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LONOKE TRACK: Meadows soars in triple jump

May 20, 2015 2:05pm

Lonoke’s Justin Meadows, a rising Senior indeed, finished second in the triple jump Saturday in the Meet of Champs at Russellville.

Meadows, who set a Class 4A state record of 46 feet, 6.5...

LONOKE BASEBALL: Defending champs beat Rabbits

May 20, 2015 2:05pm

The luck of the draw wasn’t on Lonoke’s side as Darrick Lowery’s Jackrabbits returned to the Class 4A State Baseball Tournament last week for the first time since 2012.

Lonoke, co-conference...

Graycen Perkins

FBLA represents at state

May 20, 2015 4:05pm

On April 13 and 14, twenty-three Lonoke High School students represented Lonoke at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Little Rock.

Students who went to...

Community calendar

May 20, 2015 4:05pm

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

Monday: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed.


Richard Johns

Little Rock doctor accused of writing 187 fraudulent prescriptions

May 19, 2015 8:05am

A Little Rock doctor accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions faces 187 felony counts of fraudulent practices, Lonoke County authorities said Monday.

Dr. Richard Johns was arrested Monday...


Lonoke Chief of Police terminated

May 13, 2015 4:05pm

Lonoke Chief of Police Michael Wilson was terminated Tuesday after the Lonoke City Council had a unanimous no confidence vote during Monday night’s council meeting.

The 8-0 no confidence...

Mayor intervenes in heated discussion

May 13, 2015 4:05pm

The sounds of gavel strikes echoed throughout the courtroom of city hall on Monday night as Lonoke Mayor Wayne McGee demanded order during the City Council meeting.

Tempers flared, igniting...

Special Olympics Torch coming through Lonoke

May 13, 2015 4:05pm

Perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be an Olympic Torch runner will be coming to Lonoke in June, Chamber of Commerce members learned at the meeting held May 7 at Lonoke Depot.


LONOKE BASEBALL: Rabbits already in quarterfinals

May 13, 2015 3:05pm

Lonoke’s Jackrabbits will return Friday to the Class 4A State Baseball Tournament for the first time since their runner-up finish in 2012.

Darrick Lowery’s Jackrabbits (17-3) beat Brookland...