to honor students receiving scholarships.

The Cabot Scholarship Foundation is hosting the event and was formed in 1992 to encourage students in Cabot schools.

Due to the schools constant growth, the Foundation is asking for community support. They are accepting any donations. Anyone wanting to donate, can take it to the Cabot Scholarship Foundation at 200 West Main Street in Cabot.

According to reports, the foundation awarded 92 scholarships worth a total of $93,550 last year.

The honoree for this banquet is Eugene L. "Laddie" Crouch from Helena, Ark.

Tickets for the event are available. They are $30 dollars a person or $240 for a table of eight. You can purchase these tickets from the Cabot Scholarship Foundation members, which include John C. Thompson, Cal Aldridge, Nina Butler, Fred Campbell, Carole Jones Stephen Tipton, Mike Verkler and Angela Wallace.

Annual clean-up day in Cabot

Annual clean-up day in Cabot

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Cabot City Beautiful, Inc. is asking all of the community members to gather together for the "Cabot Clean-up & Hazordous Waste Round-Up 2015."

The city-wide clean-up day will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Volunteers are expected to meet at the Cabot Jr. High-South on Panther Trail and check in at the registration canopies. Routes will be assigned by an event coordinator, and all volunteers will be required to wear safety vests. 

There will also be food and refreshments served. Centennial Bank's Grill Team will be cooking up hamburgers and hotdogs. 

 

Students from all over Ark. will compete in State Spelling Bee

Students from all over Ark. will compete in State Spelling Bee

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - The best spellers in the state will come together to compete at the Arkansas State Spelling Bee, which could take the winner to nationals in Washington D.C.

The competition will be held Feb. 28 in the Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. and the competition will begin at 9 a.m. 

The competition will consist of 60 county spelling bee winners in second through eighth grade that will be competing for an all-expense-paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C., in May. 

The other prizes will be Kindles for the top three finishers, Amazon gift cards and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionaries. 

 

Cabot Public Schools debuts new app

Cabot Public Schools debuts new app

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Cabot Public Schools announced Friday that you can now get its new mobile app. 

The Cabot Public Schools app allows parents, students and staff access to the school's information right at their fingertips. 

Superintendent Dr. Tony Thurman says, “The new app is another communication tool that enables Cabot Schools to better connect with families, students and the community. This app has been in development for several months and we encourage everyone to download it.”

What the app shows:

Happy Holidays! List of events in Arkansas

Happy Holidays! List of events in Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Here's a look at city holiday events all around Arkansas:

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FAULKNER COUNTY

Conway Parade – Dec. 13 at 6 p.m.; begins at Deer and Front Streets and ends at Mill Street

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GARLAND COUNTY

Hot Springs Parade – Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m.; downtown Hot Springs

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JEFFERSON COUNTY

Pine Bluff Parade – Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.; downtown Pine Bluff

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PULASKI COUNTY

Holiday Crafts Open House - Dec. 20 Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park

Little Rock Parade – Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.; downtown Little Rock

Bethlehem House continues battle to feed the hungry with Empty Bowls event

Bethlehem House continues battle to feed the hungry with Empty Bowls event

Bethlehem House continues battle to feed the hungry with Empty Bowls event

Bethlehem House has as its mission to improve the life situations of the homeless and nearly homeless in the community. In addition to offering a home for the homeless, the shelter provides an evening meal daily and operates a food pantry to serve the needs of those who do not have adequate resources for food.

“Talking about ‘The Hungry’ in our community is easy,” said Judi Lively. “But it’s hard to look a person in the eye and say there is no food today and we can’t help your family,” “This occurs more often at the shelter than most people would like to believe.”