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Heritage, accomplishments, future at 7th Black History Month Banquet

Feb 03, 2016 3:46pm

Hallowed Ground: Sites of African American Memories will the theme of the 2016 Black History Month Banquet sponsored by the George Washington Carver High School Alumni Association. The Banquet...

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MerryThanks this Sunday in Lonoke

Nov 18, 2015 4:07pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 32nd annual MerryThanks, Sunday, Nov. 22; 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participating Lonoke merchants are:

Lyons Drug, 115 W. Front St.


Council signs off on road work

Nov 18, 2015 3:10pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a brief meeting on Monday night to approve road work on Palm Street, the purchase of air conditioning units for the ball park restrooms and to approve a bid for...


Nov 18, 2015 3:08pm

In last week’s edition of the Lonoke Democrat, it was reported that in accordance to the City of Lonoke’s new poultry ordinance, “Chickens, eggs, byproducts or waste maybe kept on a residential...

Topic of the week: Thankful things

Nov 18, 2015 3:08pm

From Allyson Dodds, Primary School Counselor:

Along with guidance lessons this month, each K, 1, and 2 classes are thinking of things in which they are thankful. They are on display at the...

Community calendar

Nov 18, 2015 3:07pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Today: Throughout the month of November, bring your new or...

Lonoke School Board expels four students

Nov 11, 2015 3:28pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting Monday night to address disciplinary issues with a four students. The meeting was closed to the public.

By unanimous vote, the board voted to...

Lonoke K-9 officer Tony Bryant and K-9 “Max” demonstrated some of the drug search training and behavior discipline on Monday night during the Lonoke City Council meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Council hears of half million offered for interchange sewer project

Updated: Nov 12, 2015 1:47pm

Land owner Jay Lucas spoke to the Lonoke city council during its Monday night meeting, to learn the status of the sewer construction project bid for the Lucas’ property at the new city interchange...

Topic of the week: District seeks input on innovative ideas from public

Nov 11, 2015 2:34pm

The new Commissioner of Education, Johnny Key, is focused on innovation. The message from the state department is loud and clear: be innovative, think out of the box, and transform your schools....

Community calendar

Nov 11, 2015 2:31pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Friday: Coloring Club will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for adults...

Lonoke’s Eldridge makes Senate run official

Nov 04, 2015 3:25pm

Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge, who graduated from Lonoke High School in 1995, completes paperwork for his candidacy for U.S. Senate at the state Capitol on Monday, Nov. 2, as sons Tull, 3,...