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Bradien Wakefield checks out bottle rockets on Wednesday morning at the TNT fireworks stand next to the Immanuel Baptist Church in Carlisle. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Staying safe with fireworks this holiday weekend

Jul 01, 2015 3:17pm

The Fourth of July is this Saturday and , of course, no event is complete without the gathering family and friends, barbecue cooking on the grill and the grand finale of bright, colorful fireworks...

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Former NFL player, Steve Grant gave an inspirational speech at Carlisle high school on March 19.

Former NFL player speaks at CHS

Mar 25, 2015 3:32pm

On Thursday, March 19 Carlisle High school students were privileged to attend an inspirational assembly featuring former NFL player, Steve Grant.

Grant works for Sports World, a group who...

Ally Scarberough, Angelo Goodrich, and Blade Goodrich participate in a rally on Monday, March 23 at the Arkansas State Capital. Rally participants, along with the March of Dimes, were spreading awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and requesting approval for SB 785, which would require any place of business that sells alcohol to patrons to hang a sign warning of the dangers of alcohol to fetuses. (submitted photo)

Life alterations| Local mother spreads awareness for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Mar 25, 2015 4:09pm

On Monday, local mother and school teacher Sommer Goodrich stood on the steps of the state capital and shared her sons’ story in support of the new bill, which would require that all businesses...

The city of Carlisle welcomed award winning tribute artist Dave Hoover as he presented his Elvis and Tim McGraw performance on March 7 at the Carlisle Civic Center. (Photos by Trudy Dry)

Elvis has left the building

Mar 25, 2015 4:03pm

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Carlisle Progressive Club meeting

Mar 25, 2015 4:02pm

Carlisle Progressive Club members were welcomed to the home of Margaret Ann Zimmerman, March 11. Pat Aycock was co-hostess.

During the business meeting, book donations were assigned to...

Oliger speaks at Altruistic club meeting

Mar 25, 2015 3:45pm

The Carlisle Altruistic club met on Wednesday, March 11 in the home of Charlotte Bennett.

Club president Sandi Tarter presided over the meeting with 14 members and two visitors present. The...

Lynch speaks to council about upcoming and potentional issues

Mar 18, 2015 4:46pm

Lonoke County Justice of the Peace Roger Lynch met with the Carlisle city council on Tuesday during its regular meeting.

The council invited him to the meeting, for introduction purposes and...

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...