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Paddlings growing less common across central Arkansas.

Updated: Sep 24, 2014 1:18pm

Corporal punishment is slowly fading away in central Arkansas.

Carlisle, Lonoke School District and Academics Plus Charter School in Maumelle are among the school districts in Arkansas that...

The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting/grand opening of The GARAGE, owned by Brandon and Beth Waddell, a physical fitness facility located at 317 N. Center (back part of the Kreations building) on Thursday Aug. 21. The Garage workout times are Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Membership dues are $40 per month for individual and $60 monthly for family/couples. [Photo by Priscilla Campbell]

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Southerland honored

Jul 03, 2014 9:45am

John Andrew Southerland, son of Jimmy and Cherry Southerland of Lonoke was recentley named to the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Drew Southerland is set to...


Dewey received MFA award

Jul 03, 2014 9:44am

Grant Dewey, a graduating senior at Lonoke High School, has won a $2,000 MFA Foundation Scholarship, which was awarded at the school’s graduation.

Dewey is the son of Tim and Holly Dewey....

School Board OKs move to outsource meal service

Jun 25, 2014 12:39pm

Benchmark scores, drug testing and food services were among the major topics of the Monday night meeting of the Lonoke School District Board of Directors.

Board members Matt Boyles, Karen...

Summer entrepreneur

Jun 25, 2014 2:18pm

What to do for summer vacation? For Mary Elizabeth Roland, daughter of Kim and Jamy Roland, it is build a lemonade stand from shipping crates, draft friend Mazie Crowder to help, and go into...

Waffle House now open

Jun 25, 2014 12:36pm

The long awaited opening of the Lonoke Waffle house came with little fanfare, and no waiting for customers. “It’s the way we do it. When we feel ready to open, we unlock the door, change the sign...

Woodlawn News

Jun 25, 2014 1:23pm

On Thursday, June 19 the Woodlawn Community Center opened its doors at 10:30 a.m. to 40 friends and neighbors.

President Cecelia Anderson opened the program, leading the attendees in...

Topic of the Week

Jun 25, 2014 12:36pm

The Lonoke School District is still open for the Seamless Summer Meal Program. This program serves breakfast and lunch to students in grades K-12 for free. The dates are now until July 3. We...


Guilty plea in killing of county woman

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

Nearly a year after Rebecca Lauer’s family reported her missing, a guilty plea has been made after an investigation that was able to produce only fragments of what may be her remains.


Cole Plafcan, VP Lending and Branch Manager, AgHeritage Farm Credit Services, right, presents Savannah Holman with a Certificate of Recognition.

Holman receives AgHeritage Farm Credit Services scholarship

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

One of this year’s nine AgHeritage Farm Credit Services scholarships has been awarded to Savannah M. Holman of Lonoke – the award is a $500 Customer Scholarship, a press release announced.


David Moore, Executive Vice President, Farm Bureau Insurance Companies; Barbara Chivers, Office Manager, Lonoke County Farm Bureau; Randy Veach, President, Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation

Farm Bureau holds meeting

Jun 19, 2014 4:19pm

Arkansas Farm Bureau recently held meetings and workshops for Member Service Representatives from the 75 counties in Arkansas. The two day meeting, held in May, emphasized the value of service. An...