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Reason No. 6 for a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 17, 2014 2:58pm

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...

Lonoke Schools menu April 21-25

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 2:26pm

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Home sales flat in Lonoke County in January

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in January increased by 8.7 percent compared to a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Lonoke County stayed flat, the Arkansas...

Lonoke County crime victims receive reparations

Mar 17, 2014 6:19pm

Lonoke County crime victims received $4,381.01 in reparations from the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board in January, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

In a news release,...

Council approves water rate increase

Mar 13, 2014 7:00am

The Lonoke City Council unanimously approved the increase of water rates on Monday night during the council meeting.

Effective May 1, Lonoke residents and business owners will see a $1...

Lonoke High School teacher Boaz Cotton talks with students while awaiting the decision of the board on Tuesday night during a personnel hearing on his behalf. His contract was terminated that night with a 4-2 vote by the Lonoke School Board. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

High school science teacher fired after ‘slapping’ a student

Mar 13, 2014 7:00am

The contract of Lonoke High School Biology teacher Boaz Cotton was terminated by the Lonoke School Board on Tuesday night during a personnel hearing. Cotton was suspended with pay on Feb. 10 after...

Cancer survivor Darral Paradis walks his daughter Anna down the aisle at her wedding in December 2013. (Submitted photo)

Cancer surivor story — Darral Paradis

Updated: Mar 14, 2014 1:41pm

This is the third in a series of survivor articles leading up the Relay For Life Celebration in Lonoke on Friday, May 2, at the Gina Cox Center on the Lonoke High School Campus.

By Darral...

Check is in the mail…

Mar 12, 2014 9:50pm

Payment of the costs for district courts at Lonoke and Carlisle will be made Wednesday, County Judge Doug Erwin said Tuesday. The assurance came after a special meeting held Tuesday concerning the...

Lonoke senior Darrius McCall [3] celebrates with the LHS students after the Jackrabbits beat Nashville 50-39 in the semifinals of the Class 4A state tournament Monday at the Gina Cox Center. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Jackrabbits to face Brookland for 4A title

Mar 12, 2014 9:47pm

The Lonoke Jackrabbits will be going for their sixth state basketball championship in school history when they play the Brookland Bearcats in the Class 4A state title game today at 5:15 p.m. at...

Deadline for political annoucements is Friday

Updated: Mar 20, 2014 6:01am

The last week for the Lonoke Democrat to run free political announcements for those running in the May Preferential Primary is March 27, according to editor Mark Buffalo.

“This includes...

Cunningham recognized by AgHeritage

Mar 07, 2014 9:44pm

AgHeritage Farm Credit Services recently recognized Josh Cunningham with the Lonoke branch for five years of service.

Sharon Rudder, the education advocate for the Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center, greets a patron during the grab-and-go lunch Sunday in Lonoke. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Grab-and-go lunch nets $6,300 for Wade Knox Center

Mar 06, 2014 11:33am

The Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center’s grab-and-go lunch raised $6,300 Sunday at lunchtime next to the Lonoke County Courthouse in Lonoke.

Wade Knox CAC executive director Karen James...