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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 3:44pm

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,...

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Mar 24, 2015 6:15pm

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Cancer survivors take part in the survivor lap of the 2014 Relay For Life at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke. (submitted photo)

2015 Relay For Life is April 24

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

The 2015 Relay For Life of Lonoke County and surrounding areas will be held Friday, April 24, at Lonoke High School’s Gina Cox Center.

The event will start at 6 p.m. and end at midnight....

CORE students, staff members recognized during meeting

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

Lonoke students in the CORE (Committed to Other Routes of Education) and teachers of the month were recognized during the Feb. 18 Lonoke school board meeting.The meeting was postponed from its...

Topic of the week: JROTC Teams to compete in Washington, DC

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Lonoke High School JROTC Leadership Team composed of Ethan Pennington, Talon Lackey, Layne Bowie and Brittany Harvey for Leadership...

Catherine McKinzie Pettus

In Memory

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

In Remembrance

Catherine McKinzie Pettus

(October 1929 - March 2013)

If flowers grow in heaven,

Lord, then pick a bunch for us.

Then place them in our mother’s arms...

Community calendar

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

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

Tuesday: The Carlisle Public Library Pinch of This food demo...

Topic of the week: Keep an eye on the sky during inclement weather

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

A huge thank you is sent out to all the parents, community members, faculty and staff, and students at the Lonoke School District for the support that has been shown to school leaders, not only in...

One killed in Lonoke shooting

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Death threats made toward the suspect in a shooting at Lonoke have led to his location being kept confidential, Lt. Randy Mauk, Lonoke Police Department, said Tuesday. However, likely this week,...

Getting the sled out

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Monday’s winter weather left behind the makings of fast downhill runs for those who had sleds and toboggans. Megan and Katie Bayer take the lead in a race with mom, Peggy, on the slope at the...

Land owner seeks resolution to denied farming decision

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Jay Lucas, former owner of Mallard Point Golf Course and real estate, came before the council during the on Monday night Lonoke City Council meeting, to demand answers as to why the council...

Interstate 40 snarls

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The triple threat of construction, icy roads and jack-knifed trucks brought traffic to a standstill, shutting down Interstate 40 a number of times on Monday and Tuesday. Photo Ed Galucki