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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...

Crime watch| Carlisle

Dec 17, 2014 2:10pm

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From the mayor’s desk| Upcoming events; city happenings

Sep 24, 2014 12:15pm

October will be a very busy month in the City of Carlisle. Alumni Weekend will be held Oct. 17t and 18. This is the biggest weekend of the year. There will be many visitors in our town to...

Altruistic Club installs new officers for the club year

Sep 24, 2014 12:14pm

The Carlisle Altruistic club met on Aug. 20 at the Tar Pas Apartment complex.

The meeting began with Hazel Swilley conducting the installation of officers for the 2014-15 year. She presented...

Trashcans for Carlisle residents were delivered on Wednesday morning at the Civic Center. All household trash will have to be put in these containers for pick up. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

Trash cans arrive

Sep 24, 2014 12:13pm

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Carlisle Police Department | police blotter

Sep 24, 2014 12:12pm


Sept. 13:

David Ives, 27, Jacksonville, Warrant – Failure to Pay

Walter Bland, 51, Jacksonville, Warrant – Failure to Appear

Sept. 14

Eric Loftis, 23,...

Student from the Carlisle school use the emergency bus exit on Tuesday afternoon, after the bus went into a ditch. (submitted photo)

Students unharmed following bus mishap

Sep 17, 2014 2:32pm

Tuesdays afternoons bus route was not what some Carlisle School district students were expecting, after an off road experience left them in the ditch.

On Wednesday morning, Carlisle...

The Carlisle Heritage League made a $1,500 donation to Carlisle Elementary school for the purchase new window blinds for the cafeteria. Presenting the check to the elementary school principal Karen Norton, is club member Barbara Phillips. (submitted photo)

Heritage league makes donation to school

Sep 17, 2014 2:43pm

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Council hears community voice on tennis court

Sep 17, 2014 2:40pm

The Carlisle City Council discussed options to resurface the tennis court during Monday night’s council meeting after hearing response from the public on utilizing grant funding.


An appreciation reception was held on Aug. 21 in honor of Eddie Moore of Carlisle, who has retired from the Lonoke County Council on Aging board of directors. During his five year service on the board, Moore was said to have helped, not only the Carlisle Senior Citizens Center, but all of Lonoke County Senior Centers. Moore was presented with a certificate of appreciation during the reception. (Submitted photo)

Moore retires for LCCA board

Sep 17, 2014 2:55pm

An appreciation reception was held on Aug. 21 in honor of Eddie Moore of Carlisle, who has retired from the Lonoke County Council on Aging board of directors. During his five year service on the...

Community Calendar

Sep 17, 2014 2:39pm

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

Thursday: The Gospel group, “The voices of truth” from the “...

GFWC Carlisle Progressive Club kicked off a new year with a salad luncheon. They welcomed new member Mary Lois Moran, pictured left, and their Girl’s State Representative Kimberly Lott, pictured center with her Grandmother, club member Ann Lenderman.

Progressive club meets for new club year

Updated: Sep 17, 2014 2:44pm

The Carlisle Progressive Club held the first meeting of its new year Sept. 10 in the Methodist Family Life Center. Hostesses Kathleen Faucett and Ann Davis had tables dressed in fall colors and...