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Carlisle mayor Ray Glover, left, presented the award for city employee of the year to Ronnie Ashmore on Tuesday night at the city Christmas party. (Photo by Trudy Drye)

City employee raises for 2015 cause heated debate

Dec 17, 2014 2:14pm

Opinions flew and tempers ignited after the 2015 budget fails to pass during the Carlisle city council meeting on Tuesday night.

One concern alderwoman Anne Anderson voiced over the proposed...

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District employees to receive $550 bonus

Dec 10, 2014 3:52pm

The Carlisle School Board approved to give all certified employees a one time $550 bonus this month during their board meeting on Monday, Dec. 8.

The board also approved both classified and...

Hillman continues as Arkansas Farm Bureau leader

Dec 10, 2014 3:49pm

Rich Hillman will continue as vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election on Friday, Dec. 5. Delegates also re-elected five board members and two new board...

Community calendar

Updated: Dec 17, 2014 2:11pm

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

Today: The Carlisle Public library will be accepting Santa...

Carlisle Heritage League members Tiffany Ingle and Barbara Phillips place angels on the community Angel Tree on Nov. 25 at Medsker’s Pharmacy. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

‘Tis the season for giving| Community angel trees

Dec 03, 2014 11:59am

Not every tree in your community is a Christmas tree, some are Angel Trees with names of needy children instead of ornaments, hanging from their branches. The Carlisle Heritage League, Carlisle...

Carlisle Christmas downtown rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 8

Updated: Dec 03, 2014 12:08pm

Due to the weather on Dec. 1, the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled the annual Downtown Christmas this Monday, Dec. 8.

Festivities will kick off with the Chamber of Commerce...

The Carlisle Lions club celebrated its 60 year anniversary on Friday, Nov. 21 at the Carlisle Civic Center. (submitted photo)

Carlisle Lion’s Club celebrates 60 years

Nov 26, 2014 8:18am

The Carlisle Lions Club celebrated it’s 60th anniversary on Nov. 21, kicking-off of the 2014 Arkansas Lions District 7-N Convention at the Carlisle Civic Center.

The evening celebration...

GFWC members from District IV in Arkansas who attended the three-day meeting included Sandi Tarter, president of the Carlisle Altruistic Club; Judy Foot, junior past president of GFWC-AR; Mary Frances Perkins, Carlisle Altruistic Club Scrapbook chairman; and Chris Weems, Hazen Elsie McCain Club president. (submitted photo)

Local GFWC members participate in South Central Regional meeting

Nov 26, 2014 8:16am

More than 100 members of the General Federation of Women’s Club met in Rogers, Arkansas for the annual meeting of the South Central Regional Conference on Oct. 3-5 at the Embassy Suits Hotel. The...

Multi-Skills Technology class offered at Lonoke

Nov 26, 2014 8:20am

Arkansas State University-Searcy, a technical campus of ASU-Beebe, has partnered with Lonoke School District and Remington Arms Company, LLC to offer Multi-Skills Technology classes at the Carver...

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Carlisle teacher receives national board status

Nov 26, 2014 8:17am

Dholy Loor, Carlisle High School’s Spanish and Journalism teacher, has passed her National Board Certification. She succeeded in this endeavor by doing advanced work in her field. This work...

Council discusses replacing waste water filters

Nov 19, 2014 3:59pm

The Carlisle City Council discussed replacing rock filters at the city waste water treatment plant during the council meeting on Tuesday night at the Civic Center.

Public works...

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