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Double murder brings doubled sentence

Oct 14, 2014 6:50pm

Double sentences of life in prison were handed down Thursday by a Lonoke County jury in the trial of the Dec. 2011 killings of two people at Cabot. The killings had come only days after the...

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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...

John Dock | A voice from 50 years ago

Sep 16, 2014 11:10am

“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...

Lonoke County Incorporations

Sep 16, 2014 7:23am

MTC Oilfield Consulting Inc, 100 Elam St, England 72046 was incorporated on 8/28/14 by Michael David Joslin

FLR Holdings Company, LLC, 14 Suncrest Dr, Cabot 72023 was incorporated on 8/25/14...

Lonoke County Bankruptcies

Sep 16, 2014 7:21am

Henrietta James708 Carver St, Lonoke; Chapter 13; unlisted debt filed September 2; unlisted assets.

Christie Cromeans, A/K/A Christie McCarty17685 Hwy 13 South, Humnoke; Chapter 13; unlisted...

Actions by companies amount to theft farmers say in lawsuit

Sep 09, 2014 7:45pm

More than 20 Lonoke County farmers and businesses have filed a lawsuit in Lonoke County Circuit Court claiming rice delivered to an equally long list of companies was taken by deception. Claiming...

Construction to begin on courthouse elevator

Sep 09, 2014 7:45pm

More than 50 years ago, officials called for an elevator at the Lonoke County Courthouse. But that call ended when voters rejected a bond issue to fund the elevator and a number of other...

StreetScape progress

Sep 09, 2014 7:44pm

Progress on StreetScape phase one on West Main Street, between Fourth and Ninth streets is going well, Mayor Bill Cypert said in a recent progress report. The three-phase project, to improve the...