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

Dec 17, 2014 4:18pm

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...

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Lonoke Chamber of Commerce members attended a Business after Hours sponsored by Shelter Insurance, Gary Elmore, Hytech Optical Lab and Kreations Salon on Thursday, Aug 21, at the Hyde House, located in the Kreations building. Business after Hours is a premier networking event for chamber members, giving individuals the opportunity to promote each other and meet and learn about other local businesses. Finger foods and refreshments were served at the event. [Photo by Priscilla Campbell]

Lonoke chamber members attend business after hours

Sep 17, 2014 2:56pm

Lonoke Chamber of Commerce members attended a Business after Hours sponsored by Shelter Insurance, Gary Elmore, Hytech Optical Lab and Kreations Salon on Thursday, Aug 21, at the Hyde House,...

The official party for the Little Rock Air Force Base 9/11 Rembrance Ceremony, pause at the 9/11 monument, a fragment in the shape of Arkansas and a girder from the World Trade Center site. SrA Aaron Rivers, 19th Security Forces Squadron, and SrA Alex Spears, a firefighter from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron, stand as honor guard. Photo Ed Galucki

Ceremonies remember events, deaths of 9/11

Sep 17, 2014 2:38pm

For the first time since 2001, bad weather forced the Lonoke 9/11 Memorial Service indoors at the Lonoke Depot. The ceremony, sponsored by the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce, has been held each...

Desha, Chicot producers see 100-bushel mark

Sep 16, 2014 11:14am

Two Arkansas soybean growers have broken the mark of 100 bushels per acre; both are in the Grow for the Green Yield Contest.

Matt Miles, of Desha County and David Bennett of Chicot County...

Woodlawn news

Sep 16, 2014 11:11am

On Thursday, Sept. 11, the Woodlawn Community Center opened its’ doors at 10 a.m. for its’ weekly community events.

Those attending were: Anita Weathers, Janet Ray, Andy Childress, Dorothy...

Lonoke Council on Aging council seeks land donation from city

Sep 10, 2014 4:24pm

The council hears proposal on land donation during Monday night Lonoke City Council meeting.

Ronnie Evans, president of the Lonoke County Council on Again board, said the Lonoke facility has...

CORE student expelled during special meeting

Sep 10, 2014 3:31pm

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 disciplinary hearing...

Lonoke Exceptional Development Center teaches independent living

Sep 10, 2014 3:52pm

From its beginnings as a group of parents ensuring their special-needs children were given all possible schooling, the Lonoke Exceptional Development Center has grown to a much larger scope, “But...

Topic of the week| Immunization requirements: Very important

Sep 10, 2014 3:50pm

Oct. 1 is the deadline to have all immunization records updated to meet the new guidelines (attached on the website and communicated by school nurses). We understand there are many who have been...

20 year mark for Lonoke County 9-1-1 service

Sep 03, 2014 6:08pm

Sept. 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the Lonoke County 911 Emergency system, a “hotline” to first responders that most users now take for granted. When then-County Judge Don Bevis tapped out the...