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Topic of the week: School district news

Feb 10, 2016 12:00pm

From Mrs. Amanda Rather; District Coordinator

Curriculum Mapping:

Last week, LPSD began the search for members of a new curriculum team that is being developed by curriculum...

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Warning of human trafficking heard

Feb 09, 2016 4:26pm

Human trafficking in prostitution is of greater danger to females, though males fall victim, too. Conventions, sports events and even deer camps are prime markets for human trafficking.


Heritage, accomplishments, future at 7th Black History Month Banquet

Feb 03, 2016 3:46pm

Hallowed Ground: Sites of African American Memories will the theme of the 2016 Black History Month Banquet sponsored by the George Washington Carver High School Alumni Association. The Banquet...

Shelter Insurance, Elmore sponsor scholarship

Feb 03, 2016 3:46pm

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Lonoke High School. Shelter Agent Gary Elmore sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.


Patrick Mulligan of North Little Rock was hired last week as Lonoke’s newest police chief. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Lonoke hires Mulligan as Police Chief

Feb 03, 2016 3:45pm

North Little Rock’s Patrick Mulligan was hired last week as Lonoke’s newest police chief.

Mulligan is a 1983 graduate of Jacksonville High School. Following graduation, he attended the...

Topic of the week: News from around the district

Feb 03, 2016 3:35pm

Lonoke School District will be out of school on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, but will be in session on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, for a make-up snow day. Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday,...

Fire department gets facelift

Feb 03, 2016 3:32pm

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Community Calendar

Feb 03, 2016 3:24pm

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

Today: Color Me Calm will be held at the Lonoke Public Library...

Arkansas’ First Lady Susan Hutchinson speaks about the need for Children’s Advocacy Centers at the open house marking the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Wade Knox at Lonoke. Those attending included Karen, Charles and Brook Knox, family of the late Wade Knox for whom the facility was named, and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Betty Dickey, who was special prosecutor in the trial in which Charles A. “Jack” Walls III was convicted of the rapes of Wade Knox, Heath Stocks and four others. Photo Ed Galucki.

Hutchinson at Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center

Feb 02, 2016 4:04pm

Turnout for the Open House at Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center exceeded expectations, director Karen James said of the crowded hallways and filled conference room. The Open House marked the...

Woodlawn news

Feb 02, 2016 4:07pm

On Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly Community events, with 32 friends and neighbors attending.

President Cecelia...

Parolee arrested for forgery

Feb 02, 2016 4:06pm

The Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mark Alan Sexton on a warrant for four counts of Felony Forgery, Possession of a Forgery Device and Misdemeanor Theft of Property on Jan. 29, 2016. An...