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Central Arkansas public housing programs among grant recipients

Apr 15, 2014 9:56pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded $16,501,505 to 105 Arkansas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements, including several operations in...

Letter to editor

Apr 10, 2014 8:47am

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Statewide, Lonoke County home sales decreased in November

Jan 07, 2014 10:56pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared with a year earlier, and the number of homes sold in Lonoke County also decreased, the...

Hickory Plains UMC holds first service on Christmas eve

Jan 02, 2014 12:13pm

Workers push on at the Hickory Plains United Methodist Church on Monday, Dec. 23 in preparation for the first church service in the new building. The congregation united at 11 p.m. the following...

Affidavit released in Bryant shooting

Jan 02, 2014 12:02pm

By Ed Galucki

Staff Writer

Arkansas State Police investigators last week released the affidavit in the arrest of former Lonoke County Sheriff’s deputy Charles Bryant. The capital...

Cranford Construction of North Little Rock closes down Court St. on April 17 for street paving. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Looking back on Carlisle’s top events for 2013

Jan 02, 2014 11:53am

City gets new police and court building

In January, Arkansas Metal Builders (AMB) was awarded the $470,000 bid for construction of the new police and court complex. The city held a ground-...

Allison Goodman Monday morning’s snowfall offers a serene invite to Carlisle, which has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Arkansas Business City of Distinction Quality of Life category for cities with a population fewer than 5,000.

Improved roads still reach city’s heart

Jan 02, 2014 11:41am

Editor’s note: The following was published in the December issue of Arkansas Business magazine. It is being published in our newspaper with permission

Travelers along Interstate 40 recognize...

Carlisle Elementary students host product fair

Jan 02, 2014 11:38am

Fifth- and sixth-grade gifted and talented students from Carlisle Elementary showcased their products Thursday night, Dec. 5, in the third-annual product fair at the elementary school cafeteria....

Submitted photo Carlisle Public Library celebrated its 30-year anniversary Dec. 18. Pictured from left is library assistant Jamie Calvert, librarian Lynnette Ward and assistant Andrea Elmore.

Carlisle library celebrates 30 years

Dec 26, 2013 7:00am

The Carlisle Public Library, in its current location, celebrated its 30 years anniversary Dec. 18.

Thirty-seven patrons visited the library during its historical celebration. Those in...

Photos by Allison Goodman Anna Stovesand decorates a Christmas tree ornament on Friday during her second grade class party.

Students celebrate last day of school for 2013 with a Christmas party

Dec 26, 2013 7:00am

Photos by Allison Goodman

Anna Stovesand decorates a Christmas tree ornament on Friday during her second grade class party.

Alice Page’s kindergarten class lines up on Friday to head...

The Carlisle Bison cheerleading squad finished as Class 1A/2A state runner-up during the state competition Saturday at Summit Arena in Hot Springs. (Submitted photo)

Bison cheerleaders get second in state

Dec 26, 2013 6:01am

The Carlisle Bison cheerleaders continue to show they are a mainstay in the state competition each year.

Carlisle finished as state runner-up in the Class 1A-2A competition Saturday at...

Let us know what’s going in our town

Dec 26, 2013 6:01am

Back a year and a half ago, we made some changes at the newspapers and we wanted them to become “your” newspapers. We still feel that way.

So, if you have a community organization with some...