The community of Carlisle, located in Lonoke County was established on August 1, 1872 by Samuel McCormick. Being situated on the high yielding Grand Prairie, the land engulfing the town has accounted for a sustained economic growth of the region. Diversified cultivation is the linchpin of the development of the town’s economy. Carlisle possesses the essence of the small family community and lifestyle, which draws visitors from all over the state. As far as the dining choices are concerned, Avada’s Diner serves made-to-order breakfasts and lunch buffet featuring home-style cooking.