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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

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Topic of the week| Welcome Back to Lonoke School District

Aug 13, 2014 1:55pm

Welcome Back to the 2014-15 School Year at Lonoke Public Schools. The school board, administration, faculty and staff hope that you have had a wonderful summer break, and that you are ready to...

Council beefs up security after recent theft

Aug 13, 2014 3:07pm

The Lonoke City Council voted, during the council meeting on Monday night, to purchase a new security system for the city shop.

Lonoke Public Works director Ron Gosnell said there has...

Lonoke school district temporarily fixes the air conditioning issue at the Primary school by using rented units until new units can be installed. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

A/C units hold up primary school construction

Aug 06, 2014 2:30pm

Delk Construction and Architect, Clayton Vaden, overseeing the primary school construction, gave an update on the construction progress during a special board meeting on July 31.

According...

Little time, little help for complicated, long lasting farm choices

Aug 06, 2014 2:25pm

STUTTGART — Farmers face far-reaching choices in the next few months in a process so complex that computers are needed to make a choice, but the software needed to do that is not yet available....

Fugitive found; burglar sought by sheriff

Aug 06, 2014 2:24pm

Acting on a tip, Lonoke County Sheriff’s deputies located and took into custody a woman who had avoided being taken into custody on a charge of fleeing as well as others. Officials are still...

Topic of the week | New school year traffic routes for buses

Aug 06, 2014 2:31pm

The Lonoke School District will have a new system for picking up bus students at the end of the school day. The high school students will be picked up first at 3:10 p.m. Car riders and walkers...

Going to the Rice Expo? There’s an app for that

Jul 30, 2014 4:31pm

Let your smartphone be your guide with the 2014 Arkansas Rice Expo app. The app, available for iOS and Android smart phones, is free.

The Arkansas Rice Expo will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday...

Topic of the Week | Primary school construction update and upcoming district events

Jul 30, 2014 3:51pm

Our construction crew, architect, and school employees are working hard to do our very best to accomplish as much work as possible prior to the start of school on the primary construction project...

Lonoke School Board President Matt Boyles, pictured left, present a plaque of appreciation to former boar member Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Pennington honored at board meeting

Jul 23, 2014 3:00pm

Community members, friends, family and school board officials gathered during the Monday night during the Lonoke School Board meeting to recognize Rick Pennington for his 21 years of service on...

Topic of the Week | Salute to Mr. Rick Pennington and School Board Member Training

Jul 23, 2014 3:00pm

Mr. Rick Pennington, former Lonoke School Board Member, served the Lonoke School Board for 21 years of voluntary service. It is particularly admirable that he served in this voluntary capacity to...