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School Board approves staff bonuses

Nov 25, 2015 10:34am

The Lonoke School Board approved staff bonuses during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday due to board training.

By unanimous vote, the board approved a...

Community calendar

Nov 25, 2015 10:49am

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State police take up I-40 Challege

Nov 24, 2015 2:07pm

For this Thanksgiving holiday, the Arkansas State Police is joining the “I-40 Challenge” to remind travelers to buckle up - every trip, every time, Col. Bill Bryant, director of the Arkansas State...

MerryThanks this Sunday in Lonoke

Nov 18, 2015 4:07pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 32nd annual MerryThanks, Sunday, Nov. 22; 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participating Lonoke merchants are:

Lyons Drug, 115 W. Front St.


Council signs off on road work

Nov 18, 2015 3:10pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a brief meeting on Monday night to approve road work on Palm Street, the purchase of air conditioning units for the ball park restrooms and to approve a bid for...


Nov 18, 2015 3:08pm

In last week’s edition of the Lonoke Democrat, it was reported that in accordance to the City of Lonoke’s new poultry ordinance, “Chickens, eggs, byproducts or waste maybe kept on a residential...

Topic of the week: Thankful things

Nov 18, 2015 3:08pm

From Allyson Dodds, Primary School Counselor:

Along with guidance lessons this month, each K, 1, and 2 classes are thinking of things in which they are thankful. They are on display at the...

Community calendar

Nov 18, 2015 3:07pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Today: Throughout the month of November, bring your new or...

Lonoke School Board expels four students

Nov 11, 2015 3:28pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting Monday night to address disciplinary issues with a four students. The meeting was closed to the public.

By unanimous vote, the board voted to...

Lonoke K-9 officer Tony Bryant and K-9 “Max” demonstrated some of the drug search training and behavior discipline on Monday night during the Lonoke City Council meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Council hears of half million offered for interchange sewer project

Updated: Nov 12, 2015 1:47pm

Land owner Jay Lucas spoke to the Lonoke city council during its Monday night meeting, to learn the status of the sewer construction project bid for the Lucas’ property at the new city interchange...

Topic of the week: District seeks input on innovative ideas from public

Nov 11, 2015 2:34pm

The new Commissioner of Education, Johnny Key, is focused on innovation. The message from the state department is loud and clear: be innovative, think out of the box, and transform your schools....

Community calendar

Nov 11, 2015 2:31pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Friday: Coloring Club will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for adults...