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Council in trial stage of online water bill payments

Jun 22, 2016 3:02pm

At its Monday night meeting, the Carlisle City Council discussed a new water bill payment option and violations by Riviana Foods of city ordinances.

City Clerk/treasurer Angela James said...

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Jun 22, 2016 1:35pm

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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing is one of the tests at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Fish Health Health Inspection Laboratory, to determine through DNA if particular virus strains are present in fish. UAPB officials on Tuesday gave a tour of the laboratory marking the approval of the federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to certify live fish for shipment. Photo Ed Galucki

UAPB laboratory at Lonoke gets federal certification

Mar 29, 2016 3:11pm

On Tuesday morning, legislators and community leaders were given a “fisheye view” of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Fish Health Health Inspection Laboratory, recently certified by the...

Search is on for 2016 Miss Lonoke County Rice

Mar 29, 2016 1:38pm

The Miss Lonoke County Rice competition will be 6 p.m., April 12, at the Lonoke County Cooperative Extension Service, 2001 U.S. Highway 70 east, Lonoke.

Participants must reside in Lonoke...

Woodlawn news

Mar 29, 2016 1:29pm

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m. for their weekly community events in a newly remodeled Center, a great place for family reunions and...

Runoff settles coroner’s race

Mar 23, 2016 2:31pm

Lonoke County voters in Tuesday’s Republican Preferential Primary runoff cleared the dilemma of a two-name ballot with only one eligible candidate.

In uncertified results, Karla Horton...

Sunday marked the first official day of spring. Flowers are in bloom and Easter is just around the corner. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Spring is here

Mar 23, 2016 2:32pm

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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 cgoodman@arkansasnews.com 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...