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Spring planting at the Courthouse

May 06, 2015 3:53pm

Master Gardeners of Lonoke County arrived Wednesday with shovels and plants in hand for the spring sprucing up of the Courthouse grounds. Generally, annuals are planted in the spring and...

Community calendar

May 06, 2015 3:55pm

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Pocahantas gets ready to shoot a free throw in the Class 4A East regional first round game at Trumann. Pocahontas won, 57-45, over Lonoke on Thursday afternoon. Jeremy Peppas photo

Lonoke loses in regionals

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

TRUMANN — Lonoke needed a rally Thursday afternoon.

It never came for the Lady Jackrabbits as Lonoke lost to Pocahontas 57-45 in the first round of the Class 4A East Regional at Trumann

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CADC to distribute USDA commodities March 11

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities Wednesday, March 11 beginning at 9 a.m. in Lonoke County.

The food items to be distributed may include canned pork,...

Cancer survivors take part in the survivor lap of the 2014 Relay For Life at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke. (submitted photo)

2015 Relay For Life is April 24

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

The 2015 Relay For Life of Lonoke County and surrounding areas will be held Friday, April 24, at Lonoke High School’s Gina Cox Center.

The event will start at 6 p.m. and end at midnight....

Lonoke County farmers get more time for survival decisions

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

Farmers now have an additional month to meet a crucial deadline set by the 2014 Farm Bill, the extension was announced Friday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. March 31 is the new...

CORE students, staff members recognized during meeting

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

Lonoke students in the CORE (Committed to Other Routes of Education) and teachers of the month were recognized during the Feb. 18 Lonoke school board meeting.The meeting was postponed from its...

Topic of the week: JROTC Teams to compete in Washington, DC

Mar 05, 2015 4:38pm

After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Lonoke High School JROTC Leadership Team composed of Ethan Pennington, Talon Lackey, Layne Bowie and Brittany Harvey for Leadership...

Catherine McKinzie Pettus

In Memory

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

In Remembrance

Catherine McKinzie Pettus

(October 1929 - March 2013)

If flowers grow in heaven,

Lord, then pick a bunch for us.

Then place them in our mother’s arms...

Community calendar

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

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

Tuesday: The Carlisle Public Library Pinch of This food demo...

Topic of the week: Keep an eye on the sky during inclement weather

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

A huge thank you is sent out to all the parents, community members, faculty and staff, and students at the Lonoke School District for the support that has been shown to school leaders, not only in...

One killed in Lonoke shooting

Feb 20, 2015 11:55am

Death threats made toward the suspect in a shooting at Lonoke have led to his location being kept confidential, Lt. Randy Mauk, Lonoke Police Department, said Tuesday. However, likely this week,...