Personnel issues, including the rehiring of Forrest City School District coaches and band directors, were addressed by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick and the Forrest City School Board Thursday night.
Additional lighting and security cameras for Forrest City High School are on their way after the district’s board voted Thursday evening to spend nearly $50,000 on the project.
The matter of returning a 1920s flapper dress that had apparently been donated to the St. Francis County Museum by a man claiming it belongs to his family was discussed by members of the museum’s board this week although no formal action could be taken because the group failed to achieve a quorum for its meeting.
Many people had Monday off because of the Memorial Day holiday, and about a dozen of them took the time to attend a brief service held by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2869 and the American Legion Post 4.
The summer break for Forrest City School District students begins Friday, but before students have much time off, the Summer Boost Camp at Stewart Elementary School will be starting.
Most people have been touched by cancer in their lifetime, and the St. Francis County Relay for Life is a great way fund American Cancer Society research while having fun and remembering those affected by the disease.
Memorial Day is Monday, and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2869 are making plans for their annual events that honor those who have served this country.
Plans for a pair of community events and problems with overgrown properties dominated the discussion at the Colt City Council meeting this week.
The Forrest City Police Department, Arkansas State Police and St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department are participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign that will cover the Memorial Day Weekend and continue until Sunday, May 31.
An appropriation request from Circuit Court Judge Chris Morledge was denied in a split vote during Tuesday’s meeting of the St. Francis County Quorum Court.