Board updated on ArLA Conference

Arlisa Harris, director of the Forrest City Public Library, updated the facility’s board on the recent Arkansas Library Association Conference held earlier this month.

Mayoral candidates talk issues

Three of the four men vying for the mayoral seat in Forrest City participated in a candidate forum Monday night at the Forrest City Civic Center.

KIPP: Delta gets preliminary approval for FC location

Wednesday’s meeting of the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel saw the proposed KIPP: Delta Public Schools campus in Forrest City approved. The next step is for the ADE State Board of Education to review the application for final approval.

CRTI hit by strong winds on Monday

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute was once again the site of storm damage after Monday’s high winds peeled the roof off of several classrooms about 11:30 a.m.