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Water Main Update 2:15 PM


Update 2:15pm  Water is being restored.  There will be lower pressure through out the day as we flush hydrants and perform testing.  Austin Water apologizes for the inconvenience and disruption to...

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Reminder garbage is on schedule this week.


Garbage is on schedule this week.

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USDA Lonoke County Commodities Update


Instead of our usual 9 sites for our TEFAP commodity distribution, we will only have 2 sites, due to Covid-19. One will be at the Lonoke County Fairgrounds and the other at the Ward Chamber....

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Garbage/Sanitation COVID-19


The driver will not be getting out of his truck to pick up items that do not fit inside the can.  Waste Connections has deemed it unsafe and hazardous to their employees.  Yard waste that is...

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ADH real-time COVID-19 status


The Arkansas Department of Health is providing real-time information on the status of COVID-19 at These stats include...

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UA for Medical Sciences online screening for COVID-19


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is providing free, online screening for COVID-19 through the UAMS Health Now. UAMS Health Now is a 24-hour digital connection to health care...

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Need Help with City Services Schedule?


Confused which day is YOUR trash pickup day?  Does the City offer Recycling? When can I water my yard in the warmer months?  All these answers and so much more can be found on our new website....

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