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Prisoner incident brings changes, questions

Sep 23, 2014 6:47pm

Assurances have been made that measures have been taken to further limit the use of prisoner labor at schools following an incident last week, superintendent Tony Thurman said in a response....

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Quorum Court meeting Thursday

Sep 16, 2014 4:46pm

The regular meeting of the Lonoke County Quorum Court will be 6:30 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 17 in the conference room of the Courthouse Annex, 301 North Center St. (across from the Courthouse), Lonoke...

Bridging the Gap

Sep 16, 2014 6:11pm

Lonoke Exceptional Development Center executive director Janie Sexton wields the scissors for the ceremonial opening of Bridging the Gap, the LEDC re-sale store at Lonoke. Located at 505 North...

Austin woman killed in accident

Sep 16, 2014 6:09pm

Rebecca Smith 35, of Austin was killed Wednesday, Sept. 10 in a single vehicle accident near milemarker 25 on U.S. Highway 67/167.

Nicholas Metcalf, 33, and Braxton Metcalf, 3 months, both...

Cabot city employee of the month for August

Sep 16, 2014 6:10pm

Cabot dispatcher Elizabeth Franklin was chosen the city employee of the month for August because of hard work and dedication, a city press release announced. During a storm in July that blacked-...

Lonoke County Fair this week

Sep 16, 2014 11:22am

Events for the 2014 Lonoke County Fair began Saturday with the various pageants and rodeo queen competition – the carnival gates will open Wednesday, and the kickoff parade will be Thursday, Sept...

John Dock - a voice from 50 years ago

Sep 16, 2014 11:17am

“John Dock” was the pen name used by the writer of an opinion column seen in the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and Carlisle Independent through 1963 - 65; the writer remarked on events and...

Rylin Mae Oglesby, daughter of Trevor Oglesby and Marlee Burnett of Cabot, in her first pageant won the title of 2014 Lonoke County Fair Miss Baby Princess. She was also named with Best hair, Prettiest eyes and photogenic. The pageant was among the first Lonoke County Fair events - the County Fair opens to general admission on Wednesday; the kickoff parade will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Lonoke. The procession will follow Center Street to Third Street to end at the Fairgrounds. Submitted photo

Lonoke County Fair pageant results

Sep 16, 2014 11:16am

Annual Lonoke County Fair events kicked off Saturday morning with pageants and rodeo queen interviews.

Pageant results are:

Little Mr. Lonoke County: Best Fashion - Ellison Drake...

Lonoke County candidates

Sep 16, 2014 11:15am

While many of the ballot positions on various ballots in Lonoke County were determined in the May Preferential Primary, most city positions are non-partisan races with candidates determined by...

The CALL: hope to foster children in Lonoke, Prairie counties

Sep 16, 2014 11:12am

Chris and Melissa Furnell, county coordinators for The CALL (Children of Arkansas Loved for a Lifetime) in Lonoke and Prairie counties, will host an informational meeting about The CALL, 6:30 p.m...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Sep 16, 2014 11:11am

Charges filed by prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham in Lonoke County Circuit Court, Sept. 3-12, 2014:

Donapher B. Carter, 29, Jacksonville, 43CR-14-378: fleeing (with serious injury)(felony...