Lonoke County Newswire (Page 2)

Lonoke County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lonoke County, AR. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 51 in Lonoke County, AR

  1. Lanes to close by U.S. 67/167Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | NWAonline

    Construction on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require overnight lane closures for six days beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. At the same time, work on the highway's frontage road, T.P. White Drive, in the same location also will require intermittent lane closures.


  2. Show evidence, grain-firm suers toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    LONOKE -- Lawyers for Lonoke County rice farmers seeking a recovery of their losses related to the failure of a grain company in Brinkley must provide more information regarding their claims, a judge ruled Thursday.


  3. Sex: A cottage industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2010 | Arkansas Times

    On May 12, the Lonoke County sheriff's office arrested two women and one man, all charged with prostitution or the solicitation thereof, in the sleepy, prosperous Greystone neighborhood of Cabot. The bust grabbed quick headlines.


  4. Lane closings set for south of CabotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    Construction on U.S. 67/167 in Pulaski and Lonoke counties will require lane closures all next week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.


  5. Dow AgroSciences: Flexibility Key When Planning Effective Herbicide Treatment Programs In RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    ... herbicide is an effective option for resistant biotypes, Ellis says. Jason Fortner, a co-op crop consultant in Lonoke County, Arkansas, says herbicide resistance has caused more and more of his growers to re-evaluate their weed management plans. ...


  6. Grief, Pain and the Fall of Turner GrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... before that," Coleman said during a deposition taken last month. He was questioned as part of lawsuit filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court by farmers who said they lost millions of dollars dealing with Turner Grain. His father's death in late 2013 ...


  7. Cabot museum's exhibit remembers area WWI veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Powers in April 1917. Created by director Mike Polston and Cabot High School students in conjunction with Lonoke County Museum in Lonoke, the displays focus on local men who went to fight in France. The quilt, as a posting explains, is embroidered ...


  8. More Guilty Pleas Made in Richard Johns Pill Mill CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... prescriptions written for patients that Johns might never have met. Their arrangement, which centered on Lonoke County, lasted from June 2014 until May 2015. Aron Cochran of Searcy, the middleman in the White County operation that began in 2011 or ...


  9. One Bad Doctor: Richard Johns Pill Mill Scheme Leads to Death of One, Ensnares DozensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Chuck Graham, Lonoke County prosecutor, originally prosecuted Dr. Richard Johns who is pleading guilty in Federal Court to operating a painkiller pill mill.


  10. Former Shannon Hills Police chief dies in fireRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Benton Courier

    ... Maximum Security Unit near Pine Bluff. When Hale turned 21, he was hired by the England Police Department in Lonoke County as a patrol officer. He had worked for various other agencies include the Bald Knob Police Department, the White County ...


  11. Escaped inmate arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    Courtney Zyronne Johnson, 20, initially had been held at the Lonoke County jail on charges of aggravated robbery, possession of a firearm by certain persons and theft of property, according to a Benton Police Department release. Because of a court order, Johnson was transferred to a mental-health facility in Benton, where he reportedly jumped a fence around 6:40 p.m. Feb. 5 with the help from another patient, police said.


  12. Opioid Rx sold, internist admitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    Richard Duane Johns, a Little Rock physician accused of selling fraudulent oxycodone prescriptions for $500 apiece, was taken into federal custody Thursday after he admitted illegally distributing the addictive opiates and then hugged his family goodbye. The 51-year-old internist whose medical license has been suspended since June 2015 after his arrest in Lonoke County, was facing a March 27 jury trial on seven federal charges.


  13. Doctor pleads in oxycodone caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... to the release: The conspiracy primarily operated in Lonoke, White, and Pulaski counties. On May 18, 2015, the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office took Dr. Johns into custody charging him with 187 counts of violating the Arkansas controlled substances ...


  14. Richard Johns To Change Plea in Pill Mill CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... of operating a "pill mill" of fraudulent painkiller prescriptions since May 2015. He pleaded not guilty in Lonoke County Circuit Court and then in U.S. District Court in Little Rock when federal prosecutors took over the case four months later. But ...


  15. Lonoke County 'Pill Mill' Case Set for MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... be standing by then is anyone's guess. In the beginning - in September 2015, when a case originally filed in Lonoke County was taken over by the U.S. attorney's office - Johns was charged in a conspiracy with 18 others. One defendant was dismissed ...


  16. Dear cynic: State raised speed limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | NWAonline

    Dear Mahatma: The posted speed limit on U.S. 165 in Allport, in Lonoke County, was 45 mph. Now those signs are gone.


  17. Census of central Arkansas homeless set for tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... of Jacksonville, City of Little Rock, Little Rock Community Mental Health Center, Little Rock School District, Lonoke County Safe Haven, City of North Little Rock, Our House, Saline County Sherriff's Office, Salvation Army, and The Van. Check out ...


  18. Arkansas pastor, probation officer faces solicitation chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | NWAonline

    The Lonoke County sheriff's office said in a statement that it began an investigation after receiving complaints of possible unethical actions involving Mark Brooke. Brooke, a Ward probation officer and pastor of Cornerstone Assembly in Ward, made "lewd and inappropriate comments" while talking with an undercover detective posing as a probationer, authorities said.


  19. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    Eight crews, accompanied by Little Rock business men, will tour Pulaski county. Other crews will tour Lonoke and Lawrence counties.


  20. In 3 cities in county, chiefs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    Mayors in Lonoke and Austin recently fired their police chiefs, and the police chief of England will retire Saturday, marking the third chief in the past two months to leave his position in Lonoke County towns. Neither Mayor Wayne McGee nor City Attorney Ginger Stuart returned telephone messages Wednesday to answer question about Mulligan's firing.