FCity’s contract with Food Pantry creates problem

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.

KIPP: Delta seeks state approval to alter campus site

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.

Majority of districts report student losses

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.