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Board approves $6 million budget for 2014-15 school year

Oct 01, 2014 2:41pm

The Carlisle school district passed a $6,012,786.38 budget for the 2014-15 school year, during Monday nights board meeting.

In the $6,012,786.38 budget, the district is estimating $2,553,026...

Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) Gary Wilson and Stephen Vogler greet students at Carlisle Elementary school on Wednesday morning. Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. (Photo by Allison Goodman)

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Chamber deems banquet a success

May 15, 2014 9:03am

Carlisle Chamber of Commerce members deemed this year’s appreciation dinner a success Monday during the noon Chamber meeting.

The appreciation dinner was held April 29 at the Civic Center....

CHS graduation set for Sunday

May 15, 2014 9:03am

Carlisle High School graduating seniors will finalize the completion of their high school years during a graduation ceremony on Sunday.

Graduation will be held at 3 p.m. in the Bison Arena,...

Makenzie Bennett leads the oath for the new National Honor Society inductees on Monday night during the Carlisle High School Awards Ceremony. ( Photo by Allison Goodman)

Students recognized during CHS awards ceremony

May 15, 2014 9:02am

Carlisle High School students were honored on Monday night during an awards ceremony at Bison Arena.

The ceremony began with the induction of new members of the Nation Honor Society. The...

Mark Eubanks, left, and Darron Berry of North Little Rock kiss after being pronounced married Monday at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock. (John Lyon photo)

AG seeks stay of marriage ruling; licenses issued to hundreds of same-sex couples

May 12, 2014 6:55pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state attorney general’s office on Monday requested a stay of a Pulaski County circuit judge’s ruling that struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, but meanwhile gay...

Arkansas State Chamber president speaks at annual Business Apprecation Dinner

May 08, 2014 7:00am

Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce President Randy Zook spoke about legislative activity affecting businesses during the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce Business Appreciation Dinner on April 29 at...

Carlisle Schools menu May 12-16

May 08, 2014 6:01am

Monday: Frito chili pie, corn, assorted fresh vegetables, gelatin with fruit, cinnamon roll, milk.

Tuesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, romaine and spinach salad, green beans, garlic bread,...

The Relay For Life cancer survivors make their way around the concourse area of the Gina Cox Center for the open lap of the relay. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Relay For Life nets more than $21,000

May 08, 2014 6:01am

The 2014 Lonoke Area Relay For Life raised more than $21,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The annual event was held Friday night at the Gina Cox Center in Lonoke.

A year ago, the...

Charlene Lewis was hostess for the Carlisle Progressive Club’s April meeting at the Arkansas Arts Center. (submitted photo)

Progressive Club visits Arkansas Arts Center

May 07, 2014 10:15pm

Members of the Carlisle Progressive Club carpooled to the Arkansas Arts Center for their April 9 meeting. Charlene Lewis served as hostess.

Upon arrival, the group toured The Crossroads of...

Heath Stocks, serving life-without-parole in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with some of the court records he and his wife, Kathie, have collected concerning his case. Stocks pleaded guilty in the January 1997 shootings of his family in their rural home near Furlow. (Photo by Ed Galucki)

On the wrong side of the ‘good ol’ boy’ system

May 07, 2014 10:02pm

One of two people central to one of Lonoke County’s most notorious cases echoed claims that Larry Cook, current candidate for Lonoke County Circuit Court Judge, allowed social and political...

President Barack Obama comments on the impact of the April 27 tornado during a visit to Vilonia on Wednesday. Looking on, from left, are Vilonia Mayor James Firestone, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock. (Chad Day/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Pool)

Obama views Arkansas tornado’s destruction

May 07, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — In his first trip to the state since taking office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday toured areas of central Arkansas devastated by last week’s EF4 tornado and said he is...