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Arkansas, Lonoke County may benefit from Obama’s Cuba policy

Dec 17, 2014 4:18pm

President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with Cuba could prove to be an economic boon to Arkansas’s rice and poultry industry.

Although a longstanding U.S. economic embargo on...

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Farmbill workshop at Lonoke

Oct 29, 2014 11:32am

The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Farm Service Agency are conducting a Farm Bill Workshop, 8:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at the Arkansas Rural Water Association,...

Crime watch| Lonoke

Oct 29, 2014 12:05pm

On Oct. 26, Cpl. Doug Carter conducted a traffic stop. Robert Nellum,53, was taken into custody for a warrant where he had stolen meat from Lonoke Wal-Mart. Nellum was identified on video stealing...

Woodlawn news

Oct 28, 2014 5:49pm

On Thursday, Oct. 23, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Janet Ray, Dorothy Williams, Dorothy Henry, Andy...

Primary school students and employees of the month were recognized on Monday during the Lonoke School board meeting. Pictured back row, from left is Gale Debord, Cynthia Miller and Rebecca Reed. Front row is Graci Inman and Jake Hale. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board refinances 2009 construction bonds

Oct 22, 2014 5:06pm

The Lonoke School board unanimously voted to refund the Nov. 1, 2009 construction bonds on Monday night during the school board meeting.

Jack Trumper with Stephens Inc. presented refinancing...

Topic of the week| Lonoke school district grieves loss of employees

Oct 22, 2014 5:08pm

Dear Patrons:

It is with great sadness that I write to you to let you know that our school district has undergone two tragedies this school year. Just weeks ago our middle school nurse,...

Crime watch| Lonoke

Oct 22, 2014 5:09pm

On Oct. 14, Lt. Randy Mauk took a report where a debit card was attempted to be used at the Tobacco Superstore. The cashier recognized the name on the card and knew the suspect should not have the...

Council applys for new senior center grant

Oct 15, 2014 1:17pm

The Lonoke City council voted to move forward with grant applications for a new senior citizens center during the Monday night council meeting.

Ronnie Evans, president of the Lonoke County...

Amanda Sexton was crowned queen of the 2014 Lonoke high school homecoming court on Friday during an afternoon coronation at the Gina Cox Center. Also pictured is her escorted, Preston Jacks and attendants Weston Charles Payne and Jameson Annlee Reed. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Sexton crowned LHS homecoming queen

Oct 15, 2014 7:56am

Amanda Sexton was crowned as queen of the 2014 Lonoke high school homecoming court on Friday during an afternoon coronation at the Gina Cox Center. She was crowned by high school principal Marc...

Topic of the week| Lonoke 4A Volleyball State Tournament

Oct 15, 2014 11:02am

The 4A State Volleyball Tournament is set for Oct. 28-30, 2014 at Lonoke High School. Game times are Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. There will be two games played at each...

State Fair award winner

Oct 15, 2014 8:00am

Sharon Farnam of Furlow won second place in the Floral Express Flower Arranging Contest Saturday at the Arkansas State Fair. She won a $75 gift certificate to Floral Express of Little Rock,...