HSB leaves consolidation in hands of State Board

The Hughes School Board, meeting on Tuesday, decided to leave the matter of consolidation in the state’s hands after a meeting Friday in which members of the Forrest City School Board voted to rescind the voluntary petition for annexation and annexation agreement that was previously approved.

Madison cited in audit for failing to pay IRS

Members of the Madison City Council on Monday night reviewed the city’s 2013 audit, which, among other things, shows the city being cited for missing payments to the Internal Revenue Service for back payroll taxes.

Vote to consolidate with HSD rescind

When the Arkansas State Board of Education takes up the matter of consolidating the Hughes School District before the 2015-16 school year this week they will not have a voluntary agreement between the Hughes School Board and the Forrest City School Board.

County board to review application for incentive funds

St. Francis County economic development tax incentive funds will be considered for AMT E-Waste Solutions at a meeting of the SFC Economic Development Advisory Board scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, at 10 a.m. in Judge Gary Hughes’ office.