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Lonoke adds hour to school day; Carlisle still working on what to do

Apr 01, 2015 12:57pm

Students and faculty at Lonoke School District began their first week of extended school hours on Monday.

Lonoke superintendents Suzanne Bailey said overall the one hour extended day went...

Weekly topic: Snacks

Apr 01, 2015 3:17pm

Community calendar

Apr 01, 2015 1:06pm

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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

Mary Elizabeth Roland, daughter of Kim and Jamy Roland, puts the finishing touches to her bowl of red at the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce annual chili supper and auction held Saturday at Lonoke Primary School. Executive director John Garner estimated that nearly 200 people came to the event. Photo Ed Galucki

Emergency readiness, health care at Chamber meeting

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Preparing for natural disasters and the changing world of health care were on the agenda of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce meeting held Feb. 5 at the Depot.

President-elect Gary Elmore...

New Lonoke Branch Presidency, Billy Shelton, 2nd counselor, Bruce Berkheimer, Searcy Stake President, Todd Thompson, Lonoke Branch President, Reuben Gonzales, 1st Counselor.

Lonoke LDS members get new leadership

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The Lonoke Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has had a change of leadership. Todd Thompson of Hazen is the new President of the Lonoke Branch. Brad Shelton of Lonoke has...

Breakfast with a lesson

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Biscuits and gravy, eggs and bacon were on the menu for the Breakfast Extravaganza at the Lonoke County Museum, sponsored by the Progressive Church at Scott - but the main course was applying...

Weekly topic | Battle of the Bands Contest

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The Lonoke School District Student Leadership Team will be hosting the first “Battle of the Bands” contest and the 2nd annual “Legends of Lonoke Talent Concert” on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the...

Lonoke’s Bransford among those named to leadership posts

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

MEMPHIS –Seven Arkansas cotton industry members have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2015, including John Fricke, a cottonseed crusher from Pine Bluff...

CADC to accept applications for Crisis LIHEAP utility assistance with mass intake

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the Crisis Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance with mass intake days to begin Feb. 23,...

Shelter Insurance Foundation, Gary Elmore sponsor scholarship

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 5:33pm

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Carlisle and Lonoke High School. Shelter Agent Gary Elmore sponsors and partially funds this...