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Quorum court meeting cancelled

Jul 26, 2016 3:53pm

The Lonoke County Quorum Court met briefly on July 21. Due to no quorum, no action was taken during the meeting.

For informational purposes, County Judge Doug Erwin gave an update on the...

Emily Brewer

Brewer feted at Capitol

Jul 26, 2016 8:12am

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Leanne Higginbotham, Sissy Fletcher, Ariel Hunter

Fletcher honored by Department of Defense

May 18, 2016 11:32am

Sissy Fletcher with Lonoke Elementary School was honored by the Department of Defense for patriotic support on May 12.

“The Patriot Award was created by Employer Support of the Guard and...

Community Calendar

May 18, 2016 9:09am

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Friday.

Today: Color Me Calm from 10-11 a.m. at the Lonoke Public...

Topic of the Week: School district news

May 18, 2016 9:04am

From Julia Shoemaker, ESL Coordinator and Lonoke-Carver Afterschool Program Director:

The Lonoke-Carver Afterschool program (formerly Homework Hotline) closed out another successful year of...

Woodlawn news

May 17, 2016 2:58pm

On Thursday, May 12 Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. Those that attended were: Cecelia Anderson, Andy Childeress, Viola Collins, Cricket Findley, Sue Grady, Johnny...

Apply for Brown Scholarship now

May 17, 2016 8:48am

The Gordon R. Brown Scholarship offered by the Lonoke County Farm Bureau each year awards a $1,000 scholarship to a sophomore or higher enrolled in the college of agriculture at Arkansas State...

Benton School District had Bailey as finalist

May 11, 2016 5:27pm

Suzanne Bailey, the long-time superintendent of Lonoke schools, will be staying on the job, at least for a little while longer.

Bailey, and Jonesboro School District superintendent Mike...

Lonoke flips out over state tournament bid

May 11, 2016 10:45am

The Lonoke Jackrabbits will play in this week’s Class 4A state baseball tournament at Ashdown. Sports coverage, 6A (Photo by Nathan McGowan)

Council waives competitive bidding to fix street damage

May 11, 2016 4:53pm

The Lonoke City Council unanimously approved to waive competitive bidding and declare an emergency for the damage repairs to Palm street during Monday night’s council meeting.

With more than...

Community Calendar

May 11, 2016 1:41pm

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

Today: Story Time at 10 followed by Lego Club at 4 p.m. and...

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce president Adam Stark presents retiring executive director John Garner a plaque marking 16 years as director. The presentation at the retirement reception held for Garner was along with a citations presented by former Senator Bobby Glover for Senator Jonathan Dismang; state Representative Camille Bennett; Lonoke mayor Wayne McGee; a special gift from Lonoke Chamber members and other honors. Photo Ed Galucki

Lonoke Chamber setting sights on economic development

May 11, 2016 1:38pm

Ideas and suggestions on economic development opportunities are at the forefront as the Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce looks to moving on, Chamber president Adam Stark saidat the May 5 meeting at...