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Adam, Jackson and Adaley Ellis learn takes a ride on a combine and while learning about where rice comes from on Saturday, through a rice production program offered by Carlisle high school student Nicholas Schafer. (Submitted photo)

Local student presents educational rice production program| Do You Know Where Your Rice Comes From?

Updated: Oct 02, 2014 9:26am

Local student promotes rice production education in honor of national rice month.

The USA Rice Federation has declared September as the National Rice Month. In honor of national rice month,...

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Book Review - ‘Splash, Anna Hibiscus!’

Mar 24, 2014 8:15pm

“Look, Mom!”

You probably say that ten times a day. You want to show her something, ask a question, or just get Mom to see what you’re doing. Sometimes, it’s hard to get her attention, but...

Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, March 22

Mar 21, 2014 9:46pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, March 22.

Best Bet: Race 5 Dreaminofthewin 34-12-10-3

Best Longshot: Race 6 Pocket Medal 36-2-2-5


Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Rowlf and Scooter star in “Muppets Most Wanted.” (Photo by Jay Maidment)

Movie Review - Muppets Most Wanted

Updated: Mar 21, 2014 9:40pm

Apparently, every ounce of innocent, sweet-natured joy that made 2011’s “The Muppets” such a whimsical burst of nostalgia can be traced back to one person.

Jason Segel, who co-wrote and...

Instruments used for the roll exercise for the IT Band muscle is at Mountain’s Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Proper technique safest way to roll

Mar 18, 2014 6:00am

Continued education is invaluable.

The more you know, the better you can perform your job. Legal and medical professionals often are required to take continuing education courses to stay up-...

Book Review - ‘Kitty Genovese’

Mar 17, 2014 10:38pm

You always hold doors open.

That’s because your mama taught you to help others: you hold doors for stragglers, lend your ear, dispense advice, volunteer, donate and keep an eye on your...

Aaron Paul stars as Tobey Marshall in ‘Need for Speed,’ which chronicles a near-impossible cross-country race against time. (Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon)

Movie Review - ‘Need for Speed’

Mar 13, 2014 8:21pm

Since it’s based on the long-running series of video games, the makers of “Need for Speed” were stuck with the title. Yet speed is the one thing the movie doesn’t lack.

There’s a definite...

Miss Carlisle Pageant is April 5

Mar 13, 2014 10:45am

The annual Miss Carlisle Pageant, sponsored by the Carlisle Heritage League, will be held at 5 p.m. this Saturday, April 5, at the Carlisle Elementary School.

All the girls in the pageant...

Progressive club makes donation to public library

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

The Carlisle Progressive Club met Feb. 12 in the home of Sharolyn Sumner. Ann Lenderman served as co-hostess. Vice-President Kathleen Faucett presided over the business meeting.

The club...

Carlisle HIPPY students participate in cooking activities during the February group meeting. Pictured from left is Baylor Hauk, Summer Parks, Lily Bennett, home-based educator Dorothy Woodall, Gracen Ingle, Brody Martin, Sawyer Stephenson and Luke Caviness. Pictured far back right is Jessalynn Arkless. (submitted photo)

HIPPY students learn through cooking

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

The Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program held their February group Meeting on Feb. 17 in the old band room at the elementary school.

Topic of the...

Altruistic Club elects officers for club year

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

The Carlisle Altruistic Club met on March 5 at the Carlisle Senior Citizen Center. Club president Carolyn Martin presided over the meeting attended by 16 members.

Mary Smith was hostess and...