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School Board approves staff bonuses

Nov 25, 2015 10:34am

The Lonoke School Board approved staff bonuses during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday due to board training.

By unanimous vote, the board approved a...

Community calendar

Nov 25, 2015 10:49am

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Elementary school principal Karen Gibbs the elementary student and staff of the month. Front row is students of the month Cody Amato and Dixie Mowrer. Pictured back row is staff of the month were certified staff member Amanda Wicker and Elementary school principal Karen Gibbs. (Photo by Amanda Rather)

District makes annual report to the public

Oct 21, 2015 4:55pm

The Lonoke School District presented its annual report to the public on Monday night during its regular scheduled board meeting.

Building principals, service department heads and specialty...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson joined state Surgeon General Dr. Greg Bledsoe and Arkansas Department of Health director Dr. Nate Smith on Thursday to receive their flu shots, marking the first day of mass flu vaccination clinics sponsored by ADH. The Lonoke County vaccination clinic will be held Nov. 6, at the Lonoke Community Center.

Free flu shot clinic

Oct 21, 2015 4:38pm

Flu vaccines through the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) county health units of Cabot and Lonoke will be administered Nov. 6, Cabot and Lonoke Health Unit Administrator Milton Garris announced...

Shotgun winner

Oct 21, 2015 5:27pm

Annie Coffman was the lucky winner of an 870 Remington Shotgun raffled off as part of CASA’S “Champions for Children” Annual Fundraiser that was held Sept. 22 at the Cabot Armory. Shown with...

Topic of the week: Upcoming events and news

Oct 21, 2015 5:26pm

From Grant Meacham, Middle School Media Specialist:

Teen Read Week is being celebrated in the LMS and LHS Media Centers from October 19-23. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy...

Fighting hunger with “tips”

Oct 21, 2015 4:35pm

Surviving food insecurity is something that more than 16 percent of Lonoke County citizens must do during the year; many must choose between paying for medication or groceries, District 14 state...

Lawsuit file against Lonoke School District

Oct 14, 2015 4:10pm

A civil rights lawsuit was filed in federal court in Little Rock against the Lonoke School district on Oct. 9.

In addition to the district, also named as parties in the lawsuit were School...

Council prepare to take possible action on failed city street

Oct 14, 2015 4:03pm

Lonoke city alderman were all in agreement during Monday night’s council meeting, that it is time to taking action on damaged Palm Street.

Last year the city applied for and received a $250,...

State Rep. Camille Bennett and former state Sen. Bobby Glover are served a high school lunch by staff member Amy Cooper. Bennett and Glover were given a tour of the campus by Lonoke school board members Darrell Park, Karen James and Mike Brown; superintendent Suzanne Bailey, and director of support services Nathan Morris for “Take Your Legislator to School Month;” the month was designated by the 2015 Arkansas General Assembly to build better communication between educators and legislators. Photo Ed Galucki

Take Your Legislator to School Month

Oct 14, 2015 3:50pm

State Representative Camille Bennett and former state Senator Bobby Glover visited the Lonoke School District at the invitation of superintendent Suzanne Bailey, observing Take Your Representative...

Board expels middle school student

Oct 14, 2015 4:04pm

A Lonoke Middle School student was expelled following a special School Board meeting on Monday night.

During the meeting, board members unanimously voted to expel the middle school student...

Topic of the week| Parent/Teacher Conferences Oct. 27 and 29

Oct 14, 2015 4:03pm

Parents of Lonoke students: Don’t forget that parent-teacher conferences will be Oct. 27 and 29. School will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. to give teachers time to prepare for parent visits beginning at 3...