Roadways remained treacherous with ice today, prompting many closings and cancellations.
Three Forrest City School District campuses are among 22 schools placed on the academic distress list by the Arkansas Board of Education (ABE).
St. Francis is one of 10 counties in the state to be part of a four-year, $60 million pre-k expansion grant aimed to further improve early childhood education in the state.
Several public meetings are scheduled for this week; however, as of press time it was unknown how many of these meeting would actually be held due to the winter weather making travel difficult throughout the area.
The creation of a parcel map for St. Francis County was approved by the Quorum Court’s budget committee this week. It now heads to the full court where a final decision will be made.
The Forrest City School Board voted to expel a pair of high school students during a called meeting Tuesday.
A sign to advertise Forrest City to visitors at Village Creek State Park, commissioned by the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission several years ago, will be joined by two additional signs in the same area.
Members of the Madison City Council adopted the 2015 city budget during a called meeting Monday night.
Superintendent Jon Estes offered several updates to the Palestine-Wheatley School Board Monday night during a brief meeting of the group in Wheatley.
Some Forrest Citians seeking food from the St. Francis County Food Pantry Friday morning saw their efforts delayed by a Pantry employee, who later said the service was denied due to the wording in a new contract with the city.