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District awaits state approval for new online courses

Jul 29, 2015 4:44pm

The Lonoke School Board proactively approved a new homeschooling-REMIX policy on Monday night during its board meeting. The new district homeschool-REMIX program is waiting approval from the...

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Council voices concern on afternoon school bus route

Apr 15, 2015 2:39pm

The Lonoke City Council discussed school bus and safety issues at the high school on Monday night during the council meeting.

Alderman Coy Butler expressed his concern for students as well...

Lonoke at the crossroads; 46th Chamber of Commerce banquet

Apr 15, 2015 2:35pm

Far-reaching decisions and choices were the theme of the 46th annual Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Banquet held Friday at the Gina Cox Center. Banquet goers saw the Chamber...

Topic of the week: “Battle of the Bands” Contest and the “Legends of Lonoke” Concert

Apr 15, 2015 2:42pm

The Battle of the Bands and the Legends of Lonoke Concert is scheduled for MAY 2, 2015, in the Gina Cox Center. The Battle of the Bands will begin at 6 p.m. with the Legends Concert to follow. The...

Community calendar

Apr 15, 2015 2:33pm

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

Saturday: The annual Miss Carlisle Pageant, which is sponsored...

Parker and Lori Cole

A Caregiver’s Story

Apr 14, 2015 6:08pm

My name is Parker Cole. Over the past 15 years I have been a caregiver for my mom, Lori Cole, and my late uncle, Rodney Lyons. Searching for the definition of caregiver can be hard because it’s...

Woodlawn news

Apr 14, 2015 9:00am

On Thursday, April 9, the Woodlawn Community Center open their door at 10:30 a.m.

There were 25 attendees present. A brief business meeting was held for the election of officers. Cecelia...

Elijah Seigrist

Lonoke’s Seigrist get appointment to U.S. Military Academy

Apr 08, 2015 10:50am

U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) announced the appointment this week of Lonoke High School’s Elijah Seigrist to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.

Seigrist, 17, is the son of...

Easter bunny at Lonoke

Apr 08, 2015 9:41am

The Easter Bunny was a special visitor Saturday at Lonoke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and supervised the Easter Egg hunt with children searching out hundreds of treat-filled eggs. Seven-...

Open Arms Shelter staff member Matty Cooksey, right, was recogized during the third annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Banquet, held at Cabot Freshman Academy, for her 20 years of service. “We thank you; we appreciate you; we honor you,” executive director Nancy Hamlin said.

Open Arms Shelter: a work of the heart

Apr 08, 2015 9:40am

Supporters and friends of Open Arms Shelter at Lonoke filled the cafeteria at Cabot Freshman Academy for the third annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Banquet. The Banquet was held April 2...

Community gardening coming to Lonoke

Apr 08, 2015 9:23am

Urban farming, or at least gardening, will be coming to the community with a program, sponsored by the Lions Club of Lonoke, at the Marjorie Walker McCrary Memorial Library. Members of the Lonoke...