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Board excepts Keith’s resignation

Feb 03, 2016 3:28pm

The Carlisle School Board met on Friday, Jan. 29, to discuss resignation of head football coach Jack Keith.

Terry McCallie, C.J. Parker, Adam Ellis, Jereme Carter, Bryan Oliger, Debbie Reid...

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Robby Bevis, President of Lonoke County Farm Bureau, presented Sissy Fletcher, of Lonoke Public Schools a $2,000 donation for the school’s “Backpack Program”. (submitted photo)

Local backpack programs receive donations

Sep 09, 2015 4:22pm

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Bennett named finalist in Miss Arkansas Rice Contest

Sep 08, 2015 12:20pm

Tristan Bennett, 16, represented Lonoke County in the Miss Arkansas Rice state contest held on Aug. 22. She is the daughter of David and Tara Bennett from Carlisle.

Lynnsey Bowling of...

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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High night temps in July likely to affect rice quality

Updated: Sep 01, 2015 6:15pm

From: Cooperative Extension Service, U of A Division of Agriculture

High nighttime temperatures during recent summer months will likely affect the quality of harvested rice in the southern...

First United Methodist Women of Carlisle held a school supply drive for Carlisle Elementary students. Pictured with donated backpacks are principal Karen Norton and Counselor Melanie Brown. (submitted photo)

School receives supply donation

Aug 26, 2015 3:50pm

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School Board signs off on new hires

Aug 19, 2015 4:17pm

The Carlisle School Board met on Aug. 10 to approve final hires before the first week of school. Bryan Oliger was absent.

By unanimous vote, the board voted to hire Ashley Bryant as high...

Council hears of police department turnover

Aug 19, 2015 4:16pm

Carlisle Police Chief Eric Frank spoke to the Carlisle city council on Tuesday of changes happening at the police department.

According Frank, the department has seen a significant personnel...

Tanksley places first in taekwondo championship

Aug 19, 2015 4:48pm

On Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Oklahoma Taekwondo Championships in Oklahoma City. Ty Tanksley, 6, of Carlisle won 1st place in One Steps and won 1st place in sparring. Ty is a student at Olympic Style...

Community calendar

Aug 19, 2015 5:24pm

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

Saturday: The Bison Booster Bash will be held at the Carlisle...

Chamber elects new board, officers

Aug 12, 2015 4:53pm

The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce met on Monday to elect new board members, officers and to discuss upcoming events.

New board members elected on Monday with a two year term are Eddie Moore...