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Going to the Rice Expo? There’s an app for that

Jul 30, 2014 4:31pm

Let your smartphone be your guide with the 2014 Arkansas Rice Expo app. The app, available for iOS and Android smart phones, is free.

The Arkansas Rice Expo will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday...

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Lonoke yearbooks still available for purchase

Apr 24, 2014 5:37pm

Lonoke Public Schools yearbooks will be delivered Wednesday, April 30, according to sponsor Tracey Mertsch.

Mertsch said parents can still pre-purchase the books by calling 501-676-7017 for...

Various events at Lonoke Schools

Apr 24, 2014 5:36pm

Our mom/son sock hop was a huge success at the primary school. We had over 80 students attend. We would like to thank Mrs. Bettis and Mrs. Pounders for decorating. Mrs. Rather, Mrs, Cynthia Miller...

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...