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Three Lonoke School will preform at the Central Region All Region Choir concert at 5:30 p.m. this Saturday, on Nov. 22 at the Benson Auditorium on the campus of Harding University. Pictured from left is Jenna Grady, fourth Chair Soprano 2, Junior High; Nicole Lee, 57th Chair Soprano 2, Senior High; Macy Wilson, ninth Chair Soprano 2, Junior High

Lonoke students selected for All Region Choir

Nov 19, 2014 4:06pm

Senior High All Region Choir auditions were held on Oct. 18 and out of almost 250 Soprano 2’s, Lonoke’s very own tenth grade student Nicole Lee placed number 57. Ninth grade students Jenna Grady...

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Board puts parking project on hold till spring

Oct 08, 2014 1:10pm

The Lonoke School board met in a special meeting on Monday night to discuss the parking lot project at high school.

After discussion, the board agreed to rebid the project in the spring....

Brooke Allwhite was crowned Lonoke junior high homecoming queen on Thursday during an afternoon ceremony at the Gina Cox Center. She was escorted by Lanceton Brown. (Photo by Alison Goodman)

Allwhite crown LJHS homecoming queen

Oct 08, 2014 1:16pm

Brooke Allwhite was crowned as queen of the 2014 Lonoke junior high homecoming court last week during an afternoon coronation at the Gina Cox Center. She was crowned by middle school principal...

Board approves $14 million budget for 2014-15 school year

Oct 01, 2014 2:42pm

The Lonoke school district passes $14,138,640.27 budget for the 2014-15 school year during Monday nights board meeting.

Superintendent Suzanne Bailey said the district is both up and revenue...

Topic of the week| Lonoke FBLA and National Merit Semi-Finalist, Megan Bayer

Oct 01, 2014 2:43pm

Editor’s note: The following information was written by FBLA sponsor, Mrs. Jamie Henley and High School Counselor, Mrs. Carrie Lowery

Lonoke FBLA

The Lonoke High School FBLA club took...

Crime watch| Lonoke

Oct 01, 2014 2:44pm

On Sept. 19, officer Tony Bryant went to the First State Bank of Lonoke. Bryant took suspect Johnathan Lindsey, 31, for Theft of Property Class D Felony Forgery 2nd Degree C Felony and Possession...

Inmate workers at schools a ‘nightmare waiting to happen’

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 2:47pm

The oresence of a convicted murderer at Cabot Junior High School North spurred calls last week by Lonoke County officials to prohibit the use of any Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC)...

Paddlings growing less common across central Arkansas.

Updated: Sep 24, 2014 1:18pm

Corporal punishment is slowly fading away in central Arkansas.

Carlisle, Lonoke School District and Academics Plus Charter School in Maumelle are among the school districts in Arkansas that...

The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting/grand opening of The GARAGE, owned by Brandon and Beth Waddell, a physical fitness facility located at 317 N. Center (back part of the Kreations building) on Thursday Aug. 21. The Garage workout times are Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Membership dues are $40 per month for individual and $60 monthly for family/couples. [Photo by Priscilla Campbell]

The GARAGE, now open

Sep 24, 2014 8:26am

The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting/grand opening of The GARAGE, owned by Brandon and Beth Waddell, a physical fitness facility located at 317 N. Center (back part of the...

2014 Shooting for Fun

Sep 24, 2014 8:22am

Windy weather with chilly temperatures brought out the hoodies and sweatshirts but did not slow the turnout for the annual Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce Shooting for Fun held Saturday at the...

Topic of the Week| AdvancEd External Review Planned for May 2015 for Lonoke School District

Sep 24, 2014 8:18am

The Lonoke School District will undergo an accreditation review with AdvancEd in the spring of 2015. AdvancEd was created to help identify educational quality. Accreditation provides schools with...