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Carlisle mayor Ray Glover, left, presented the award for city employee of the year to Ronnie Ashmore on Tuesday night at the city Christmas party. (Photo by Trudy Drye)

City employee raises for 2015 cause heated debate

Dec 17, 2014 2:14pm

Opinions flew and tempers ignited after the 2015 budget fails to pass during the Carlisle city council meeting on Tuesday night.

One concern alderwoman Anne Anderson voiced over the proposed...

Students from the GATE program at Carlisle Elementary School participated in the Wilbur D. Mills Spring Chess Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the National Guard Armory in Searcy. Various schools across the area, such as Cabot, Lonoke, Beebe, Rose Bud, and McCrory, participated in this semi-annual event.After five rounds of chess, two Carlisle third-graders and one Carlisle fourth grader took home a trophy. Picture from left is Ben Smith, a fourth grader, who won third place; Holden Jones who won third place in the third grade division and Hunter Wicklund who won first place in the third grade division. (submitted photo)

CES students place in chess tournament

Dec 17, 2014 3:58pm

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Santa and Mrs. Claus make their grand debut on Monday night at the Carlisle Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Trudy Drye)

Chamber prepares for Christmas downtown

Dec 10, 2014 3:48pm

The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce discussed final preparations for Monday night’s downtown Christmas during the Chamber meeting on Monday.

Carlisle Mayor Ray Glover said their are numerous...

District employees to receive $550 bonus

Dec 10, 2014 3:52pm

The Carlisle School Board approved to give all certified employees a one time $550 bonus this month during their board meeting on Monday, Dec. 8.

The board also approved both classified and...

Hillman continues as Arkansas Farm Bureau leader

Dec 10, 2014 3:49pm

Rich Hillman will continue as vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election on Friday, Dec. 5. Delegates also re-elected five board members and two new board...

Community calendar

Updated: Dec 17, 2014 2:11pm

To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Today: The Carlisle Public library will be accepting Santa...

Carlisle Heritage League members Tiffany Ingle and Barbara Phillips place angels on the community Angel Tree on Nov. 25 at Medsker’s Pharmacy. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

‘Tis the season for giving| Community angel trees

Dec 03, 2014 11:59am

Not every tree in your community is a Christmas tree, some are Angel Trees with names of needy children instead of ornaments, hanging from their branches. The Carlisle Heritage League, Carlisle...

Carlisle Christmas downtown rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 8

Updated: Dec 03, 2014 12:08pm

Due to the weather on Dec. 1, the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled the annual Downtown Christmas this Monday, Dec. 8.

Festivities will kick off with the Chamber of Commerce...

The Carlisle Lions club celebrated its 60 year anniversary on Friday, Nov. 21 at the Carlisle Civic Center. (submitted photo)

Carlisle Lion’s Club celebrates 60 years

Nov 26, 2014 8:18am

The Carlisle Lions Club celebrated it’s 60th anniversary on Nov. 21, kicking-off of the 2014 Arkansas Lions District 7-N Convention at the Carlisle Civic Center.

The evening celebration...