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Heritage, accomplishments, future at 7th Black History Month Banquet

Feb 03, 2016 3:46pm

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...

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School board recognized for service in January

Jan 13, 2016 2:12pm

Lonoke School District joins districts across the state to celebrate School Board Member Recognition Month in January. More than 1400 Arkansas school board members are being honored for their...

Community Calendar

Jan 13, 2016 3:05pm

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

Monday: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the...

Students celebrate technology purchase

Jan 13, 2016 3:05pm

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Lonoke Primary School, under direction of Mrs. Franks, participated in the Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive this year through Scholastic Reading Club. All books and pajamas will be donated to local children in need to provide the warm bedtime they deserve. Our school collected a total of 210 pairs of pajamas and 10 new books. Mrs. Schisler’s class donated the most with 34 pairs of pajamas and won the honor of displaying them in the photo shown. (submitted photo)

Topic of the week: Lonoke District Student Leadership Team to sponsor fundraising event

Jan 13, 2016 2:17pm

The Lonoke District Student Leadership Team will sponsor a fundraising event on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at the fairground commercial, indoor building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is to raise...

Veterans face the double challenge of coping with combat stress and blending into civilian life, and the strain is taking a high toll, Nicole Hart, CEO of ARVets, a veterans support organization told the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce. Speaking at a meeting Thursday, Cole told of the help offered not only to veterans but to families, the community and businesses. “We take care of the whole circle of life,” she remarked. Photo Ed Galucki

Maintaining the ‘circle of life’ for veterans

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 2:03pm

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives, that is every 65 minutes; since 2011, more than 30,000 veterans’ marriages have ended in divorce; in 2015, the Arkansas veteran divorce rate was 90...

Two Lonoke county teams make top 25 for 2016 Youth Entrepreneur Showcase

Jan 06, 2016 12:44pm

A special gadget to give “nerds” an easier and more stylish way to hold a pencil behind their ears, a video game teaching western literature, and a coconut oil-based toothpaste are among the...

Abbott appointed to state commission

Jan 06, 2016 12:39pm

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Topic of the week: Student leadership team to sponsor fundraising event

Jan 06, 2016 12:07pm

The Lonoke District Student Leadership Team will sponsor a fundraising event on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at the fairground commercial, indoor building from 6- 8 p.m. This event is to raise funds...

Year in Review: Lonoke

Dec 30, 2015 3:29pm

Shooting leaves one dead

Nephew kills aunt in shooting on Feb. 14.

Police say they found Linda Cooney, 63 of Lonoke, allegedly the aunt of the man arrested, dead inside her home off...

Wanted Lonoke man arrested after chase

Dec 30, 2015 2:53pm

A Lonoke county man was arrested after he fled from Sheriff’s Deputies.

On Tuesday, Lonoke County Deputies located a vehicle believed to be involved in a breaking and entering, on a pond...