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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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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...

Reason No.5 to sign up with Smart911

Apr 10, 2014 8:53am

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...

Former Arkansas Razorback D.J. Williams and mother, Vicky Williams , on right at the head table, were keynote speakers at the annual Open Arms Banquet held Thursday at Cabot Junior High School North. Their accounts of surviving domestic abuse underscored the need for services such as provided by Open Arms Shelter at Lonoke. “I would have left [the abuse] much sooner had there been someplace I could have gone or for my children,” Vicky said. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

Open Arms Shelter: a chance to catch a dream

Apr 10, 2014 8:52am

Supporters of Open Arms Shelter at Lonoke filled the Cabot Junior High School North cafeteria Thursday evening for the second annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Banquet.

Keynote...

Letter to editor

Apr 10, 2014 8:47am

No matter where you live in this town, your property should not flood in rains. The culverts and ditches need to be cleaned out. Tell our Mayor and City Council at the Civic Center on April 15 at...

Carlisle Schools menu April 14-18

Apr 10, 2014 8:47am

Monday: Chicken nuggets, quick baked potato, romaine and spinach salad, carrots, apple wedges and caramel, milk.

Tuesday: Chicken crispitos, lettuce and tomato, salsa and chips with optional...

Local library offers free books to patrons

Apr 10, 2014 8:43am

Free Little Libraries, provided by Carlisle Public Library, are in place in the Carlisle City Park and in Rock Island Park. The books inside are free or trade for anyone wanting to read. (...

Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) students finger paint during the March 17 group meeting with local art studio owner, Jane Ann Harper. Pictured from left is Fisher Thaxton, Jane Ann Harper, Tessa Sanders, Baylor Hauk, HIPPY homebased educator Dorothy Woodall, Luke Caviness, Jessa Arkless, Graven Ingle, Gracie Campbell, Lily Bennett and Summer Parks. (submitted photo)

HIPPY students get colorful during March group meeting

Apr 10, 2014 8:42am

Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, HIPPY met March 17 at the Old Elementary Band room for the March group meeting.

Owner of local art studio Harper’s Bizarre,...

Paisley Mae Walker, pictured right, was named Baby princess. Also pictured from left is photogenic winner Kylie King and first runner up Leighton Pyper Stacy.

Stock named 2014 Teenage Senior Miss Carlisle

Apr 10, 2014 8:39am

Megan Nicole Stock, a junior at Carlisle High School, was crowned Carlisle’s 2014 Teenage Senior Miss at the annual Miss Carlisle Pageant on Saturday night. The pageant is sponsored by the...

Rachel’s Challenge

Apr 10, 2014 8:38am

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, my classmates and I attended the Arkansas Youth Summit at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

The program taught students about the Columbine High School shooting and...

Lonoke County Circuit Court

Apr 10, 2014 8:37am

Charges filed in Lonoke County Circuit Court by prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham, March 30 - April 4, 2014:

Christian Baldwin, 32, CR14-126: simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms (...