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Mayor of Carlisle, Ray Glover accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge on Monday, in memory of Carlisle native and retired industrial arts teacher from the Carlisle school district, Larry Buffalo, who lost his battle on Jan. 21, 2011, in memory of former Carlisle High School teacher Jane Woodruff, who lost her battle on May 18, 2008 and in honor of Kenneth Greenlee of Carlisle who is currently battling ALS. Assisting the challenge is Ronnie Ashmore. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Ice bucket challenge soaking the nation

Aug 28, 2014 8:56pm

Over the past month, ice water has been flowing on viral videos all over the Internet. The cause is the latest fundraiser idea, the ALS ice bucket challenge.

According to the Arkansas ALS...

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Aug 27, 2014 12:09pm

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Ribbon cutting

Jul 03, 2014 9:39am

The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Envy Apparel & Gifts on Saturday, May 31. Owners Allison Parker and Janan Sickel greeted attendees and refreshments were served. Envy...

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Bowlan receives MFA award

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Cody Bowlan, a graduating senior at Carlisle High School, has won a $2,000 MFA Foundation Scholarship, which was awarded at the school’s award assembly.

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Opens new Waffle House

Jun 25, 2014 4:03pm

The Tuesday opening of the Lonoke Waffle House was under the care of manager Jon Cook of Carlisle, who applied for the position in February. Although the opening was done without fanfare or...

Carlisle Day is next week

Jun 25, 2014 2:17pm

Food, games, crafts and entertainment for Carlisle Day will be July 4 and 5.

Dinner on July 4 will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Carlisle Civic Center, catered by King Kat; $14 for age 12 and...

New Bison football coach Jack Keith gives instructions to one of his players during spring practice two weeks ago. (File Photo)

Keith promoted to head coach of Bison

Jun 19, 2014 4:20pm

Carlisle defensive coordinator Jack Keith, who came to Carlisle after a three-year stint at Warren, was hired as the new Bison head coach. Keith’s hiring came during a special meeting of the...

An ‘Amazing’ time at the Library

Jun 19, 2014 4:15pm

Karen Fitzpatrick from Museum of Discovery held an awesome “Amazing Science” program Tuesday, June 17 at the Carlisle Public Library. The 55 in attendance enjoyed experiments with dry ice. Fizz...

Carlisle School Board hires new band director

Jun 12, 2014 3:21pm

The Carlisle School Board approved four new hires, including a band director, doing their board meeting on Monday.

They also approved the resignations of head football coach Brandon Barbaree...

Storms double-strike corn crop

Jun 12, 2014 3:29pm

Storms, rain and high winds that rolled through Arkansas last week struck at the state’s corn crop two ways, Jason Kelley, Cooperative Extension Service wheat and feed grains agronomist, said in a...

Bison football coach leaves; takes job as principal in Pangburn

Jun 05, 2014 12:10pm

After one season as head coach, which included 12 wins and a semifinals appearance, Carlisle Bison football coach Brandon Barbaree resigned last week to become an administrator at Pangburn Middle...

Carlisle Pre-K holds graduation

Jun 05, 2014 12:02pm

The Carlisle Pre-Kindergarten program held its 2014 graduation ceremony Tuesday inside the old high school library.

Teachers and aides are Lindsey Thaxton, Tammy Perkins, Mona Shaffer,...