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City Council covers big agenda

Jul 20, 2016 3:28pm

Hot topics of Monday night’s Carlisle City Council meeting included roof damage at the public library, paving the drive at Rockefeller Park, camera security at the Civic Center, LED lighting...

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Aldermen take look, listen at City Clerk

Dec 23, 2015 2:13pm

Confusion continues as Carlisle Alderman Jon Plafcan called an informal gathering last Saturday to listen to recordings of the June 15, 2004 city council meeting. City clerk-treasurer Trudy Drye...

Lonoke County Farm Bureau

Dec 23, 2015 1:49pm

Lonoke Farm Bureau was recognized for work done for the 81st Arkansas Farm Bureau annual convention, held Dec. 3 at Little Rock. Each county Farm Bureau was measured in 10 program areas and...

Carlisle Elementary school fifth and sixth grade gifted and talented students participated in a Shark Tank-style pitch competition at The Innovation Hub in Little Rock on Dec. 2. Competition winners pictured from left is second place was Jenna Reed, for her personalized Christmas ornaments, first place was Olivia Brown, for Vital Organizer, washable organizers with zippered pockets and third place was Corbin Brown, for Ribbon Wraps, tough-to-misplace bookmarks. (submitted photo)

Carlisle student entrepreneurs swim with sharks

Dec 16, 2015 3:28pm

On Dec. 2, the Innovation Hub hosted a Shark Tank-style pitch competition for a group of fifth and sixth graders from Carlisle Elementary.

The 18 students had already created 16 products,...

Mayor’s vote required to pass 2016 budget

Dec 16, 2015 3:26pm

The 2016 budget was the highlight of the Tuesday night Carlisle City Council, as an opposed vote caused the mayor to cast vote in order to push the 2016 budget through. Alderman Chad Bennett and...

Three Carlisle students place in chess tournament

Dec 16, 2015 3:54pm

Students from the GATE program at Carlisle Elementary School participated in the Wilbur D. Mills Fall Chess Tournament last monthat Beebe First Baptist Church. Various schools across the area,...

Chancellor’s Scholarship announced at PCCUA

Dec 16, 2015 3:51pm

Chase Brazeal of Carlisle and Dylan Brazeal of Humnoke have been awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas in Stuttgart.

The Chancellor’s...

Amanda Elder and Kayla Goacher wrap customers purchases on Saturday at the Carlisle Christmas festival. (submitted photo)

Band boosters hold first annual Christmas festival

Dec 09, 2015 2:43pm

The Carlisle Band Boosters held its first annual Carlisle Christmas Festival on Saturday, as a fundraiser for new band uniforms.

During the festival, patrons enjoyed horse drawn trolley...

The Carlisle Elementary Student Council is hosting a food drive to restock the CES food pantry. This food is given to children, who are in need, each Friday afternoon and before the holidays. If you would like to donate non-perishable items, please drop your donation off at the elementary school office. The drive will be held through Dec. 18, but donations are welcome any time throughout the year. (submitted photo)

Food drive for school food pantry

Dec 09, 2015 2:44pm

The Carlisle Elementary Student Council is hosting a food drive to restock the CES food pantry. This food is given to children, who are in need, each Friday afternoon and before the holidays. If...

Council discuses Clerk-treasurer duties in special meeting

Dec 02, 2015 3:11pm

Carlisle Mayor Ray Glover called a special meeting Nov. 23 to allow the city clerk-treasurer to address the council about her position, duties and responsibilities.

“I don’t like the way...

Ashby Terry of Humnoke was crowned the 2015 Queen Mallard on Nov. 21 (Photo by Dawn Teer)

Terry named 2015 Queen Mallard

Dec 02, 2015 2:08pm

Ashby Terry, a junior at Carlisle High School, was crowned the 2015 Queen Mallard on Nov. 21 at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. She is the daughter of Joseph and Charla Terry of Humnoke....