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Elementary school principal Karen Gibbs recognized elementary student and staff members of the month. Julieta Lopez was named the Female Student of the month and Juan Torres the male student of the month. Staff of the month were certified staff member Mary Richardson and classified staff member Cheryl Fugatt. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

District receives accountability report

May 04, 2016 11:37am

The Lonoke School District’s Performance Report card results presented during the April 25 meeting, caused some confusion when the accuracy was questioned.

According to the state Department...

Woodlawn news

May 03, 2016 2:30pm

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Woodlawn news

Feb 23, 2016 3:04pm

On Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Ed King, Roy Kittell, Ruby Kittell,...

Community Calendar

Feb 17, 2016 3:21pm

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

Today: The Lonoke County Master Gardeners we will present...

Keynote speaker at the 2016 Carver Alumni Association Black History Month Banquet, held Friday at Lonoke Primary School, was Dr. Mamie Parker, past assistant director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. Parker, a native of Wilmot, is the first African-American to serve first as a regional director, and then assistant director of the U.S. Fish and Game Service. Photo Ed Galucki

Black History Month Banquet: passion, persistence and partnerships

Feb 17, 2016 3:20pm

Several hundred people filled the cafeteria of Lonoke Primary School on Friday for the seventh annual Black History Month Banquet. Keynote speaker was Wilmot native, Dr. Mamie Parker, former...

Topic of the week: School distict news

Feb 17, 2016 3:22pm

The last day to order the 2015-16 Yearbook with the option to put your child’s name on it is Feb. 19. The link to do this is on the school district’s website or go to www.jostensyearbooks.com....

Woodlawn news

Feb 16, 2016 4:45pm

The Woodlawn Community Center was closed this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. All the Woodlawn cooks wanted to get away, and enjoy someone else’s cooking for a change. They wanted to go to “Who Dat’s...

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...

Board expels middle school student

Feb 09, 2016 10:06pm

The Lonoke School Bboard held a special meeting on Feb. 1 for a student discipline hearing. By unanimous vote, the board voted to expel a male middle school student, from Feb. 1 through March...

Engineering results show botched roadwork

Feb 09, 2016 10:02pm

The Lonoke City Council reviewed engineering results from a recent boring tests conducted on Palm Street during Monday night’s council meeting.

In 2014, the city applied for and received a $...

Black History Month banquet this Friday

Feb 09, 2016 10:07pm

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...

Warning of human trafficking heard

Feb 09, 2016 4:26pm

Human trafficking in prostitution is of greater danger to females, though males fall victim, too. Conventions, sports events and even deer camps are prime markets for human trafficking.

It...