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John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Ball selected the Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund to receive the donation. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Ball makes donation to Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Mar 25, 2015 3:03pm

John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500,...

Topic of the week: School day extend one hour

Mar 25, 2015 3:03pm

The Lonoke School District will be extending the school day by one hour beginning Monday, March 30, 2015, and will end Monday, May 18, 2015.

School will dismiss at 4:10 p.m. at High School,...

LONOKE BASEBALL: Rabbits beat Hamburg, stay perfect

Mar 24, 2015 7:03pm

Lonoke’s baseball Jackrabbits got a good report in a measuring-stick game against Hamburg last week.

Darrick Lowery’s Jackrabbits improved to 2-0 with the 7-6 win over the Lions, who reached...

LONOKE SOFTBALL: Rabbits 2-1 going into Spring Break

Mar 24, 2015 7:03pm

Lonoke’s Lady Rabbits lost their 2-4A conference softball opener last week at Heber Springs, 7-5.

Laura Park’s team entered spring break 2-1 overall.

The Lady Panthers built a 5-1 lead...

Woodlawn news

Mar 24, 2015 6:03pm

On Thursday, March 19, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m.

Those attending to enjoy Kern Kennedy and the “Camp Ground Express” were: Jimmy Taylor, Louise...

Lonoke Primary and Elementary students and staff members of the month were recognized on Monday night dung the Lonoke School Board meeting. Pictured front row, from left is Will Lassiter, Tamyah VanBuren, Spencer Pepper and Kennedy Williams. Back row from left is Alisha Inman, Deanie Sherrell, Rebecca Reed, Jennifer Barbaree, Lauren Landers and Karon Booe.

Extended school board begins March 30

Mar 18, 2015 4:03pm

The Lonoke School board approved the request to extend school one hour each day beginning March 30 on Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting.

District Coordinator Amanda Rather...

Asher Ward of Carlisle works with instructor Jimmy Evans on how to swim with a kickboard at the Sharkrocket swim school on Saturday. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Sharkrockets host swim school

Mar 18, 2015 4:03pm

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Council approves purchases during special meeting

Mar 18, 2015 4:03pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a special meeting on Monday night to approve city purchases and repairs.

For the first item of business, Mayor Wayne McGee told the council that he has located...

Topic of the week: Student achievements

Mar 18, 2015 4:03pm

From Mrs. Maggie Ashburn, Lonoke Choir Director;

This past weekend the seventh-12th grade choir members participated in the Central Region Choral Performance Assessment (CPA) where they were...

LONOKE SOFTBALL: Rabbits break out the bats: Get 19 hits in beating Forrest City

Mar 17, 2015 5:03pm

Amid all the recent bad weather, Lonoke’s Lady Rabbits won their 2015 softball debut at Searcy last week, 8-4, and recorded 19 hits in a 12-3 win over Forrest City on Monday.

Against Searcy...

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