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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...

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Aug 26, 2015 3:47pm

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Alumni Association seeks council input on Carver Park

Jul 15, 2015 3:50pm

On behalf of the Carver Alumni Association board member, Ryan Biles spoke to the Lonoke City Council seeking advice on maintaining the Carver Park during the council meeting on Monday.

Once...

Community calendar

Jul 15, 2015 4:13pm

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

Today: The Carlisle Public Library will host a Lunch and...

Weekly topic: District news

Jul 15, 2015 4:12pm

Taking AIM on Advanced Offerings

In keeping with the district’s vision, the Lonoke School District is partnering with AIMS, Advanced Initiative for Math and Science. The mission of AIMS is...

Former Lonoke mayor dies

Jul 14, 2015 5:11pm

Former Lonoke mayor Thomas Privett died at his home Saturday, July 11; he was 77 years old.

A Lonoke native, Privett served in elected offices beginning in 1967 as alderman, 1973 as...

Farm Bureau leaders to meet

Jul 14, 2015 5:35pm

Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 67th annual Officers and Leaders Conference is set for July 20-21 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The conference theme is #BeVocal, and it will feature speakers such...

Woodlawn news

Jul 14, 2015 3:59pm

On Thursday, July 2, 2015, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events, to 20 friends and neighbors.

President Cecelia Anderson opened...

Cathuria, a progressive rock band from Lonoke, recently completed the recording of their first EP, at Winterwood Recording Studios in Eureka Springs. Pictured back row from left is Eric Schabacker, Winterwood Studio Production Engineer, Jake Anderson, Daniel Owens and Rayce Coyle. Front row from left is Preston Madron and Ethan Pennington. (Photo by Sheri Huffer)

Lonoke band records album

Jul 08, 2015 3:54pm

Cathuria, a progressive rock band from Lonoke, recently completed the recording of their first EP, at Winterwood Recording Studios in Eureka Springs. Rayce Coyle, Ethan Pennington, Jake Anderson,...

Local teacher selected for U.S. Department of State Launches Educational Program in Arkansas

Jul 08, 2015 3:30pm

Miekka Maile, a social studies teacher for grades secenth and eighth at Lonoke Midle School, has been selected as one of 28 participants of the U.S. Department of State’s Declaration of Learning...

Board approves new hires, resignations during special meeting

Jul 08, 2015 3:01pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting on June 29, to approve police changes and discuss employment actions. Board members Tony Kelleybrew, Eddie Pennington and Johnie Watson were absent...

Community calendar

Jul 08, 2015 3:02pm

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

Today: The Lonoke Public Library will host a martial arts...