Reports to the public led off the Forrest City School Board meeting Thursday night, but the majority of the meeting was held in closed session because of an employee hearing and a pair of student hearings.
Tuesday’s meeting of the Forrest City Civic Center Commission was a brief, but did reveal the commission’s plans to decorate the facility for the holidays.
Even with the lack of a quorum, members of the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission this morning heard two requests for support.
Students and members of the public packed into Mustang Arena this morning to witness the annual Forrest City High School Veterans Day Program.
Many people are already making plans for the holidays, and so are the ladies of the Forrest City Junior Auxiliary. The FCJA is asking for the public’s help in making Christmas brighter for needy children through its annual Angel Tree Project.
Madison Mayor Bobby Hardrick asked the city council on Monday to have city attorney Joe Perry draft an ordinance to allow elected officials and city employees to work in city programs such as the summer feeding and youth program. The council responded by approving the request.
A new date for a mass flu immunization clinic has been set by the St. Francis County Health Unit. The event will be held on Nov. 21.
Lincoln Middle Academy of Excellence is one of only 67 schools statewide to earn the status of “achieving” with the Arkansas Department of Education.
An effort to get the Arkansas State Legislature to increase the daily pay to county jails holding state prisoners waiting for bed space is being endorsed locally by St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May and county judge Gary Hughes.
The Forrest City School District will continue the tradition of honoring local veterans at its annual Veterans Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10 a.m., at Mustang Arena.