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Community calendar

Jan 28, 2015 2:42pm

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

Sunday: The annual meeting of the Oak Grove Cemetery will be 2...

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Chamber members support a neighborhood watch

Jan 14, 2015 3:43pm

Robin Rountree presented the idea of starting a neighborhood watch in the city to Chamber members on Monday at the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce meeting.

“I’m sick and tired of what is going...

Board hears of grants received at Carlisle elementary

Jan 14, 2015 3:41pm

The Carlisle School Board heard of grant activity at the elementary school during its board meeting on Monday, Jan. 12.

Fifth grade teachers told the board of grants received for the...

Community calendar

Jan 14, 2015 3:42pm

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 closed in...

Local pastor releases music album

Jan 07, 2015 2:24pm

Carlisle resident and local pastor, Roy Matlock, has taken up country gospel singing. Matlock has just made public his first CD entitled “I’ll See You Soon”, dedicated in memory of his wife who...

Carlisle District Judge Joseph Svoboda swore in Carlisle city officials, with the exception of Alderman Chad Bennett on Tuesday night at the Civic Center. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

City engineer discusses projects with council

Jan 07, 2015 2:23pm

The Carlisle City Council met with city Water/Sewer Engineer, Jeremy Stone to discuss projects on Tuesday night following the swearing in of city officials. Alderman Chad Bennett was not present...

Community calendar

Jan 07, 2015 2:25pm

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

Monday: Crafts for elementary age students will be from 4-5 p....

Christmas lights illuminate the home of Darrel Cox, 1104 Lincoln in Lonoke. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Those blinking lights; Tis’ the season for Christmas yard decor

Dec 24, 2014 1:05pm

One tradition many families enjoy around the Christmas holiday is decorating their homes. Whether Christmas lights, nativity scenes, candles lit windows or the latest inflatable decorations, no...

Progressive club host 11th annual “Ornament Swap”

Dec 24, 2014 1:42pm

Lois Ann Bryant’s home was the setting for the Carlisle Progressive Club’s 11th annual “Ornament Swap” and Christmas coffee. The club met Dec.10 with 19 members present. Co-hostesses Carolyn...

Commission approves ban on firewood importation

Dec 23, 2014 3:05pm

During the monthly meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on Dec. 18, commissioners permanently adopted a ban on the importation of firewood into the state’s wildlife management areas....

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...