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.
Hardworking students at Forrest City High School who earned honors were treated like royalty on Friday at the second nine weeks honors program held inside Mustang Arena.
A Marianna man has been sentenced to life in federal prison in connection with his 2011 arrest as part of Operation Delta Blues.
The KIPP: Delta Public Schools campus, with plans to open in Forrest City this fall, will have a different location within the city if the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel (CAP) agrees to the change.
A backlog of outstanding fines and costs in the St. Francis County District Court has prompted Judge Steve Routon to begin an amnesty program.
Finding college scholarship opportunities for high school seniors and students already enrolled can be difficult, but the St. Francis County Community Foundation is making access to their applications as easy as visiting a website.
The majority of school districts in the area continue to experience a decline in student population, with the Palestine-Wheatley School District being the only one to report an overall increase.
A Forrest City mother was arrested Monday for allegedly smoking marijuana in a vehicle where her eight-month-old child was also a passenger.