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School Board approves staff bonuses

Nov 25, 2015 10:34am

The Lonoke School Board approved staff bonuses during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday due to board training.

By unanimous vote, the board approved a...

Community calendar

Nov 25, 2015 10:49am

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Topic of the week: Mallory Jackson Day

Sep 16, 2015 3:28pm

Lonoke Elementary School recently celebrated Mallory Jackson Day! Coach Jackson wrote a Lowe’s Toolbox grant and was awarded $5000 to be used at the school. The grant will be used to build and...

Woodlawn news

Sep 15, 2015 5:15pm

On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events

Those attending were: Jackie Maxwell, Dora Glass, Janet Ray,...

Lonoke County Clerk Dawn Porterfield, County Treasurer Patti Weathers and Little Rock Air Force Base community liaison Lt.Col Mark Oberson, try the school lunch provided by Chartwells Food Services at the Sept. 2 meeting of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce. The menu of stir-fried chicken, rice and egg rolls is representative of the meals served daily to students, said food services director Jason Kuhn. Photo Ed Galucki

Chamber sees new look of school lunches

Sep 09, 2015 4:21pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce members at the Sept. 2 meeting were treated by Chartwells Food Services to a lunch from the school district menu. Last year, Chartwells won the contract to provide...

Topic of the week: District news

Sep 09, 2015 4:12pm

Lonoke High School is proud to announce that our students’ overall ACT scores rose from an average of 18 to an average of 19 between the 2014 and 2015 ACT tests. Our English scores remained the...

Local law enforcement officers joined forces on Aug. 29. to act out real life scenarios with civilians, in an effort to educate the public and further train officers. (Photo by Monica Jones)

Law enforcement and citizen unite to “Act it Out”

Sep 09, 2015 4:11pm

Local law enforcement officers joined forces on Aug. 29. to act out real life scenarios with civilians, in an effort to educate the public and further train officers.

Lonoke city alderman...

Lonoke scholarship foundation supporting students

Sep 09, 2015 4:10pm

The Lonoke Scholarship Foundation was started in 2002 by a group of Lonoke citizens who were inspired by a Cabot scholarship organization. They saw the potential to build a Foundation program that...

HIPPY participants enjoy the end of year and new year sign up party in May.

HIPPY program now enrolling; Preschool education in the comfort of your home

Sep 02, 2015 4:41pm

The Lonoke and Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters ( HIPPY) program is now registering children for the 2015-2016 program year.

HIPPY is a home based parent...

Council approves Party Primaries for the city municipal election

Sep 02, 2015 4:37pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a special meeting on Monday night to approve a resolution to hold Party Primaries for the city municipal elections. Woody Evans was absent from the meeting.


Community calendar

Sep 02, 2015 4:29pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Monday: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed in...

Topic of the week: Don’t forget about Rachel’s Challenge

Sep 02, 2015 4:29pm

Lonoke Middle School is sponsoring a Rachel’s Challenge/Anti-bullying event for the entire community. It will be on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Gina Cox Center. We encourage parents of all school age...