A pair of area legislators have joined the effort to resolve issues between the Lee County School District and its teachers, who voted last week to strike.
Several mayors and elected county officials met Wednesday at the courthouse with St. Francis County Judge Gary Hughes.
With predictions of winter precipitation for the remainder of the week, area law enforcement agencies are warning motorists to take it slow or just stay home.
Members of the Civic Center Commission gave themselves a little more leeway on Monday for contract talks with D&R Catering, the on-site caterers at the Forrest City Civic Center.
After just six months in operation, the Forrest City Wellness and Mutli-purpose Center is seeing membership numbers that have exceeded expectations.
The dispute over the rejection of a pay raise by the Lee County School Board last week has escalated into a strike.
Be it runny noses, upset stomachs or a combination of symptoms, the Forrest City School District is feeling a bite in attendance as a variety of illnesses strikes the district.
Teachers in the Lee County School District were back in class this morning after taking Monday and Tuesday off to protest a decision by the school board against a proposed raise.