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Middle school students and staff members of the month were recognized during the May 16 Lonoke school board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board authorizes the reissuing of a construction bond

May 25, 2016 3:58pm

The Lonoke School board authorized a resolution to refund a bond during the May 16 board meeting.

Jack Trumper with Stephens Inc. presented the board with a savings sheet for the the March 1...

Hog Roast is June 4

May 25, 2016 11:18am

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Lonoke High School students watched and participated in a drunk driving simulation on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Students see real life impact of drunk driving

Apr 06, 2016 1:32pm

Sirens wailed and cries were shouted on Tuesday afternoon, as Lonoke High School students saw first hand the effects of drunk driving during an accident simulation.

Participating agencies...

Carlisle HIPPY students follow the yellow brick road into the land of Oz, during the February group meeting. (submitted photo)

HIPPY program now enrolling students

Apr 06, 2016 10:31am

The Lonoke and Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program is now registering children for the 2016-2017 program year.

HIPPY is a home based parent...

Community Calendar

Apr 06, 2016 1:29pm

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

Today: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public...

Topic of the week: School district news

Apr 06, 2016 10:30am

From Coach Park, Head Softball/Volleyball Coach:

Congratulations to the Lady Rabbits Softball Team for winning the 2016 Lady Rabbit Invitational Tournament this weekend. The girls played...

Lonoke Relay For Life committee co-chairman Zan Jackson hugs cancer survivor Mike Wilson during the 2015 Relay for Life. This year’s event is April 29 at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

Relay for life set for April 29

Apr 05, 2016 1:19pm

The 2016 Lonoke County Relay For Life is set for Friday, April 29, at the Gina Cox Center at Lonoke High School.

The event, which started more than 10 years ago, will begin at 6 p.m. and...

‘Movie at the Depot’ coming to Lonoke

Apr 05, 2016 1:21pm

Lonoke Lions Club and Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an outdoor movie, April 16, with a showing of “The Peanuts Movie featuring Charlie Brown,” Lions Club organizer Ryan Biles...

Beeler receives McCrary Scholarship

Apr 05, 2016 1:17pm

Ella Grace Beeler, daughter of Anthony and Tonya Beeler of Lonoke, was selected this year by the Lonoke High School Faculty committee to be the recipient of the L.C. “Mac” McCrary Scholarship....

District court judge implements new probation program

Mar 30, 2016 1:51pm

Lonoke district court judge Teresa Smith spoke to the City Council during a special meeting on Monday night about a new probation program she has outsourced.

According to Smith, the new...

District receives positive feedback on recent audit

Mar 30, 2016 11:09am

Results from the 2015 Legislative audit was presented to the board during the Monday night’s Lonoke School Board meeting.

For the 2015 fiscal year, the Lonoke Public School District received...

Lonoke Health Fair set for April 30

Mar 30, 2016 1:49pm

The Lonoke School District Health Team will be hosting the first “Fit for Life - Health and Wellness Fair” on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. until noon. It will be held at James B. Abraham Stadium...