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Offers resort to sever measures after a child was accidentally locked in a vehicle on Monday. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Officers rescue child from locked vehicle

May 27, 2015 5:19pm

The Lonoke Police Department responded on Monday to reports of a baby locked in a vehicle at the Wal-Mart there.

According to Lt. Randy Mauk, the child was accidentally locked in the vehicle...

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Interstate 40 snarls

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The triple threat of construction, icy roads and jack-knifed trucks brought traffic to a standstill, shutting down Interstate 40 a number of times on Monday and Tuesday. Photo Ed Galucki

Mary Elizabeth Roland, daughter of Kim and Jamy Roland, puts the finishing touches to her bowl of red at the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce annual chili supper and auction held Saturday at Lonoke Primary School. Executive director John Garner estimated that nearly 200 people came to the event. Photo Ed Galucki

Emergency readiness, health care at Chamber meeting

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Preparing for natural disasters and the changing world of health care were on the agenda of the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce meeting held Feb. 5 at the Depot.

President-elect Gary Elmore...

New Lonoke Branch Presidency, Billy Shelton, 2nd counselor, Bruce Berkheimer, Searcy Stake President, Todd Thompson, Lonoke Branch President, Reuben Gonzales, 1st Counselor.

Lonoke LDS members get new leadership

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The Lonoke Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has had a change of leadership. Todd Thompson of Hazen is the new President of the Lonoke Branch. Brad Shelton of Lonoke has...

Teams sought for LEDC Battle, Hog Roast

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Last year’s Battle in the Barnyard was so successful that it has been made a permanent part of the annual Lonoke Exceptional Development Center (LEDC) Hog Roast, organizer Gina Quattlebaum...

Topic of the week| Upcoming district events

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

“Bring Your Family to Math Class Night”, will be Tuesday Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Lonoke Middle School. Parents and student groups will be lead by students in a real world math lesson that...

New Media announces agreement to acquire Stephens Media for $102.5 million

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million in cash, subject to...

Breakfast with a lesson

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Biscuits and gravy, eggs and bacon were on the menu for the Breakfast Extravaganza at the Lonoke County Museum, sponsored by the Progressive Church at Scott - but the main course was applying...

Weekly topic | Battle of the Bands Contest

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

The Lonoke School District Student Leadership Team will be hosting the first “Battle of the Bands” contest and the 2nd annual “Legends of Lonoke Talent Concert” on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the...

Lonoke’s Bransford among those named to leadership posts

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

MEMPHIS –Seven Arkansas cotton industry members have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2015, including John Fricke, a cottonseed crusher from Pine Bluff...

CADC to accept applications for Crisis LIHEAP utility assistance with mass intake

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the Crisis Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance with mass intake days to begin Feb. 23,...