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School Board approves bus purchase

Jul 20, 2016 10:50am

The Lonoke School Board approved the purchase of a 71-passenger bus during its Monday night meeting.

During the June meeting, the board approved the purchase of a used bus from Master’s...

Community Calendar

Jul 20, 2016 10:45am

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A ribbon cutting and open house was held on Thursday for the opening of the University in Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) approved fish health inspection laboratory in Lonoke. The facility is located at the Lonoke Agriculture Center, 2001 Highway 70 East, Lonoke. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Fish inspection lab opens in Lonoke

Jul 19, 2016 2:29pm

A ribbon cutting was held last Thursday for the opening of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service fish health inspection laboratory in Lonoke. The...

Woodlawn news

Jul 19, 2016 2:42pm

On Thursday, July 14, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Ed King, David Neal, Vickey Shoemaker, Larry...

Work continues on Palm Street on Tuesday, as workers dig to 18 inches into the subsurface. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Palm Street repairs are highlight of council discussion

Jul 13, 2016 11:46am

The Lonoke City Council found that the highlight of its Monday night meeting was Palm Street, once again.

A month after the $272,000 project received its final inspection in March 2015,...

Community Calendar

Jul 13, 2016 11:41am

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at cgoodman@arkansasnews.com before 4 p.m. on Friday.

Sunday: Brownsville Baptist Church, located at 44 Watson Lane,...

Ateca Williams

Hutchinson names Lonoke’s Williams as deputy chief of staff for internal operations

Jul 11, 2016 5:08pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said last week he has chosen Ateca Williams, currently serving as his director of constituent services, to be one of two deputy chiefs of staff in his office.

The two new...

Council approves manhole work during special meeting

Jul 06, 2016 12:19pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a brief meeting on June 21 to waive bids for repair and cleaning to manholes.

Aldermen Efrem Jones, Janie Derning, Raymond Hatton, Woody...

McCall awarded $2,000 MFA Oil scholarship

Jul 06, 2016 12:21pm

Jarrelyn Natasha McCall, a graduating senior at Lonoke high school won a $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarship. The scholarship was awarded at the school’s awards assembly.

Jarrelyn is the...

Community Calendar

Jul 06, 2016 12:19pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at cgoodman@arkansasnews.com before 4 p.m. on Friday.

Monday: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in...

Topic of the week: School District news

Jul 06, 2016 12:15pm

We have a wonderful opportunity to team up with TEALS to bring computer science courses to our students. TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is a grassroots program that recruits...

Woodlawn news

Jul 05, 2016 5:01pm

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Sue Grady, Doyle Anderson, Cecilia...

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