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James elected to school board

Sep 17, 2014 2:40pm

Unofficial results for the election in Lonoke School Board Director Zone 2, Pos. l gives the position to Karen S. James with about 87 votes, or 71 percent; Philip Cole drew 36 votes.

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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...

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...

Lonoke Schools menu May 12-15

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Primary School

Monday: Cheese pizza, mixed green salad, whole kernel corn, fruit, graham crackers, milk.

Tuesday: Corndogs, sweet potato cuts, great northern beans, fruit, milk.

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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...

Community service, parks at Chamber meeting

May 07, 2014 10:19pm

Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce members held their first meeting under new president Sonya McCall, with community service, voting and other subjects on the agenda. Promotions director Bill Ryker...

Heath Stocks, serving life-without-parole in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with some of the court records he and his wife, Kathie, have collected concerning his case. Stocks pleaded guilty in the January 1997 shootings of his family in their rural home near Furlow. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

On the wrong side of the ‘good ol’ boy’ system

May 07, 2014 10:02pm

One of two people central to one of Lonoke County’s most notorious cases echoed claims that Larry Cook, current candidate for Lonoke County Circuit Court Judge, allowed social and political...

President Barack Obama comments on the impact of the April 27 tornado during a visit to Vilonia on Wednesday. Looking on, from left, are Vilonia Mayor James Firestone, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock. (Chad Day/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Pool)

Obama views Arkansas tornado’s destruction

May 07, 2014 6:13pm

LITTLE ROCK — In his first trip to the state since taking office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday toured areas of central Arkansas devastated by last week’s EF4 tornado and said he is...

What’s going on in the Lonoke School District

May 01, 2014 12:12pm

Middle level Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) will be attending spring conference May 1st at UCA in Conway. Also, 8th graders will be job shadowing on Thursday May 8th for career...

Lonoke Schools menu May 5-9

May 01, 2014 12:11pm

Primary school

Monday: Crispito, nacho cheese sauce, refried beans, tortilla chips, fruit, milk.

Tuesday: Spaghetti with mean sauce, green salad, ranch dressing, green beans, fruit,...