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Districts receive state report cards

Apr 22, 2015 1:24pm

Mixed emotions are being felt by parents, students, teachers and school administrators after last weeks “district performance report cards” were released, rating schools with a letter grade A-F....

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Apr 22, 2015 1:10pm

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Land owner seeks resolution to denied farming decision

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Jay Lucas, former owner of Mallard Point Golf Course and real estate, came before the council during the on Monday night Lonoke City Council meeting, to demand answers as to why the council...

Interstate 40 snarls

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The triple threat of construction, icy roads and jack-knifed trucks brought traffic to a standstill, shutting down Interstate 40 a number of times on Monday and Tuesday. Photo Ed Galucki

Mary Elizabeth Roland, daughter of Kim and Jamy Roland, puts the finishing touches to her bowl of red at the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce annual chili supper and auction held Saturday at Lonoke Primary School. Executive director John Garner estimated that nearly 200 people came to the event. Photo Ed Galucki

Emergency readiness, health care at Chamber meeting

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Preparing for natural disasters and the changing world of health care were on the agenda of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce meeting held Feb. 5 at the Depot.

President-elect Gary Elmore...

New Lonoke Branch Presidency, Billy Shelton, 2nd counselor, Bruce Berkheimer, Searcy Stake President, Todd Thompson, Lonoke Branch President, Reuben Gonzales, 1st Counselor.

Lonoke LDS members get new leadership

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The Lonoke Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has had a change of leadership. Todd Thompson of Hazen is the new President of the Lonoke Branch. Brad Shelton of Lonoke has...

Lonoke’s Bransford among those named to leadership posts

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

MEMPHIS –Seven Arkansas cotton industry members have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2015, including John Fricke, a cottonseed crusher from Pine Bluff...

CADC to accept applications for Crisis LIHEAP utility assistance with mass intake

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the Crisis Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance with mass intake days to begin Feb. 23,...

Shelter Insurance Foundation, Gary Elmore sponsor scholarship

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 5:33pm

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Carlisle and Lonoke High School. Shelter Agent Gary Elmore sponsors and partially funds this...

Woodlawn news

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

On Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their door at 10:30 a.m. For their weekly community events. Those attending were, Judy Johnson, Lonnie Irvin, Ed King, Katherine...

Teams sought for LEDC Battle, Hog Roast

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Last year’s Battle in the Barnyard was so successful that it has been made a permanent part of the annual Lonoke Exceptional Development Center (LEDC) Hog Roast, organizer Gina Quattlebaum...

Topic of the week| Upcoming district events

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

“Bring Your Family to Math Class Night”, will be Tuesday Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Lonoke Middle School. Parents and student groups will be lead by students in a real world math lesson that...