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Lonoke adds hour to school day; Carlisle still working on what to do

Apr 01, 2015 12:57pm

Students and faculty at Lonoke School District began their first week of extended school hours on Monday.

Lonoke superintendents Suzanne Bailey said overall the one hour extended day went...

Weekly topic: Snacks

Apr 01, 2015 3:17pm

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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...

Top: Jeremiah Dukes, Makayla Grady, Haley Ashbranner, Alliosn Threet, Chiakah Wallace, Charles Creggett, Destiny Hall, Brooke Barham, Journey Stahlman, Colby Heartly, Megan Aston; Bottom: Robyn Walters, Kimistri Balance, Denise Harris, Taijee Bunch, Mercedes Harris, Jessica Whittenburg, Destiny Logan, Bradley Aycock, Makenzie Simpson, Austin Stagner, Danielle Kurtz, Brianna Walker, Brittany Harvey, Mallory Perkins

Club officers installed at Lonoke High School

Dec 17, 2014 3:57pm

On Sept. 9, Lonoke High Schools Future Business Leaders of America, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, and Future Farmers of America installed their 2014-2015 school year officers....

The Lonoke School District Student Leadership Team met on Dec. 12, 2014, and made blankets for the homeless. Pictured back row from left is Jade Adams, Wendell Moore, Kyra Ellison, Alyson Kyzer, Tory Potter, Jessica Watkins, Tony Addison and John Tyler Lloyd. Front row from left is Benjamin Bailey, Alexx Weaver, Kynleigh Hill, Aaron Watkins, Carli Cox, Destanie Reed, and Caitlin Tidwell. Not pictured are Bradley Aycock, Olivia Dodson, Lance Williams, Hannah Tidwell, Taijee Bunch, Jamie Bryant, and Tashalla Gomillion.

Topic of the week| Students serving the community

Dec 17, 2014 2:17pm

Topic of the Week

The District Student Leadership Team met on Dec. 12, 2014, and the students worked hard making blankets for the homeless. This was one of the students’ chosen community...

Ag Day meeting set for Jan. 5

Dec 17, 2014 2:07pm

Extension rice and soybean agronomists, weed, soil and plant pathology experts will be on hand Jan. 5 for the annual Ag Day at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Ag Center...

Woodlawn news

Dec 16, 2014 5:46pm

On Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Jackie Maxwell, Sue Grady, Anita weathers,...

Petitions for conservation directors

Dec 16, 2014 5:15pm

Petitions are available for candidates for directors of the Lonoke County Conservation District.

Three directors will be elected on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. To be eligible a candidate must be...

County audit, investigation topic of special meeting

Updated: Mar 18, 2015 11:00pm

Questions still hover around the use of a credit card obtained by Lonoke County assessor Jack McNally as well as computer equipment missing from the circuit clerk’s office – both are noted in the...

Fitness on Demand coming to Lonoke Community Center

Dec 10, 2014 3:51pm

Lonoke Community Center director Mike Brown proposed the purchase of a Fitness on Demand a virtual, on demand exercise class during the Monday night city council meeting.

According to Brown...