Requests from the Forrest City School District to the State Board of Education to receive the same waivers approved for KIPP Delta College Public Schools were postponed Thursday.
On Monday, students in the Forrest City School District will return to classes for their first day of the 2015-16 school year.
Repairs to Second Street in Madison have been completed, members of the Madison City Council were told by Mayor Bobby Hardrick Monday night.
A called meeting on Friday afternoon of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute Board of Directors saw Robert Jackson hired as the new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) instructor.
Thursday night’s meeting of the Forrest City School Board saw board president Joey Astin and board member Will Harris butt heads over what items are being included in the consent agenda each month.
Members of the Forrest City School Board voted unanimously Thursday to accept a resolution to transfer $700,000 from the district’s operating fund into the building fund.
A jury has been seated in a murder case stemming from a shooting six years ago, on July 4, 2009, in which Joe Evans Jr., 25, of Hughes was killed.
Advertising for a new in-house caterer for the Forrest City Civic Center is set to begin soon, but until one is selected, D&R Catering will continue offering the service.
The popular Movie in the Park event, hosted by FCA United, is set for Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Forrest City Sports Complex.
Members of the St. Francis County Equalization Board decided to re-elect its current slate of officers and set a date for possible hearings during a brief meeting at the courthouse this morning.