RIF letters being sent to workers in schools

Dr. Tiffany Hardrick, superintendent of the Forrest City School District, confirmed this morning that reduction in force (RIF) notifications are being sent out to an unspecified number district employees.

Drug Take Back Day Saturday across state

Unwanted and expired prescription drugs can be as dangerous as illegal drugs, but are also more accessible to children. The Arkansas Drug Take Back Day, which is set for Saturday, is an effort to get these medications out of households and to have them disposed of properly.

Library to cash in CDs to fund needed repairs

The opening of bids for a new skylight at the Forrest City Public Library and the news that state auditors want the City of Forrest City more involved with the finances of the facility dominated the discussion at Monday’s library board meeting.

Hardrick reviews letter grades with FC board members

It was announced Thursday that the five campuses of the Forrest City School District were given low grades in the Arkansas Department of Education’s new letter grading system for the 2013-14 school year. At Thursday night’s regular meeting of the Forrest City School Board, detailed reports were given to the board by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick for their review.