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The 2015 Lonoke senior high homecoming court. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

McCall crowned LHS homecoming queen

Oct 07, 2015 1:32pm

Jarrelyn McCall was crowned the Lonoke High School homecoming queen by high school principal Marc Sherrell during an afternoon ceremony on Friday, Oct. 2 at the Gina Cox center. McCall was...

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Local law enforcement officers joined forces on Aug. 29. to act out real life scenarios with civilians, in an effort to educate the public and further train officers. (Photo by Monica Jones)

Law enforcement and citizen unite to “Act it Out”

Sep 09, 2015 4:11pm

Local law enforcement officers joined forces on Aug. 29. to act out real life scenarios with civilians, in an effort to educate the public and further train officers.

Lonoke city alderman...

Lonoke scholarship foundation supporting students

Sep 09, 2015 4:10pm

The Lonoke Scholarship Foundation was started in 2002 by a group of Lonoke citizens who were inspired by a Cabot scholarship organization. They saw the potential to build a Foundation program that...

HIPPY participants enjoy the end of year and new year sign up party in May.

HIPPY program now enrolling; Preschool education in the comfort of your home

Sep 02, 2015 4:41pm

The Lonoke and Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters ( HIPPY) program is now registering children for the 2015-2016 program year.

HIPPY is a home based parent...

Council approves Party Primaries for the city municipal election

Sep 02, 2015 4:37pm

The Lonoke City Council met in a special meeting on Monday night to approve a resolution to hold Party Primaries for the city municipal elections. Woody Evans was absent from the meeting.


Community calendar

Sep 02, 2015 4:29pm

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

Monday: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed in...

Topic of the week: Don’t forget about Rachel’s Challenge

Sep 02, 2015 4:29pm

Lonoke Middle School is sponsoring a Rachel’s Challenge/Anti-bullying event for the entire community. It will be on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Gina Cox Center. We encourage parents of all school age...

North Little Rock hosts family history discovery day

Sep 01, 2015 3:32pm

Nina Shelton of Lonoke was among 325 participants at the Family History Discovery Day at North Little Rock last Saturday.

Children from age four up plus teens and adults took classes in how...

National Rice Month

Sep 01, 2015 3:28pm

September is National Rice Month, so, with Arkansas being the leading producer of U.S. Rice and Lonoke County being in the heart of the rice-growing area of the state, it is fitting to mark the...

Woodlawn news

Sep 01, 2015 3:27pm

On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Johnny Hudspeth, Mary Beth Hudspeth, Jerry...

A city of Lonoke public meeting to discuss allowing backyard chickens will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31 in the Lonoke Community Center multi-purpose room. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Residents seek city’s coop-eration to raise chickens; public meeting set for Monday

Aug 26, 2015 3:47pm

It’s the age old question, “which comes first, the chicken or the egg”. For now, only the egg is allowed in Lonoke. Chickens are among a multitude of animals not allowed to be kept within city...