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Lonoke mayor - Jim Bailey

Oct 29, 2014 4:53pm

Jim Bailey, Republican candidate for Lonoke mayor, in his remarks at the Oct. 2 Chamber of Commerce meeting, told of the vision he has for Lonoke.

In his remarks, Bailey said that, as a...

Candidates at Chamber

Oct 29, 2014 5:20pm

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State Fair award winner

Oct 15, 2014 8:00am

Sharon Farnam of Furlow won second place in the Floral Express Flower Arranging Contest Saturday at the Arkansas State Fair. She won a $75 gift certificate to Floral Express of Little Rock,...

Sophomore and junior jackrabbit football players sing the school Alma Mater on Oct. 10 st the school pep rally. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Jackrabbits show school spirit

Oct 15, 2014 7:54am

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Sherwood Urgent Care centers offering $20 flu shots

Oct 15, 2014 8:01am

Flu season is approaching, and health officials agree the best preventative action is to receive a vaccine as soon as it’s available. Sherwood Urgent Care, an affiliate of Urgent Team, has flu...

Topic of the Week| Safe shelters at Lonoke school district

Oct 08, 2014 1:10pm

The Lonoke School District has two safe shelters for the district. The safe shelters will house students and staff in the event that serious inclement weather should occur or an emergency during...

Board puts parking project on hold till spring

Oct 08, 2014 1:10pm

The Lonoke School board met in a special meeting on Monday night to discuss the parking lot project at high school.

After discussion, the board agreed to rebid the project in the spring....

Brooke Allwhite was crowned Lonoke junior high homecoming queen on Thursday during an afternoon ceremony at the Gina Cox Center. She was escorted by Lanceton Brown. (Photo by Alison Goodman)

Allwhite crown LJHS homecoming queen

Oct 08, 2014 1:16pm

Brooke Allwhite was crowned as queen of the 2014 Lonoke junior high homecoming court last week during an afternoon coronation at the Gina Cox Center. She was crowned by middle school principal...

Board approves $14 million budget for 2014-15 school year

Oct 01, 2014 2:42pm

The Lonoke school district passes $14,138,640.27 budget for the 2014-15 school year during Monday nights board meeting.

Superintendent Suzanne Bailey said the district is both up and revenue...

Topic of the week| Lonoke FBLA and National Merit Semi-Finalist, Megan Bayer

Oct 01, 2014 2:43pm

Editor’s note: The following information was written by FBLA sponsor, Mrs. Jamie Henley and High School Counselor, Mrs. Carrie Lowery

Lonoke FBLA

The Lonoke High School FBLA club took...

Inmate workers at schools a ‘nightmare waiting to happen’

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 2:47pm

The oresence of a convicted murderer at Cabot Junior High School North spurred calls last week by Lonoke County officials to prohibit the use of any Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC)...

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...