Forrest City has been selected by KIPP: Delta Public Schools for its newest open-enrollment charter school.
Thieves who hit the Forrest City Water Utility’s Waste Water Treatment Plant over the weekend used one of the utility’s backhoes as an aid to steal some equipment from the facility.
The Forrest City School Board on Thursday voted unanimously to hire Aqua Stovall as the new deputy superintendent for the district. Stovall was selected over three other applicants.
The Forrest City School Board mulled several changes to the district’s licensed Personnel Policy Committee Thursday night.
The majority of the positions up for re-election to school boards this year had no one file for the positions as the filing period closed last week.
A difference of opinion between Madison Mayor Bobby Hardrick and councilman Willie Phillips regarding the council’s bi-monthly meeting schedule was renewed at Monday night’s meeting.
The public will now have access to the online genealogy website www.ancestry.com after a unanimous vote this week by the Forrest City Public Library Board.
The Forrest City Public Library is extending its usual monthly book sale for an entire week and reducing the cost of books by 50 percent.
Members of the public, employees of the Forrest City School District and members of the Forrest City School Board were shown part of Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick’s vision for the district Thursday night at Forrest City Junior High School auditorium.
Terrance Mays, 21, of Forrest City entered guilty pleas to charges of second-degree murder and first-degree battery in the 2012 shooting death of 20-year-old Dominique Tobar, also of Forrest City.