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House fire at 817 S. Greenlaw Ave. claims the lives of two Lonoke county women on Saturday morning in Carlisle. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

House fire claims two lives

Sep 02, 2015 4:40pm

Charred rubble and ash are all that remain after a tragic house fire on Saturday morning claimed the lives of Barbara Phillips, 77, of Carlisle and daughter-in-law Rhonda Berry, 51 of Cabot.


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School Board approves makeup days plan

Updated: Apr 15, 2015 2:38pm

The Carlisle School Board approve makeup snow days on Monday night during the board meeting.

“We ended up missing eight days of school due to inclement weather, ” Superintendent Jason Clark...

Children scramble for prize eggs on Saturday at the Carlisle city park. The Easter egg hunt was sponsored by the Carlisle United Methodist Church. (Photos by Allison Goodman)

Scrambling for eggs

Apr 08, 2015 9:43am

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Local clubs members attended the District IV Spring Convention on March 7. Pictured is Meg Miller and Carolyn Brakensiek, Hazen Elsie McCain Club, Thelma Shook, Carlisle Altruistic Club; Nell Pich, Elsie McCain Club, Hazel Swilley and Pat Hogan, Carlisle Altruistic Club, Ann Lenderman and Kathy Wilson, Carlisle Progressive Club ad Dorothy Elmore, Carlisle Altruistic Club. (submitted photo)

GFWC District IV Convention Meets At Hazen

Apr 08, 2015 9:45am

Seventeen GFWC members attended the annual Spring Convention of District IV Saturday March 7, at Calvary Baptist Church Family Life Center in Hazen with Elsie McCain Club and Ruth Barrett Fox Club...

Single plane crash claims the life of a Lonoke County man

Apr 07, 2015 6:52pm

Plane wreckage and a body were discovered not far from the Batesville Airport on Friday, following a deadly plane crash on Thursday morning.

Glen Willis, director of the Independence County...

Woodlawn news

Mar 31, 2015 6:40pm

On Thursday, March 26, the Woodlawn Community center opened their doors at 10:30 a.m.

Those attending were: Ed King, Cricket Findley, Anita Weathers. Johnny Hudspeth, Mary Beth Hudspeth,...

Grills and Gowns contest set for May 2

Mar 31, 2015 5:42pm

The Lonoke County Council on Aging Grills and Gowns contest will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on May 2 at the Carlisle Civic Center. The day will be filled with fun, from a beauty pageant,...

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...