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Topic of the week: School district news

Feb 10, 2016 12:00pm

From Mrs. Amanda Rather; District Coordinator

Curriculum Mapping:

Last week, LPSD began the search for members of a new curriculum team that is being developed by curriculum...

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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,...

Kristi Fraley and Austin Kelleybrew’s of Lonoke, pictured with art teacher Jillian Pounders, have been selected as winners of the “Draw a Healthy Community” Stamp out smoking poster contest. (submitted photo)

Local poster contest winners announced

Nov 04, 2015 4:41pm

Two Lonoke and two Carlisle students recently had their artwork selected to be displayed in the 2016 Lonoke County Hometown Health Coalition calendar.

The Lonoke County Hometown Health...

Topic of the week: Veteran’s Day celebration

Nov 04, 2015 3:41pm

Wednesday, Nov. 11, is Veteran’s Day. The Lonoke School District is honoring all veterans with a Veteran’s Day celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Gina Cox Center at 9:00 a.m. All veterans...

Lonoke county coroner candidate Carla Horton, pictured with Lonoke County Clerk Dawn Porterfield, was the first of many candidates in line at noon Monday as the first day of Arkansas’ filing period began. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Candidate filing underway

Nov 03, 2015 5:15pm

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Woodlawn news

Nov 03, 2015 5:10pm

On Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Jimmy Taylor, Ed King, Jackie Maxwell,...

Christmas decorations never come down at Wanda Cook’s home at Furlow, dedicated to all things Coca-Cola and “observing the real meaning of Christmas.”

Lonoke Second-Grade alumni special event

Oct 28, 2015 3:09pm

All present and past Lonoke Public School students who attended second grade at Lonoke are invited to a special Christmas Open House with Wanda Cook, the celebrated “Coke Lady” of Furlow.