These are mineVisitors to the annual St. Francis County Master Gardeners plant sale on Saturday had plenty of varieties from which to choose what to take home. Three-year-old Ona Billingsley shows off her selections as her parents, Vince and Amber Billingsley, shop. Photo by Alan Smith.
Proposed change to create campus for sixth graders - When the 2015-16 school year begins in August, Lincoln Middle Academy of Excellence may be converted into a sixth grade academy if the Arkansas Department of Education approves the plan.
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Filing period for school board seats opens June 30 - Two positions on the Forrest City School Board and three positions on the Palestine-Wheatley School Board will be on the ballot for the 2015 school election in September.
FC City Council meets Tuesday - The Forrest City City Council will hold its first meeting of May on Tuesday, beginning at 6 p.m., at city hall.
Oswalt selected to chair SFC Election Commission - The makeup of the St. Francis County Election Commission has shifted, and leadership of the three-person committee is now in the hands of long-time commissioner Chris Oswalt, who was elected chairman of the group near the end of the commission's first meeting of the year on Thursday.
Little progress made on track facility, aquatic center - (Editor’s Note: This story is the third in a three-part series taking a look at what has been accomplished with a .625 percent sales tax approved by Forrest City voters in November 2013. The tax money is designated for a wide range of projects throughout the city.)