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Lonoke’s graduated Seniors toss their caps into the air after last Friday’s graduation. (Ed Galucki)

Lonoke has graduation; Beeler, Holman are Valedictorians

May 18, 2016 9:54am

The graduation ceremony for the Lonoke High School Class of 2016 was held last Friday at James B. Abraham Stadium. For the ceremony the Prelude, National Anthem, processional and recessional were...

Community Calendar

May 18, 2016 9:09am

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New Officers: Judy Foot, president, Ruth Barret Fox Club, Diane Fowler, Warren, installing officer, Mary Frances Perkins, Altruistic Club, vice president, Chris Weems, Elsie McCain Club Secretary, Pat Aycock, treasurer, and Jan Pasley, Altruistic Club, outgoing president. (submitted photo)

District IV Spring Convention, March 5 held at Carlisle First Baptist Church

Mar 23, 2016 1:20pm

Judy Foot, a member of Ruth Barrett Fox Club was elected president of GFWC District IV, Saturday, March 5 at the Spring Convention held at Carlisle First Baptist Church Downs Hall. Other officers...

Community Calendar

Mar 23, 2016 3:19pm

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

Today: Story Time will be at 10 am followed by a Young Adult...

Woodlawn news

Mar 22, 2016 4:33pm

On Thursday, March 17, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community

event in a newly remodeled Center, a great place for family reunions and...

Police presence to increase city wide

Mar 16, 2016 2:03pm

Lonoke Police Chief Patrick Mulligan spoke to the Lonoke City Council on Monday night about increasing police presence in the city by hiring part time officers.

According to Mulligan, the...

Martin Loop Fun Park, it the central Lonoke County community of Kerr, is the starting point for Tiffany Hood, with Booker Martin, to build and improve the area. Hood will take over maintenance of the park from Martin. Photo Ed Galucki

Kerr community gets squeaky wheel

Mar 16, 2016 10:38am

Most people zooming by on U.S. Highway 70 might not take notice the cluster of homes on the south side of the road, just east of the Pulaski county line. But those homes make up the Kerr community...

Miss Arkansas visits second grade students

Mar 16, 2016 2:02pm

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Topic of the week: School district news

Mar 16, 2016 3:03pm

From Amanda Wicker; Gifted and Talented Teacher/Coordinator

Lonoke Public School District is promoting healthy living by being ACTIVE! Many students and teachers participated in the Little...

Community Calendar

Mar 16, 2016 3:02pm

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

Today: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. followed by a Young Adult...

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce president Adam Stark presents the 2016 Future Business Leaders of America Scholarship to Makayla Grady; Grady was unable to attend the 2016 Chamber banquet for the presentation. The $750 scholarship is funded by 10 businesses and the Chamber. Grady plans to attend UALR for a degree in chemistry, and then attend UAMS to become a pharmacist. Grady is the current LHS-FBLA president, and has been a member for seven years. Photo Ed Galucki

Community colleges closer to community

Mar 09, 2016 4:10pm

Partnerships with area businesses is one of the means that Arkansas State University at Beebe uses to help students, “become more closely connected to industry,” Dr. Karla Fisher, the new...

School Board extends Bailey’s contract

Mar 09, 2016 4:09pm

The Lonoke School Board met in a special meeting on March 3 in the administration building to approve a purchase over $10,000 and to renew the superintendent’s contract.

During the meeting,...