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Man arrested for Cabot bank robbery

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Cabot police have a man in custody for a July bank robbery.

Cabot police say they have Charles Steven Martin, 49 of Jacksonville, in custody for the July 20 robbery of First Arkansas Bank and Trust.

The North Little Rock Police Dept. and FBI helped bring Martin into custody.

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Cabot woman missing for almost 2 weeks

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Lonoke County authorities are searching for a missing woman.

The Lonoke County Sheriff's Department got a report of a missing woman July 28. Rebecca Lauer, 36, was last seen on Clay Hill Road July 21. Her family and friends haven't seen her since.

She is described as 5'7" and weighing 140 pounds.

This is an open investigation and all leads are being followed. The Lonoke County Sheriff's Department is requesting the public's help to locate her.

If anyone has any information please contact the Lonoke County Sheriff's Department at 501-676-3000.

(Source: Lonoke County Sheriff's Office)

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Sex offender arrested for failure to comply with registration requirements

LONOKE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Lonoke County Sheriff's Office has arrested a level 2 sex offender for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

Sheriff John Staley said the Lonoke County C.E.R.T. Team arrested Phillip Eugene Schalchlin, 57, of Lonoke, July 30 for the class C felony. Staley said Schalchlin failed to report a change of residence, a change of vehicle registration, and a change of employment.

Schalchlin is currently being held without bond at the Lonoke County Detention Center.

Tax-free weekend for back-to-school supplies

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - For back to school shopping, Arkansas will have a tax-free weekend coming up for those looking for school supplies and clothing.

Linda Hinton, general manager of the Promenade at Chenal, said the tax-free shopping is only for Saturday and Sunday. It will start Aug. 3 at 12:01 a.m. and last until Aug. 4 at 11:50 p.m.

"Everybody who comes out and shops at the store for teachers and students clothing and what not will receive zero taxes for the weekend, which is great," she said.

State and local sales tax will not be collected during the 48-hour period on clothing and footwear for less than $100 per item, clothing accessories at less than $50 per item, school supplies, school art supplies, and school instructional materials.