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Primary school students and employees of the month were recognized on Monday during the Lonoke School board meeting. Pictured back row, from left is Gale Debord, Cynthia Miller and Rebecca Reed. Front row is Graci Inman and Jake Hale. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Board refinances 2009 construction bonds

Oct 22, 2014 5:06pm

The Lonoke School board unanimously voted to refund the Nov. 1, 2009 construction bonds on Monday night during the school board meeting.

Jack Trumper with Stephens Inc. presented refinancing...

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Morgan Murphy is pictured with owner Danielle Lynch.

TV personality visits Cotham’s

Jun 24, 2014 11:56am

When Morgan Murphy heard about the fried green tomatoes at Cotham’s Mercantile, he knew he had to visit.

“I am constantly searching the South for the most inventive and creative fare—and hot...


Guilty plea in killing of county woman

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

Nearly a year after Rebecca Lauer’s family reported her missing, a guilty plea has been made after an investigation that was able to produce only fragments of what may be her remains.


Cole Plafcan, VP Lending and Branch Manager, AgHeritage Farm Credit Services, right, presents Savannah Holman with a Certificate of Recognition.

Holman receives AgHeritage Farm Credit Services scholarship

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

One of this year’s nine AgHeritage Farm Credit Services scholarships has been awarded to Savannah M. Holman of Lonoke – the award is a $500 Customer Scholarship, a press release announced.


David Moore, Executive Vice President, Farm Bureau Insurance Companies; Barbara Chivers, Office Manager, Lonoke County Farm Bureau; Randy Veach, President, Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation

Farm Bureau holds meeting

Jun 19, 2014 4:19pm

Arkansas Farm Bureau recently held meetings and workshops for Member Service Representatives from the 75 counties in Arkansas. The two day meeting, held in May, emphasized the value of service. An...

Ed Galucki photo

Storm winds

Jun 12, 2014 3:23pm

Central Lonoke County escaped major damage Friday when storms brought near-hurricane-force winds, downing trees, branches and power lines. Information from the National Weather Service noted that...

Members of the Arkansas Economice Development Commission toured the Lonoke Remington Arms plant. The Commssion was at Lonoke as part of their touring meeting program, where the conducted business at the Lonoke Depot. Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce executive director John Garner told of the visit and other business openings at the Chamber meeting held Thursday. Photo Ed Galucki

Business openings, commission visit at Chamber meeting

Jun 12, 2014 3:29pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce members heard of an array of businesses preparing to open and outreach to the community at the June 5 meeting held at the Lonoke Depot.

Sonya McCall conducted...

Chess tourney winners

Jun 12, 2014 3:23pm

Lonoke participated in the Beebe Co-Op chess tournament in April. Fourth-grader Spencer Pepper won first place; fourth-grader Nate Hazeslip was second.

Lonoke School District retirees honored Monday night include, front row from left, Mary Johnson, Linda Tanner, Susan Lilly; back row, Charles Miller and DeEster Vaule. Not pictured are Gay Campbell, Maribeth Alexander and Peggy Williams. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Retirees honored by school board

Jun 05, 2014 12:21pm

The Lonoke School Board honored eight retirees during a special board meeting Monday night.

Those retiring include primary school teachers Mary Johnson, Susan Lilly and Gay Campbell, primary...

Honored at Governor’s Mansion

Jun 05, 2014 12:16pm

Lonoke High School valedictorian Erica Brewer was among the graduating seniors who were honored during the Honor’s Day reception at the Governor’s Mansion on May 3. She is pictured with family...

Project Fair participants

Jun 05, 2014 11:57am

Lonoke fifth and fourth grade gifted and talented students participated in Project Fair at Harding University on April 19. The jackrabbits shared current classroom learning projects with students...