Subjects ranging from the local work ethic to complicated federal forms were discussed Wednesday during a forum on jobs and economic growth, sponsored by USDA Rural Development and held at the Forr
I suppose I should say something about the mess surrounding Sen. Harry Reid and the controversy created by some racially-insensitive remarks he made about President Obama.
While the Hughes School District was cited as having a high percentage of “grade inflation” on Algebra I and geometry last year, the number of students involved was very small.
The Forrest City School District is projected to finish June of this year with a balance of about $114,000.
Budget hearings are being held in advance of the state Legislature’s first-ever fiscal session, and local lawmakers are getting ready for a tough task, due to slowing tax collections.
It may not be a hot topic at the moment, with snow on the ground and below-freezing temperatures keeping people inside.
Well, by the time this is read, we will know how much of the white stuff — if any — Old Man Winter is going to dump on us.
The weather has had a definite impact on schools in the area.
A 2010 Forrest City budget of over $8.8 million was adopted by the city council on Tuesday, including a 3 percent across-the-board raise for employees.
While the snow that residents found on Sunday and Monday mornings wasn’t enough on either day to cause problems, the icy stuff did serve as a reminder that this is the time of year when the weather