Lonoke County Newswire

Lonoke County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lonoke County, AR.

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  1. J. Fletcher stands out among all FletchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | NWAonline

    ... to go to war in France in 1917. He was born in 1895; his middle initial was P; his father was a sheriff in Lonoke County for a few years and named Thomas. John P. wrote an interesting letter to Thomas that the Gazette published on its front page 100 ...

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  2. Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar ArrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... $10,000- to $18,000-a-month electricity bill for the 11 meters it has at facilities in Stuttgart and Carlisle (Lonoke County). The project is in its final design phase, North said, and final cost estimates are not yet available. One late decision ...

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  3. Lott Johnson Plaintiff - Appellant v. IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | FindLaw

    Lott Johnson Plaintiff - Appellant v. Sonny Perdue,1 Secretary, Department of Agriculture; Mark Petty; Linda Newkirk; James Culpepper, III; Hendra Woodfork; Chana Thompson; John and Jane Does Defendants - Appellees Lott Johnson is an African American farmer who operates and manages 79 acres of farmland in Lonoke County, Arkansas.

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  4. U.S. 67/167 lanes to close overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | NWAonline

    Continuing work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require more overnight lane closings this week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews working within the U.S. 67/167 median between Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville and Arkansas 5 in Cabot will require closing northbound and southbound lanes for parts of four days beginning today, weather permitting.

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  5. Rex Nelson: The gathering placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Canada continued until about a dozen years ago. Canada's father was, after all, a fur buyer from England in Lonoke County. The Meador brothers even sold hunting dogs. Rock Meador told the Clarion : "We sold one hound three times. When we had to take ...

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  6. Lanes to close on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski, Lonoke countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | NWAonline

    Continuing work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require another round of overnight lane closures beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. At the same time, work on the highway's frontage roads, T.P. White and John Harden drives, in the same location also will require intermittent lane closures.

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  7. U.S. 67/167 work to shut some lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | NWAonline

    Construction work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require overnight lane closures Sunday through June 24, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews will work within the U.S. 67/167 median between Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville and Arkansas 5 in Cabot.

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  8. On-the-job training not working state audit of small town indicatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas News Bureau dug up an item on a legislative audit this week that shows how hard it is to teach old dogs new tricks. The issue was an audit of the t own of Coy in Lonoke County , population 98. An audit found multiple problems in accounting - lack of annual financial statements, records of disbursements, bank reconciliations and receipts for money received as well as a failure to transfer highway money to the street fund.

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  9. Great ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    It was one of those television news items that give you a jolt early in the morning as you sip that first cup of coffee. It wasn't news of the death of an individual, but it was like losing an old friend.

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  10. Work to affect travelers on U.S. 67/167 corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    Continuing work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require another round of overnight lane closures beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. At the same time, work on the highway's frontage roads, T.P. White and John Harden drives, in the same location also will require intermittent lane closures.

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  11. Deleted Texts Bring Sanctions in Turner Grain CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    A Lonoke County Circuit judge recently sanctioned K.B.X. Inc. of Benton, which is being sued by farmers who allegedly lost millions dealing with Turner Grain Inc., finding that K.B.X. intentionally deleted employees' text messages.

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  12. Origin of fire at burger joint still unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    A spokesman for the Pulaski County sheriff's office said nothing has been ruled out as part of the ongoing investigation into a fire that destroyed Scott landmark Cotham's Mercantile earlier this week. "We are investigating it, trying to determine the source and origin of the fire," Lt.

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  13. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... by Capitol Avenue, Center, and Fourth Streets and the alley between Main and Louisiana Streets. LONOKE -- A Lonoke County judge on Tuesday asked court spectators "where were the tears" for a 14-year-old murder victim just before sentencing her three ...

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  14. Lanes to close on U.S. 67/167Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    Continuing work on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require another round of overnight lane closures beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. At the same time, work on the highway's frontage roads, T.P. White and John Harden drives, in the same location also will require intermittent lane closures.

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  15. Origin of fire at Cotham's still unclear; 'suspicious'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    A spokesman for the Pulaski County sheriff's office said nothing has been ruled out as part of the ongoing investigation into a fire that destroyed Scott landmark Cotham's Mercantile earlier this week. "We are investigating it, trying to determine the source and origin of the fire," Lt.

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  16. Filer of LR suit convicted, facing deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | NWAonline

    A German citizen suing Little Rock over its encryption of police radios faces deportation after he was convicted this month of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and impersonating a law enforcement officer in Lonoke County, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official said Thursday. Federal agents arrested Sebastian Westerhold, 28, after he was convicted of fourth-degree sexual assault and second-degree criminal impersonation in Lonoke County Circuit Court.

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  17. Beebe woman killed in Central Arkansas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LONOKE COUNTY, AR - A crash in Central Arkansas killed a Region 8 woman and injured an Arkansas man. An Arkansas State Police crash report states Christopher Kennamer, 33, of Cabot, was driving north on Highway 319 in Lonoke County at around 10:21 a.m. on Monday.

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  18. In grain lawsuit, trial put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    LONOKE -- A circuit judge in Lonoke County on Thursday granted a delay in the trial of a lawsuit filed by rice farmers in the wake of the collapse nearly three years ago of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc.

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  19. Accused in grain suit now 7 fewerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | NWAonline

    Pretrial motions will continue today in Lonoke County Circuit Court, minus one person and six entities that were defendants in the original lawsuit filed by rice farmers who were owed money in the August 2014 collapse of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. Circuit Judge Sandy Huckabee late Tuesday afternoon dismissed Neauman Coleman as a defendant in the lawsuit, which is scheduled for 18 days of trial. Any motions not dealt with today will be heard Monday.

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  20. More newspaper closures in Central ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Gatehouse Media has announced the effective end of five newspapers in Central Arkansas. An article on the newspaper's Arkansas News website says seven existing weekly newspapers will combine to form two weekly newspapers - one for Pulaski County and one for Lonoke County - effective May 10. In Lonoke County, the Cabot Star-Herald, Lonoke Democrat and The Carlisle Independent will combine into the Lonoke County Democrat and will be distributed on Wednesdays.

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