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Primary school students and employees of the month were recognized on Monday during the Lonoke School board meeting. Pictured back row, from left is Gale Debord, Cynthia Miller and Rebecca Reed. Front row is Graci Inman and Jake Hale. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board refinances 2009 construction bonds

Oct 22, 2014 5:06pm

The Lonoke School board unanimously voted to refund the Nov. 1, 2009 construction bonds on Monday night during the school board meeting.

Jack Trumper with Stephens Inc. presented refinancing...

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Desha, Chicot producers see 100-bushel mark

Sep 16, 2014 11:14am

Two Arkansas soybean growers have broken the mark of 100 bushels per acre; both are in the Grow for the Green Yield Contest.

Matt Miles, of Desha County and David Bennett of Chicot County...

Woodlawn news

Sep 16, 2014 11:11am

On Thursday, Sept. 11, the Woodlawn Community Center opened its’ doors at 10 a.m. for its’ weekly community events.

Those attending were: Anita Weathers, Janet Ray, Andy Childress, Dorothy...

Lonoke Council on Aging council seeks land donation from city

Sep 10, 2014 4:24pm

The council hears proposal on land donation during Monday night Lonoke City Council meeting.

Ronnie Evans, president of the Lonoke County Council on Again board, said the Lonoke facility has...

CORE student expelled during special meeting

Sep 10, 2014 3:31pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting Monday night to address disciplinary issues with a student in the Committed to Other Routes of Education (CORE) program. The disciplinary hearing...

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...