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Reason No. 6 for a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 17, 2014 2:57pm

Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use – all that needs be done is for...

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Home sales flat in Lonoke County in January

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in January increased by 8.7 percent compared to a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Lonoke County stayed flat, the Arkansas...

Lonoke County crime victims receive reparations

Mar 17, 2014 6:19pm

Lonoke County crime victims received $4,381.01 in reparations from the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board in January, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

In a news release,...

Teacher struck by vehicle on Carlisle High School campus

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

A Carlisle High School teacher was struck by vehicle on Monday morning while crossing the street to school.

According to Carlisle Police Department Sgt. Todd Turner, a call came in around 7:...

Elementary art teacher Monica Caviness paints the face of first grade student first grade students Lexi Easton during family fun night at Carlisle Elementary School on March 6. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Elementary school holds family fun night

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

The Carlisle Elementary school family fun night fundraiser drew a large crowd of parents and students to the school on March 6. Students enjoyed face painting and played educational games to win...

Chamber hamburger supper Saturday, March 15

Mar 13, 2014 7:01am

Carlisle Chamber of Commerce members made final plans for the upcoming hamburger/hot dog dinner and bingo fundraiser during the noon Chamber meeting on Monday.

The dinner will be from 5-7 p....

School board approves 2014-15 calendar

Mar 13, 2014 6:01am

The Carlisle School Board approved the 2014-15 school year calendar during their board meeting on Monday, March 10.

Superintendent Jason Clark said the staff voted on three calendars. Clark...

Carlisle Schools Menu March 17-20

Mar 13, 2014 6:01am

Monday: Chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, steamed cabbage (high school only), fruit, milk.

Tuesday: Beef tacos, lettuce, tomato, refried beans, salsa, sour cream, corn, fruit...

Little time, big choice for farmers

Updated: Mar 27, 2014 11:13am

With direct payment repealed in the 2014 Farm Bill, risk management for farmers is about to become very complex, with decisions to be made this year that will carry over for at least five years,...

Deadline for political annoucements is March 21

Mar 12, 2014 9:53pm

The last week for the Carlisle Independent to run free political announcements for those running in the May Preferential Primary is March 27, according to editor Mark Buffalo.

“This includes...

Candidates file for May Preferential Primary

Updated: Mar 07, 2014 6:28pm

All hats are in the ring for the May Preferential Primary. Until this week individuals could only announce their intention to seek nomination as a party candidate - now only those who met the...