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14-year-old arrested in Cabot bomb threats

14-year-old arrested in Cabot bomb threats

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) – Police have arrested a 14-year-old from Louisiana in connection to a series of bomb threats made at Cabot Junior High South last year.

According to the Cabot Police Department, the teen was found after several subpoenas and search warrants were issued to the teen in Acadia Parish. They said a laptop, desktop, and tablet were seized from the home for evidence.

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.

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:

National Bullying Prevention Month: Cabot students promote kindness one compliment at a time

National Bullying Prevention Month: Cabot students promote kindness one compliment at a time


CABOT, Ark.(KTHV)-The student council at Cabot Junior High is on a crusade to make others happy. In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, students and staff are fighting criticism one compliment at a time.

Tired of the negativity surrounding anti-bullying campaigns, Cabot Junior High Student Council President Jackson Kincade says he decided to try something different.

"Everyone is always trying to stop everybody from being so harsh to other people, but we're just trying to kind of ignore that and say, just try to be nice."

8th grader Claire Tebbutt says she's received several nice compliments.

"A couple of my friends have given me the 'you rock' compliment and I've also gotten the 'you're thoughtful' compliment."

My Town Hero: New program helps students transition into high school with mentor system

My Town Hero: New program helps students transition into high school with mentor system

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The transition to high school can be an exciting time for some, but for others, it can be intimidating.
 
"There's a lot of kids, and the hallways are really crowded, so it was scary to me,” explained Tavonia Smith.

“It was a big change,” added Mondraul Jernigan. “At first I really didn't think it was going to be as hard as it was.”

Cabot Schools present Inspiration Run

Cabot Schools present Inspiration Run

CABOT, AR (CSD)  – This event is aimed to inspire students, teachers, staff and parents to get up, get out and get moving.  Join the partnership between the Cabot Cruisers and the Cabot School District to promote fun fitness for life.

The Inspiration Run will begin at Ward Central Elementary and end at Magness Creek Elementary.  Cruisers, as well as district staff, will travel 26.2 miles visiting 14 schools. 

Along the way, dozens of runners will be greeted by cheering students as they work to inspire kids to be healthy and fit. There is a finish line at every school!!

INSPIRATION RUN

26 MILES, 14 SCHOOLS, 1 PURPOSE: TO INSPIRE ALL TO BE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE FOR LIFE!

(Source: Cabot School District)