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Lonoke School Board President Matt Boyles, pictured left, present a plaque of appreciation to former boar member Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Pennington honored at board meeting

Jul 23, 2014 3:00pm

Community members, friends, family and school board officials gathered during the Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting to recognize Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on...

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Jul 16, 2014 12:02pm

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April 28-May 2 is Jackrabbit Immunization Week

Apr 24, 2014 5:36pm

Arkansas immunization requirements are changing. These changes will be effective Sept. 1, 2014.

In order to ensure that all children in the Lonoke School District are properly immunized, the...

Middle school recognitions made at school board meeting

Apr 24, 2014 5:30pm

Lonoke Middle School principal Jeannie Holt and assistant principal Rosalynd Kellybrew recognized student and staff members of the month on Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting....

Reason No. 6 for a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 17, 2014 2:58pm

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use – all that needs be done is for...

Autism Awareness Month was declared in Lonoke County by County Judge Doug Erwin in a proclamation signing at the Lonoke County Courthouse. Cindy Weathers, with Lillyanne, of Ward; and Anne Swint, with Mary Allen, of Lonoke, accompanied Erwin at the signing. Both daughters have been diagnosed as autistic. Parents at the signing agreed that there are many misunderstandings and called for better education about the disorder. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

Autism: a different way of seeing things

Apr 17, 2014 2:45pm

Usually it is mom who knows first. She knows her child is different but she just cannot quite put her finger on why. Just different. But that is the time to tell a doctor of her concerns and have...

Lonoke Schools menu April 21-25

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 2:26pm

High school

Monday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, gravy, fruit, whole wheat roll, milk.

Tuesday: Cheeseburger, french fries, lettuce/tomato, baked beans, fruit,...

Council hears of new female youth program

Apr 17, 2014 2:22pm

Tara Shephard spoke to the Lonoke City Council on Monday night about a new girls mentoring program for Lonoke County.

Shephard, who is a 1993 graduate of Lonoke High School, is looking to...

Lonoke student expelled for remainder of the school year

Apr 17, 2014 2:21pm

The Lonoke School Board met on Monday night during a special meeting to discuss disciplinary issue with a male high school student.

By unanimous vote of the board, a tenth grade, male high...

AgHeritage Farm Credit services to hold annual stockholders meeting

Apr 15, 2014 10:21pm

The AgHeritage Farm Credit Services annual stockholders meeting will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, for the purpose of presenting the reports of the association and opening the election process for...

Central Arkansas public housing programs among grant recipients

Apr 15, 2014 9:56pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded $16,501,505 to 105 Arkansas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements, including several operations in...

Before the Lonoke Democrat

Apr 10, 2014 8:58am

141 years ago, Prairie County Democrat – Feb. 1, 1873:

TO OUR PATRONS

With this issue, the publication of the DEMOCRAT ceases at this place [DeVall’s Bluff]. The press and material...