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John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Ball selected the Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund to receive the donation. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Ball makes donation to Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Mar 25, 2015 3:44pm

John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500,...

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Mar 24, 2015 6:15pm

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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.

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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...

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...

Woodlawn news

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

On Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their door at 10:30 a.m. For their weekly community events. Those attending were, Judy Johnson, Lonnie Irvin, Ed King, Katherine...

Teams sought for LEDC Battle, Hog Roast

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Last year’s Battle in the Barnyard was so successful that it has been made a permanent part of the annual Lonoke Exceptional Development Center (LEDC) Hog Roast, organizer Gina Quattlebaum...

Topic of the week| Upcoming district events

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

“Bring Your Family to Math Class Night”, will be Tuesday Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Lonoke Middle School. Parents and student groups will be lead by students in a real world math lesson that...

New Media announces agreement to acquire Stephens Media for $102.5 million

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million in cash, subject to...

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...