School board candidates may begin filing Tuesday

Candidates who would like to run for a seat on either the Forrest City School Board or the Palestine-Wheatley School Board can officially throw their hat into the ring starting tomorrow morning at the St. Francis County Courthouse.

Court denies HSD request for stay pending appeal

The Hughes School District consolidation appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court may still be heard, but a formal order from the court this week has denied the district’s initial request to delay the Arkansas State Board of Education’s decision.

Board member questions FCSD personnel moves

A list of personnel recommendations provided by Forrest City School District Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick was questioned by school board member Will Harris at Thursday night’s meeting.

Coding changes causes confusion over tax revenue

As the members of the St. Francis County Quorum Court left Tuesday’s regular meeting, they were under the impression that the county had experienced a severe drop in personal and real estate tax revenue to the tune of about $440,000 in the County General fund.