Keeping it cleanThere are plenty of events held at the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center this time of year, and it is up to the staff to keep the center nice and clean. Ruben Ivey Sr., mops the basketball court ahead of the inaugural Ho Ho Ho Christmas Basketball Tournament. The event will begin at 11 a.m., on Saturday, and is hosted by the JB Sports Fireballers. The tournament will feature players ages 12 and under. Photo by Alan Smith.
Board receives update on HSD consolidation - A proposal to consolidate the Hughes School District with the Forrest City School District could come early next year, FCSD Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick told members of the Forrest City School Board Thursday night.
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Committee members question proposed $15.4 million budget - The Forrest City City Council budget and finance committee held its first meeting on the 2015 budget Thursday night, opening discussion of the $15.4 million proposal.
Garbage collection changes being made for city and county - With the Christmas holiday less than a week away, officials with both the city and county solid waste departments are making plans for what could be a busy end to next week.
VCSP hosting bird count - Bird watchers of all skill levels are needed to help with the Christmas Bird Count at Village Creek State Park on Saturday.
FCHA Board approves resolutions for Earle facility - Members of the Forrest City Housing Authority Board on Wednesday approved four resolutions on the Earle facility during their quarterly meeting.