A St. Francis County man is suing a local flying service for allegedly spraying the wrong chemicals on his wheat crop, claiming the mistake caused the crop to die.
Members of the Forrest City School Board met in a special called meeting Thursday evening to review the 10 applications received for the superintendent’s position in the Forrest City School District.
The Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center was packed on Wednesday, and while there were a few local people inside, most of those there were not planning to visit the center.
St. Francis County Judge Gary Hughes is still considering whether or not to issue a disaster declaration because of the latest winter storm, but said the limited area in the state affected by this round could cause it to be denied.
The number of applications received by the Forrest City School District for its superintendent’s position doubled over the weekend to 10 as Friday’s application deadline passed.
The three remaining members of the Forrest City Water Utility Commission unanimously selected Calvin Murdock of Marianna as the new manager of the utility during a special called meeting Friday evening.
The three remaining members of the Forrest City Water Utility Commission held a called meeting on Wednesday night to narrow down the list of nine candidates who had applied to be the next manager of the utility.
Two more applications for superintendent have been received by the Forrest City School District, pushing the total to five applicants with the deadline fast approaching.
Area Cub Scouts will compete in the annual Pinewood Derby Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church Activity Center.
The first race has developed for the May Preferential Primary and involves the mayoral seat in Widener.