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Paddlings growing less common across central Arkansas.

Updated: Sep 24, 2014 1:18pm

Corporal punishment is slowly fading away in central Arkansas.

Carlisle, Lonoke School District and Academics Plus Charter School in Maumelle are among the school districts in Arkansas that...

The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting/grand opening of The GARAGE, owned by Brandon and Beth Waddell, a physical fitness facility located at 317 N. Center (back part of the Kreations building) on Thursday Aug. 21. The Garage workout times are Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Membership dues are $40 per month for individual and $60 monthly for family/couples. [Photo by Priscilla Campbell]

The GARAGE, now open

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Lonoke Exceptional Development Center teaches independent living

Sep 10, 2014 3:52pm

From its beginnings as a group of parents ensuring their special-needs children were given all possible schooling, the Lonoke Exceptional Development Center has grown to a much larger scope, “But...

Topic of the week| Immunization requirements: Very important

Sep 10, 2014 3:50pm

Oct. 1 is the deadline to have all immunization records updated to meet the new guidelines (attached on the website and communicated by school nurses). We understand there are many who have been...

20 year mark for Lonoke County 9-1-1 service

Sep 03, 2014 6:08pm

Sept. 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the Lonoke County 911 Emergency system, a “hotline” to first responders that most users now take for granted. When then-County Judge Don Bevis tapped out the...

Council approves city hall repairs

Sep 03, 2014 6:06pm

The Lonoke City council approves up to $15,000 for repairs of city hall during a special meeting on Aug. 28.

According to Lonoke Mayor Wayne McGee, Lonoke City Hall is in need of building...

Ceremony marks ‘giant step’ in water project

Sep 03, 2014 6:10pm

While much remains to be done before water flows in the Bayou Meto Water Management project, “A giant step,” was taken Thursday, Aug 14 when the Marion Berry Pump Station was turned over to the...

“Mrs. Mayme” Ferguson, a Lonoke-area native now living at Lake Village, will celebrate her 1ooth birthday this month. She lived near Lonoke until 2007, when she moved to be near other family members. Submitted Photo

‘Mrs. Mamie’ celebrates 100 years

Sep 03, 2014 6:04pm

Family members of Lonoke-area native Maymie Ferguson will help her celebrate her 100th birthday; “Mrs. Maymie” was born Sept. 8, 1914 to Susie A. and Luther Vance Ferguson in the Oldham community...

Topic of the week| District hosts new Multi-Skills class in partnership with ASU-Searcy and Remington Arms, Inc.

Sep 03, 2014 6:01pm

The Lonoke School District has a new multi-skills class at the high school level in partnership with ASU-Searcy and Remington Arms, Inc. The class is taught by Hunter Keller. The course will...

Topic of the Week| Upcoming events

Aug 27, 2014 12:08pm

The Lonoke Public School District would like to say thank you to the Lonoke First Baptist Church for hosting our Back to School Luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. The food was wonderful and the...

Woodlawn News

Aug 26, 2014 3:45pm

On Thursday, Aug. 21, the Woodlawn Community Center opened its’ doors at 10 a.m. for its’ weekly community events.

Those attending to enjoy Kern Kennedy and the “Camp Ground Express,” were:...