On the jobW.H. Calvin Murdock, above, has officially taken the reins of the Forrest City Water Utility as the new manager. Murdock was selected by the Water Commission during a special meeting on Feb. 28. Murdock attended his first meeting of the commission on Monday. Photo by Alan Smith.
Commission meets to adjust personnel, reset bank signatures - A short called meeting of the Forrest City Water Utility was held Monday night, marking the first meeting under the leadership of W.H. Calvin Murdock. who was recently named manager of the utility.
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PW officials told to vacate bus shop facility in Wheatley - The Palestine-Wheatley School District has agreed to vacate property owned by the City of Wheatley that was being used as the district's bus shop, but only after receiving a letter from the Wheatley City Marshal threatening to cite the district for failure to vacate.
Madison councilman disputes previous council approval of bi-monthly meetings - Madison City Council member Willie Phillips on Monday asked during the regular city council meeting why the group is now meeting on a bi-monthly basis.
February building permits reported - Seven building permits were issued by the city in February for projects with a combined total of $134,500.
Stage drive to benefit SFC Food Pantry - Stage in Forrest City is offering shoppers a way to give back to their community during March.