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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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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,...

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...

Trash Bash set for next week

May 01, 2014 12:02pm

The city of Carlisle will sponsor the annual Trash Bash, city wide clean up will be on Monday and Wednesday through May 9.

The town will be divided into four sections, and city crews will...

Carlisle Schools menu May 5-9

May 01, 2014 12:12pm

Monday: Chicken stir fry, rice, egg roll, fruit, fortune cookie, milk.

Tuesday: Beef tacos, lettuce, tomato, salsa and chips, refried beans with cheese, frozen fruit bar, milk.

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CHS students attend AASC State Conference

May 01, 2014 12:09pm

Carlisle Student Council members Dara Halijan, Graycen Shaw, vice-president Lindsey Strickland, treasurer Clay Parker and president Kaila Burton attend the AASC State Conference at Paris High...

Cancer survivor Jimmy Southerland blesses the food at the Cancer Survivor Dinner at Advada’s Diner in Carlisle on Tuesday night. The 2014 Lonoke County Relay For Life is Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life is Friday night

May 01, 2014 12:09pm

The 2014 Lonoke County Relay for Life will be held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center on the Lonoke High School campus. The Relay is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

As of Tuesday...

Reed, Walters named prom king and queen

May 01, 2014 12:04pm

Seniors Braden Reed was named king and Morgan Walter the queen of the Carlisle High School prom Friday night. Prom was held in the old high school library. (submitted photo)

Reason No. 7 to make a Smart911 Safety Profile

Apr 24, 2014 5:39pm

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...

Carlisle School District is accepting referrals for the GATE Program

Apr 24, 2014 5:37pm

The Carlisle School District is accepting referrals for the GATE program for students currently in second grade and above. Behaviors usually associated with giftedness include: learning rapidly...