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Reason No. 7 to make a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 24, 2014 5:39pm

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use - all that needs be done is for...

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Interstate 40 was nearly bare on Monday morning after overnight freezing rain and sleet left roadways unsafe to travel. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Winter weather strikes again

Mar 06, 2014 11:15am

Hazardous, icy road conditions were left behind after a winter storm moved through Arkansas on Sunday evening and into Monday morning.

According to meteorologist Jeff Hood with the National...

Cancer survivor Jimmy Southerland

Mar 06, 2014 11:02am

This is the first in a series of survivor articles leading up the Relay For Life Celebration in Lonoke on Friday, May 2, at the Gina Cox Center on the Lonoke High School Campus.

By Jimmy...

2014 Arkansas State High School Championship

Mar 06, 2014 10:55am

Lonoke Jackrabbit freshman swimmer Kayla McGee gained a personal best and won Saturday’s high school state championship 50-yard freestyle race with a time of 25.34. In addition, she placed third...

The Lonoke Fire Department recently received a $1,000 grant from the Arkansas Forrestry Commission. Pictured are, from left, Lonoke County judge Doug Erwrin, Lonoke Fire Chief Jimmy Wallace, AFC representative Shane Booth, Lonoke Mayor Wayne McGee and State Rep. Walls McCrary. (Submittted photo)

South Bend Volunteer Fire Department and Lonoke Fire Department receive $1,000 grant from Forrestry Commission

Mar 06, 2014 10:54am

Southbend Volunteer Fire Department and the Lonoke Fire Department are 2013 recipient of a $1,000 matching Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant from the Rural Fire Protection Program of the...

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Lonoke students do well in chess tourney

Mar 06, 2014 10:49am

Lonoke Schools participated in a Wilbur D. Mills Co-Op-sponsored chess tournament in November.

Nate Hazeslip is a fourth grade student and he won a second place trophy. Benton Hughes is a...

Lonoke Schools closed Tuesday because of icy conditions

Updated: Mar 03, 2014 4:29pm

Lonoke Schools superintendent Suzanne Bailey has said that the Lonoke School District will be closed again Tuesday, March 4, because of icy conditions.

According to a text to the newspaper,...

Reader speaks against Common Core school curriculum

Feb 27, 2014 1:52pm

Dear Editor:

If the central planners and Progressive bureaucrats get their way, teaching the Constitution to American schoolchildren will be a thing of the past.

Common Core is...

Lonoke Webelo Cub Scouts with Tom Wood of Tom FM in Little Rock. (Submitted photo)

Scouts get tuned in

Feb 27, 2014 1:50pm

The Lonoke Webelo Cub Scouts from Pack 103, visited The Tom 94.9 FM Radio Station.

They got a tour of three stations Tom 94.9, The Edge and The Wolf . They learned how a radio station is...

Lonoke Schools menus March 3-7

Feb 27, 2014 1:49pm

Elementary, primary schools

Monday: Hot dogs, pork and beans, potato wedges, fresh fruit, carrot sticks, milk.

Tuesday: Pepperoni pizza, mixed green salad with ranch, blackeyed peas,...

State basketball tourney starts Wednesday

Feb 27, 2014 1:48pm

The time is almost here for the biggest event to hit the city of Lonoke in many years.

The Class 4A state basketball tournament starts Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the first of six games that...