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Third grade student, Hailey Sullivan is all smiles on Monday and she steps off the bus for her first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Also pictured is Carlisle Superintendent Jason Clark. According to Clark, 673 students were in attendance on Monday. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Back to the books| Students return to school on Monday

Aug 20, 2014 1:50pm

After a two and half month vacation, students return for their first day of the school year on Monday at Carlisle and Lonoke Public school district.

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FBLA students attend State Confrence

May 15, 2014 9:06am

The Carlisle Future Business Leaders of America had a great showing at the 2014 State Conference on April 7 and 8 in Little Rock. For the first time in Carlisle High School history, Carlisle has a...

Johnson speaks to Altruistic club on gardening

May 15, 2014 9:05am

The Carlisle Altruistic Club met April 30 in the home of Jan Pasley.

President Carolyn Martin presided over the meeting, attended by fourteen members. Martin lead the Pledge of Allegiance....

Chamber deems banquet a success

May 15, 2014 9:03am

Carlisle Chamber of Commerce members deemed this year’s appreciation dinner a success Monday during the noon Chamber meeting.

The appreciation dinner was held April 29 at the Civic Center....

CHS graduation set for Sunday

May 15, 2014 9:03am

Carlisle High School graduating seniors will finalize the completion of their high school years during a graduation ceremony on Sunday.

Graduation will be held at 3 p.m. in the Bison Arena,...

Makenzie Bennett leads the oath for the new National Honor Society inductees on Monday night during the Carlisle High School Awards Ceremony. ( Photo by Allison Goodman)

Students recognized during CHS awards ceremony

May 15, 2014 9:02am

Carlisle High School students were honored on Monday night during an awards ceremony at Bison Arena.

The ceremony began with the induction of new members of the Nation Honor Society. The...

Arkansas State Chamber president speaks at annual Business Apprecation Dinner

May 08, 2014 7:00am

Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce President Randy Zook spoke about legislative activity affecting businesses during the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce Business Appreciation Dinner on April 29 at...

Carlisle Schools menu May 12-16

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Monday: Frito chili pie, corn, assorted fresh vegetables, gelatin with fruit, cinnamon roll, milk.

Tuesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, romaine and spinach salad, green beans, garlic bread,...

The Relay For Life cancer survivors make their way around the concourse area of the Gina Cox Center for the open lap of the relay. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life nets more than $21,000

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The 2014 Lonoke Area Relay For Life raised more than $21,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The annual event was held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

A year ago, the...

Charlene Lewis was hostess for the Carlisle Progressive Club’s April meeting at the Arkansas Arts Center. (submitted photo)

Progressive Club visits Arkansas Arts Center

May 07, 2014 10:15pm

Members of the Carlisle Progressive Club carpooled to the Arkansas Arts Center for their April 9 meeting. Charlene Lewis served as hostess.

Upon arrival, the group toured The Crossroads of...

Heath Stocks, serving life-without-parole in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with some of the court records he and his wife, Kathie, have collected concerning his case. Stocks pleaded guilty in the January 1997 shootings of his family in their rural home near Furlow. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

On the wrong side of the ‘good ol’ boy’ system

May 07, 2014 10:02pm

One of two people central to one of Lonoke County’s most notorious cases echoed claims that Larry Cook, current candidate for Lonoke County Circuit Court Judge, allowed social and political...