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Lonoke School Board President Matt Boyles, pictured left, present a plaque of appreciation to former boar member Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Pennington honored at board meeting

Jul 23, 2014 3:00pm

Community members, friends, family and school board officials gathered during the Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting to recognize Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on...

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Cancer survivor Jimmy Southerland blesses the food at the Cancer Survivor Dinner at Advada’s Diner in Carlisle on Tuesday night. The 2014 Lonoke County Relay For Life is Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life is Friday night

May 01, 2014 12:09pm

The 2014 Lonoke County Relay for Life will be held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center on the Lonoke High School campus. The Relay is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

As of Tuesday...

Brittney Givens was elected the Lonoke High School prom queen while Fabio Araujo was voted king. The 2014 Prom, "Light up the Night," was held Saturday night in the cafeteria inside the Gina Cox Center. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)  LHS prom queen Brittney Givens and king Fabio Araujo

Prom queen and king

May 01, 2014 12:08pm

Brittney Givens was elected the Lonoke High School prom queen while Fabio Araujo was voted king. The 2014 Prom, “Light up the Night,” was held Saturday night in the cafeteria inside the Gina Cox...

School board expels male CORE student

May 01, 2014 12:07pm

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 meeting was closed to...

The sounding of the sirens

May 01, 2014 12:06pm

Many people are not familiar with the “sounding of the sirens” in rural towns. It has actually evolved through the years from the civil defense sirens of the 1960s to weather warning sirens and...

Aaron Watkins, Ben Main and Lee Glover Langdon all received their Arrow of Light awards. (Submitted photo)

Three receive Arrow of Light

May 01, 2014 12:05pm

Three Webelo Scouts from Pack 103 in Lonoke recently received their Arrow Of Light. They are Aaron Watkins, Ben Main and Lee Glover Langdon, all fifth graders who have all been friends since...

Reason No. 7 to make a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 24, 2014 5:39pm

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use - all that needs be done is for...

Decoration Day for Weedon Cemetery is May 4

Apr 24, 2014 5:37pm

The annual decoration of Weedon Cemetery in the Pettus community south of Lonoke is Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Weedon Cemetery was established in 1878, and it includes five Civil War...

Lonoke yearbooks still available for purchase

Apr 24, 2014 5:37pm

Lonoke Public Schools yearbooks will be delivered Wednesday, April 30, according to sponsor Tracey Mertsch.

Mertsch said parents can still pre-purchase the books by calling 501-676-7017 for...

Lonoke Schools menus April 28-May 2

Apr 24, 2014 5:37pm

Primary School

Monday: Hot Dogs, pork and beans, potato wedges, carrot sticks, fruit, milk.

Tuesday: Pepperoni pizza, mixed green salad with ranch, blackeyed peas, oatmeal cookie,...

Various events at Lonoke Schools

Apr 24, 2014 5:36pm

Our mom/son sock hop was a huge success at the primary school. We had over 80 students attend. We would like to thank Mrs. Bettis and Mrs. Pounders for decorating. Mrs. Rather, Mrs, Cynthia Miller...