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Topic of the week: School district news

Feb 10, 2016 12:00pm

From Mrs. Amanda Rather; District Coordinator

Curriculum Mapping:

Last week, LPSD began the search for members of a new curriculum team that is being developed by curriculum...

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Freeze serves as voting delegate at American Farm Bureau Convention

Jan 19, 2016 4:21pm

Mike Freeze of Keo, a member of the Arkansas Farm Bureau state board of directors, served as a voting delegate for the business session at the 97th annual American Farm Bureau Convention, held Jan...

Lonoke County Quorum Court meeting agenda

Jan 19, 2016 3:46pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet in regular session, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, weather permitting, in the Courthouse Annex conference room, 212 N. Center St. (Arkansas Highway 31),...

Woodlawn news

Jan 19, 2016 2:45pm

On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events. Those attending were: David Neel, Ed King, Marlyn Lewis, Tina Green,...

Woodlawn news

Jan 19, 2016 2:45pm

On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

President Cecelia Anderson opened the program, leading the...

Water rate increase discussion causes outburst, sudden closed meeting at Monday night’s Lonoke Council meeting

Jan 13, 2016 2:16pm

A council discussion about water rates and revenue got heated as one council member asked for an opinion on whether the city should charge more.

The city recently had a water rate study...

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...