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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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Brantley host Arkansas Farm Bureau crop hail affiliates

Jun 24, 2015 2:15pm

Dow Brantley hosted a group of Arkansas Farm Bureau crop hail affiliates from across America at his farm Tuesday, June 16. The group were from parts of the country including Idaho, Indiana,...

Woodlawn news

Jun 23, 2015 3:34pm

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Cecelia Anderson, Doyle Anderson, Mary...

Weekly topic: Substitute teachers

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 1:32pm

Dear Substitute Employee:

We are very excited about a change for the 2015-2016 school year.

Lonoke School District has decided to partner with PCMI/willSub for substitute staffing...

Council mulls over city versus county fire protection

Jun 11, 2015 1:38pm

Lonoke fire chief Jimmy Wallace spoke to the council on Monday night about a potential issue with fire coverage outside city limits.

According to Wallace, the Lonoke fire department is...

Board approves changes to district staff

Jun 10, 2015 11:38am

The Lonoke School Board unanimously approved employee transfers, resignations, retirees and hires for 2015-16 school year on Monday night during a special board meeting.

Primary school...

Hibbett Sporting Goods to open store in Lonoke

Jun 10, 2015 11:34am

Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., will be opening a new store in Lonoke.

The plan is to open the new location this fall at Oak Tree...

Lonoke Scholarships

Jun 03, 2015 2:08pm

Lonoke Banking Center

Charlie Jo Chesney is the recipient of the Lonoke Banking Center Scholarship. Charley Jo is the daughter of Glenn and Melisa Chesney. Charley Jo has earned a 4.12 GPA...

High school student and staff members of the month were recognized at the Lonoke School board meeting on May 18. Pictured from left is Ella Beeler, is Erica Jewell, high school principal Marc Sherrell and Ferlander Smith. Not pictured is Danice Lucas. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

High school student and staff of the month

Jun 03, 2015 1:58pm

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Community calendar

Jun 03, 2015 3:24pm

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

Monday: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon at...

Topic of the week: Thank you, Summer hours

Jun 03, 2015 2:53pm

Lonoke Public Schools would like to say thank you to Jim and Gina Wiertelak, Arkansas Athletic Association, GenWealth , Pickin’ and Grinnin’ Fleamarket, Angela Armstrong, Kristy Hyde/Crystal Payne...