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Going to the Rice Expo? There’s an app for that

Jul 30, 2014 4:31pm

Let your smartphone be your guide with the 2014 Arkansas Rice Expo app. The app, available for iOS and Android smart phones, is free.

The Arkansas Rice Expo will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday...

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Unofficial results of the Preferential Primary elections

Updated: May 22, 2014 11:04am

Some upsets were seen in the May 20 Preferential Primaries, with some office holders losing their posts to challengers. Some local races could be changed by 83 absentee ballots that are not...

Lonoke Schools menu May 19-23

May 15, 2014 9:07am

Primary school

Monday: Corn dogs, baked beans, steamed broccoli fruit, milk.

Tuesday: Ham and cheese sandwich, baked fries, lettuce and tomato, fruit, milk.

Wednesday: Pepperoni...

Council prepares to start condemnation procedures on four properties

May 15, 2014 9:05am

The Lonoke City Council voted unanimously to begin condemnation procedures to add four new properties to the city’s condemnation list on Monday night during the city council meeting.

The...

Board approves school HVAC plan

May 15, 2014 9:05am

The Lonoke School board met Monday night during a special board meeting to discuss the Primary School HVAC plan.

Clayton Vaden, of Lewis Architects Engineers presented a design plan for the...

Blood Drive in honor of Elam is May 12

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Phyllis Elam has been a fixture in the Lonoke School District for the past 35 years. The community can recognize her service and help save lives in her name by giving blood at the American Red...

Lonoke High School cheerleaders Madison Peckat and Dani Hutchins perform at the Relay For Life on Friday night at the Gina Cox Center. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life nets more than $21,000

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The 2014 Lonoke Area Relay For Life raised more than $21,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The annual event was held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

A year ago, the...

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The week of May 5-9 is Teacher Appreciation Week. We are proud of the teaching staff at Lonoke. These ladies and gentleman work hard each day to enrich the lives of our youth and prepare them to...

Lonoke Schools menu May 12-15

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Primary School

Monday: Cheese pizza, mixed green salad, whole kernel corn, fruit, graham crackers, milk.

Tuesday: Corndogs, sweet potato cuts, great northern beans, fruit, milk.

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Community service, parks at Chamber meeting

May 07, 2014 10:19pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce members held their first meeting under new president Sonya McCall, with community service, voting and other subjects on the agenda. Promotions director Bill Ryker...

Heath Stocks, serving life-without-parole in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with some of the court records he and his wife, Kathie, have collected concerning his case. Stocks pleaded guilty in the January 1997 shootings of his family in their rural home near Furlow. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

On the wrong side of the ‘good ol’ boy’ system

May 07, 2014 10:02pm

One of two people central to one of Lonoke County’s most notorious cases echoed claims that Larry Cook, current candidate for Lonoke County Circuit Court Judge, allowed social and political...