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Offers resort to sever measures after a child was accidentally locked in a vehicle on Monday. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Officers rescue child from locked vehicle

May 27, 2015 5:19pm

The Lonoke Police Department responded on Monday to reports of a baby locked in a vehicle at the Wal-Mart there.

According to Lt. Randy Mauk, the child was accidentally locked in the vehicle...

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May 26, 2015 5:54pm

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Lonoke High School graduates 148 seniors

May 20, 2015 4:42pm

In a graduation ceremony at the Gina Cox Center, 148 seniors at Lonoke High School received their diplomas last Friday.

The ceremony began with the Lonoke High School JROTC Color Guard...

Google Roadshow rolls into Lonoke

May 20, 2015 4:37pm

Lonoke Middle School on Wednesday was the only Arkansas stop as the Google Online Safety Roadshow travels the nation promoting wise use of the Internet and social media. Arkansas Attorney General...

Lonoke School Board approves district raises

May 20, 2015 4:35pm

Licensed and classified staff attending Monday night’s Lonoke School Board meeting applauded the board as they approved a pay increase for the 2015-2016 school year.

By unanimous vote, the...

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FBLA represents at state

May 20, 2015 4:43pm

On April 13 and 14, twenty-three Lonoke High School students represented Lonoke at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Little Rock.

Students who went to...

Community calendar

May 20, 2015 4:32pm

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

Monday: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed.


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Little Rock doctor accused of writing 187 fraudulent prescriptions

May 19, 2015 8:55am

A Little Rock doctor accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions faces 187 felony counts of fraudulent practices, Lonoke County authorities said Monday.

Dr. Richard Johns was arrested Monday...


Lonoke Chief of Police terminated

May 13, 2015 4:37pm

Lonoke Chief of Police Michael Wilson was terminated Tuesday after the Lonoke City Council had a unanimous no confidence vote during Monday night’s council meeting.

The 8-0 no confidence...

Mayor intervenes in heated discussion

May 13, 2015 4:34pm

The sounds of gavel strikes echoed throughout the courtroom of city hall on Monday night as Lonoke Mayor Wayne McGee demanded order during the City Council meeting.

Tempers flared, igniting...

Special Olympics Torch coming through Lonoke

May 13, 2015 4:15pm

Perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be an Olympic Torch runner will be coming to Lonoke in June, Chamber of Commerce members learned at the meeting held May 7 at Lonoke Depot.