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John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Ball selected the Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund to receive the donation. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Ball makes donation to Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Mar 25, 2015 3:44pm

John Ball, a farmer in Pulaski County, has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500,...

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Board expels CORE student in executive session

Updated: Jan 14, 2015 4:25pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting Monday night to address disciplinary issues with a student in the Committed to Other Routes of Education (CORE) program. The meeting was closed to...

Plans for new senior center on hold

Jan 14, 2015 3:43pm

Ronnie Evans, president of the Lonoke County Council on Aging board gave the council an update on the new senior center construction project during the Lonoke City Council meeting on Monday night...

Book champions at Lonoke Chamber meeting

Jan 14, 2015 3:14pm

Investing in Arkansas’ preschoolers through books was the central theme for the Jan. 8 meeting of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce, held at the Lonoke Depot. Members also heard of other...

Hog Roast at Humnoke

Jan 14, 2015 3:14pm

Macedonia Baptist Church, 51 Center St., Humnoke, will have its 34th annual Hog Roast and Gospel Singing, beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17.

The Hog Roast will be at the Karon Carter...

Chamber chili supper Feb. 7

Jan 14, 2015 3:13pm

The Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce Benefit Chili Supper will be held Feb. 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Lonoke Primary School cafetorium.

Adults - $5; children under 12 - $2.50

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Topic of the week| Distict is being pro-active in flu prevention

Jan 07, 2015 2:13pm

Flu season is here! Lonoke Schools wish to keep your children and the adults who care for them healthy.

The flu is a contagious disease caused by a virus. When children are in a group with...

CADC soon accepting applications for utility assistance

Dec 30, 2014 4:27pm

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program utility assistance with mass intake days to begin Jan. 5, 2015....

Arkansas, Lonoke County may benefit from Obama’s Cuba policy

Updated: Mar 18, 2015 10:58pm

President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with Cuba could prove to be an economic boon to Arkansas’s rice and poultry industry.

Although a longstanding U.S. economic embargo on...

Eight grade student Maria Garcia was recognized as the female middle school student of the month by principal Jeannie Holt during the Monday night school board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board discusses addendum to high school handbook

Dec 17, 2014 2:12pm

High school principal Mark Sherrell proposed an addendum to the high school handbook during the Lonoke school board meeting on Monday night.

According to Sherrell, there has recently been a...