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Paddlings growing less common across central Arkansas.

Updated: Sep 24, 2014 1:18pm

Corporal punishment is slowly fading away in central Arkansas.

Carlisle, Lonoke School District and Academics Plus Charter School in Maumelle are among the school districts in Arkansas that...

The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting/grand opening of The GARAGE, owned by Brandon and Beth Waddell, a physical fitness facility located at 317 N. Center (back part of the Kreations building) on Thursday Aug. 21. The Garage workout times are Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Membership dues are $40 per month for individual and $60 monthly for family/couples. [Photo by Priscilla Campbell]

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Greers Ferry coming soon

May 22, 2014 10:37am

More than 20 years of efforts could soon be seen in area faucets when water from Greers Ferry Lake flows through area faucets via the Lonoke White Water Project.

Ward mayor Art Brooke, who...

Sarah Walker and Brandon Murphy with students, O’Neal Whitehurst, Eli Dollinger, and Jackson Burch

Lonoke students do well in meet

May 22, 2014 10:26am

On April 19, four Taekwondo students from Lonoke traveled to Morrilton to test their skills in Martial Arts. The students observed a sparring and skills demonstration by black belts before showing...

Unofficial results of the Preferential Primary elections

Updated: May 22, 2014 11:04am

Some upsets were seen in the May 20 Preferential Primaries, with some office holders losing their posts to challengers. Some local races could be changed by 83 absentee ballots that are not...

Lonoke Schools menu May 19-23

May 15, 2014 9:07am

Primary school

Monday: Corn dogs, baked beans, steamed broccoli fruit, milk.

Tuesday: Ham and cheese sandwich, baked fries, lettuce and tomato, fruit, milk.

Wednesday: Pepperoni...

Board approves school HVAC plan

May 15, 2014 9:05am

The Lonoke School board met Monday night during a special board meeting to discuss the Primary School HVAC plan.

Clayton Vaden, of Lewis Architects Engineers presented a design plan for the...

Council prepares to start condemnation procedures on four properties

May 15, 2014 9:05am

The Lonoke City Council voted unanimously to begin condemnation procedures to add four new properties to the city’s condemnation list on Monday night during the city council meeting.

The...

Mark Eubanks, left, and Darron Berry of North Little Rock kiss after being pronounced married Monday at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock. (John Lyon photo)

AG seeks stay of marriage ruling; licenses issued to hundreds of same-sex couples

May 12, 2014 6:55pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state attorney general’s office on Monday requested a stay of a Pulaski County circuit judge’s ruling that struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, but meanwhile gay...

Blood Drive in honor of Elam is May 12

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Phyllis Elam has been a fixture in the Lonoke School District for the past 35 years. The community can recognize her service and help save lives in her name by giving blood at the American Red...

Lonoke High School cheerleaders Madison Peckat and Dani Hutchins perform at the Relay For Life on Friday night at the Gina Cox Center. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life nets more than $21,000

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The 2014 Lonoke Area Relay For Life raised more than $21,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The annual event was held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

A year ago, the...

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The week of May 5-9 is Teacher Appreciation Week. We are proud of the teaching staff at Lonoke. These ladies and gentleman work hard each day to enrich the lives of our youth and prepare them to...