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Chamber to push “Shop Carlisle First” campaign

Apr 15, 2015 2:40pm

The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce discussed options to start a “Shop Carlisle First” campaign on Monday during the Chamber meeting.

Scott Hitchings, manager of Mayflower Foods proposed the...

Children scramble for prize eggs on Saturday at the Carlisle city park. The Easter egg hunt was sponsored by the Carlisle United Methodist Church. (Photos by Allison Goodman)

Scrambling for eggs

Apr 08, 2015 9:43am

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Fifth grade students at Carlisle Elementary School recently hosted a raffle for a Google Chromebook as a fundraiser for their annual Ocean Camp Trip to Biloxi, MS. Students raised over $2000 to put toward the class trip. Several students are still in need of help paying their tuition. If you would like to donate money to help supply a partial or full scholarship, please drop money off at the Carlisle Elementary School office. The cost for a student to attend camp is $400. Pictured from left to right: Hollie Bonner presenting the lucky winner, Linda Sanders, her new Chromebook. (submitted photo)

Sanders wins Chromebook from school raffle

Mar 18, 2015 5:00pm

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Miss Carlisle Pageant set for April 18

Mar 18, 2015 4:43pm

The annual Miss Carlisle Pageant, sponsored by the Carlisle Heritage League, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Carlisle Elementary School cafeteria.

All the girls in the...

Chamber hears of upcoming grills and gowns event

Mar 11, 2015 1:01pm

Lonoke County Council on Aging director Sharon Anderson spoke to the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce on Monday about its upcoming fundraiser.

According to Anderson, the Grills and Gowns contest...

Board hires assistant principal

Mar 11, 2015 12:50pm

The Carlisle School Board approved to hire Jason Stewart as assistant principal for kindergarten through 12th grade, at their meeting on Monday.

Stewart is currently the Hazen Elementary...

Carlisle High School principal and athletic director Brad Horn, left, and Carlisle superintendent Jason Clark, center, accept a check for $2,253.34 for the Carlisle High School athletic fund from Lions Club president Susan Cunningham at the Carlisle Lions Club pancake supper on March 2. (submitted photo)

Lions stack’em up for charity

Mar 11, 2015 11:08am

Patrons fill their bellies while unloading their wallets at the Carlisle Lions annual pancake supper and auction on Monday, March 2 in the Carlisle Elementary Cafeteria.

An estimated 300...

Cancer survivors Wanda Cook, Don Cook and Jada Huff.

Colors of cancer, my story

Mar 10, 2015 2:25pm

This is the first in a series of survivor stories as the Relay For Life for Lonoke County and surrounding areas will be held April 24 at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

The word cancer is no...

Arbor Day Foundation names Carlisle Tree City USA

Mar 05, 2015 4:39pm

Carlisle was recently named a 2014 tree city USA by the Arbor Day foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Carlisle achieved Tree City USA recognition by...

Progressive club holds February meeting

Mar 05, 2015 4:39pm

The Carlisle Progressive Club met Feb. 11 in the home of Lucy Nannie. Phyllis Hillman served as co-hostess. President Kathleen Faucett presided over the business meeting. Secretary Ann Davis read...

Fifth and sixth grade students at Carlisle Elementary School were amazed by the 3-D printer presentation provided through the Carlisle Public Library. Lynnette Ward, public librarian, coordinated the event. Meagan Ashcraft, the presenter, taught students about the history and mechanics of the 3-D printer, passed around previously printed items, and for the grand finale, allowed students to observe the printer in action. Students were captivated by the 3-D printer in action. Pictured, left to right is Mrs. Aukes (teacher), Kiya Miller, Hollie Bonner, Berry Franklin, and Joey Rios. (Submitted photo)

Technology at its best

Mar 05, 2015 4:36pm

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Council heres of city job openings

Mar 05, 2015 4:35pm

The council hears of job openings during the Feb. 18 city council meeting. The meeting was rescheduled from its original date of Feb. 16, due to inclement weather.

According to Public works...