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Middle school students and staff members of the month were recognized during the May 16 Lonoke school board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board authorizes the reissuing of a construction bond

May 25, 2016 3:58pm

The Lonoke School board authorized a resolution to refund a bond during the May 16 board meeting.

Jack Trumper with Stephens Inc. presented the board with a savings sheet for the the March 1...

Hog Roast is June 4

May 25, 2016 11:18am

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Police presence to increase city wide

Mar 16, 2016 2:03pm

Lonoke Police Chief Patrick Mulligan spoke to the Lonoke City Council on Monday night about increasing police presence in the city by hiring part time officers.

According to Mulligan, the...

Martin Loop Fun Park, it the central Lonoke County community of Kerr, is the starting point for Tiffany Hood, with Booker Martin, to build and improve the area. Hood will take over maintenance of the park from Martin. Photo Ed Galucki

Kerr community gets squeaky wheel

Mar 16, 2016 10:38am

Most people zooming by on U.S. Highway 70 might not take notice the cluster of homes on the south side of the road, just east of the Pulaski county line. But those homes make up the Kerr community...

Miss Arkansas visits second grade students

Mar 16, 2016 2:02pm

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Topic of the week: School district news

Mar 16, 2016 3:03pm

From Amanda Wicker; Gifted and Talented Teacher/Coordinator

Lonoke Public School District is promoting healthy living by being ACTIVE! Many students and teachers participated in the Little...

Community Calendar

Mar 16, 2016 3:02pm

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

Today: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. followed by a Young Adult...

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce president Adam Stark presents the 2016 Future Business Leaders of America Scholarship to Makayla Grady; Grady was unable to attend the 2016 Chamber banquet for the presentation. The $750 scholarship is funded by 10 businesses and the Chamber. Grady plans to attend UALR for a degree in chemistry, and then attend UAMS to become a pharmacist. Grady is the current LHS-FBLA president, and has been a member for seven years. Photo Ed Galucki

Community colleges closer to community

Mar 09, 2016 4:10pm

Partnerships with area businesses is one of the means that Arkansas State University at Beebe uses to help students, “become more closely connected to industry,” Dr. Karla Fisher, the new...

School Board extends Bailey’s contract

Mar 09, 2016 4:09pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting on March 3 in the administration building to approve a purchase over $10,000 and to renew the superintendent’s contract.

During the meeting,...

Topic of the week: Recent activities, upcoming events

Mar 09, 2016 11:49am

From Nurse Angela Armstrong

The Lonoke School District Health Team will be hosting a health and wellness fair from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 30 at the James B. Abraham stadium....

Community Calendar

Mar 09, 2016 4:11pm

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

Today: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. followed by a Pinterest...

Woodlawn news

Mar 08, 2016 5:02pm

On Thursday, March 3, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events in a newly remodeled Center, a great place for family reunions and weddings,...