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School Board approves bus purchase

Jul 20, 2016 10:50am

The Lonoke School Board approved the purchase of a 71-passenger bus during its Monday night meeting.

During the June meeting, the board approved the purchase of a used bus from Master’s...

Community Calendar

Jul 20, 2016 10:45am

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Apply for Brown Scholarship now

May 17, 2016 8:48am

The Gordon R. Brown Scholarship offered by the Lonoke County Farm Bureau each year awards a $1,000 scholarship to a sophomore or higher enrolled in the college of agriculture at Arkansas State...

Benton School District had Bailey as finalist

May 11, 2016 5:27pm

Suzanne Bailey, the long-time superintendent of Lonoke schools, will be staying on the job, at least for a little while longer.

Bailey, and Jonesboro School District superintendent Mike...

Lonoke flips out over state tournament bid

May 11, 2016 10:45am

The Lonoke Jackrabbits will play in this week’s Class 4A state baseball tournament at Ashdown. Sports coverage, 6A (Photo by Nathan McGowan)

Council waives competitive bidding to fix street damage

May 11, 2016 4:53pm

The Lonoke City Council unanimously approved to waive competitive bidding and declare an emergency for the damage repairs to Palm street during Monday night’s council meeting.

With more than...

Community Calendar

May 11, 2016 1:41pm

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

Today: Story Time at 10 followed by Lego Club at 4 p.m. and...

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce president Adam Stark presents retiring executive director John Garner a plaque marking 16 years as director. The presentation at the retirement reception held for Garner was along with a citations presented by former Senator Bobby Glover for Senator Jonathan Dismang; state Representative Camille Bennett; Lonoke mayor Wayne McGee; a special gift from Lonoke Chamber members and other honors. Photo Ed Galucki

Lonoke Chamber setting sights on economic development

May 11, 2016 1:38pm

Ideas and suggestions on economic development opportunities are at the forefront as the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce looks to moving on, Chamber president Adam Stark saidat the May 5 meeting at...

Topic of the week: School district news

May 11, 2016 10:46am


Lonoke High School Graduation will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday on the James B. Abraham field if weather permitting. If not, it will be held in the Gina Cox Center.

The last...

Woodlawn news

May 10, 2016 3:19pm

On Thursday, May 5 the Woodlawn Community Center, opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. with the anticipation of a special day. Eddie King, Louise Crabtree, David Neal, Christy Kenzel, Ashley Moody,...

Elementary school principal Karen Gibbs recognized elementary student and staff members of the month. Julieta Lopez was named the Female Student of the month and Juan Torres the male student of the month. Staff of the month were certified staff member Mary Richardson and classified staff member Cheryl Fugatt. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

District receives accountability report

May 04, 2016 11:37am

The Lonoke School District’s Performance Report card results presented during the April 25 meeting, caused some confusion when the accuracy was questioned.

According to the state Department...

Lonoke County Relay For Life meets fundraising goal

May 04, 2016 1:45pm

The 2016 Lonoke County Relay For Life came close to meeting it’s goal of $20,000 during its event, which was held last Friday at the Gina Cox Center on the Lonoke High School campus.