The majority of the positions up for re-election to school boards this year had no one file for the positions as the filing period closed last week.
A difference of opinion between Madison Mayor Bobby Hardrick and councilman Willie Phillips regarding the council’s bi-monthly meeting schedule was renewed at Monday night’s meeting.
The public will now have access to the online genealogy website www.ancestry.com after a unanimous vote this week by the Forrest City Public Library Board.
The Forrest City Public Library is extending its usual monthly book sale for an entire week and reducing the cost of books by 50 percent.
Members of the public, employees of the Forrest City School District and members of the Forrest City School Board were shown part of Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick’s vision for the district Thursday night at Forrest City Junior High School auditorium.
Terrance Mays, 21, of Forrest City entered guilty pleas to charges of second-degree murder and first-degree battery in the 2012 shooting death of 20-year-old Dominique Tobar, also of Forrest City.
According to a police report, Dale was shot Sunday night on 2110 Adkins Street, the home of Damon Humphrey, 40, and taken to Forrest City Medical Center by Humphrey.
Members of the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission heard several requests Tuesday for funding, but only voted to support the Crowley’s Ridge Saddle Club’s Charity Rodeo and repairs at the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City’s Campbell House.
Jurors heard closing arguments this morning in the first-degree murder case against Majed “Mike” Attaharwi.
A new pharmacy will open next week in Forrest City.