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Heritage, accomplishments, future at 7th Black History Month Banquet

Feb 03, 2016 3:46pm

Hallowed Ground: Sites of African American Memories will the theme of the 2016 Black History Month Banquet sponsored by the George Washington Carver High School Alumni Association. The Banquet...

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Community calendar

Nov 11, 2015 2:31pm

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

Friday: Coloring Club will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for adults...

Lonoke’s Eldridge makes Senate run official

Nov 04, 2015 3:25pm

Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge, who graduated from Lonoke High School in 1995, completes paperwork for his candidacy for U.S. Senate at the state Capitol on Monday, Nov. 2, as sons Tull, 3,...

Kristi Fraley and Austin Kelleybrew’s of Lonoke, pictured with art teacher Jillian Pounders, have been selected as winners of the “Draw a Healthy Community” Stamp out smoking poster contest. (submitted photo)

Local poster contest winners announced

Nov 04, 2015 4:41pm

Two Lonoke and two Carlisle students recently had their artwork selected to be displayed in the 2016 Lonoke County Hometown Health Coalition calendar.

The Lonoke County Hometown Health...

Topic of the week: Veteran’s Day celebration

Nov 04, 2015 3:41pm

Wednesday, Nov. 11, is Veteran’s Day. The Lonoke School District is honoring all veterans with a Veteran’s Day celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Gina Cox Center at 9:00 a.m. All veterans...

Lonoke county coroner candidate Carla Horton, pictured with Lonoke County Clerk Dawn Porterfield, was the first of many candidates in line at noon Monday as the first day of Arkansas’ filing period began. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Candidate filing underway

Nov 03, 2015 5:15pm

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Woodlawn news

Nov 03, 2015 5:10pm

On Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, The Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events.

Those attending were: Jimmy Taylor, Ed King, Jackie Maxwell,...

Christmas decorations never come down at Wanda Cook’s home at Furlow, dedicated to all things Coca-Cola and “observing the real meaning of Christmas.”

Lonoke Second-Grade alumni special event

Oct 28, 2015 3:09pm

All present and past Lonoke Public School students who attended second grade at Lonoke are invited to a special Christmas Open House with Wanda Cook, the celebrated “Coke Lady” of Furlow.


Topic of the week: Goodies for Grandparents!

Oct 28, 2015 3:10pm

Lonoke Primary School held Goodies for Grandparents for Kindergarten students on Friday, Oct. 16. There were 106 grandparents in attendance for this event. They received whole grain chocolate chip...

The Century League of Lonoke members have committed themselves to bringing items each month to their meetings to support a local organization in need. In September they brought items for the Lonoke School District’s Backpack Buddy program. In the month of October they collected items for the Open Arms Shelter.

The Century League of Lonoke gives back

Oct 28, 2015 3:08pm

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Dow Family honored at 80th annual Farm Bureau meeting

Oct 27, 2015 2:32pm

The Dow and Amy Brantley family of England were honored as Lonoke County Farm Family of the year on Monday, Oct. 5 during the 80th annual Lonoke County Farm Bureau meeting at the Carlisle Civic...