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.

Madison Council, mayor disagree over amendment to sewer budget

The omission of a line item in the city of Madison’s sewer budget led to a disagreement last night between Mayor Bobby Hardrick and city councilman Ocie Williams. Hardrick called the omission of $8,000 for repairs and supplies a “human error,” but the budget amendment died due to the lack of a motion.