It is creeping closer and closer to Halloween, and plans for the annual St. Francis County Museum’s Haunted House are well under way.
Wednesday’s meeting of the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel saw the proposed KIPP: Delta Public Schools campus in Forrest City approved. The next step is for the ADE State Board of Education to review the application for final approval.
Forrest City Water Utility customers may experience some lower water pressure than they are accustomed to having over the next few weeks as the utility’s four water tanks will be drained for routine cleaning and inspection.
Students at Forrest City High School were encouraged to be safe drivers at the Celebrate My Drive Kickoff event sponsored by Cedric Williams State Farm this morning.
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute was once again the site of storm damage after Monday’s high winds peeled the roof off of several classrooms about 11:30 a.m.
Those looking for a fun time for the entire family will want to attend to the L’Anguille River Festival in Palestine on Saturday.
A meeting to discuss the possible consolidation of the Forrest City and Hughes school districts will be held Monday in Forrest City.
The Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel on Wednesday will listen to a presentation from KIPP: Delta Public Schools to amend its current charter to locate a campus in Forrest City.
The annual mass flu immunization clinic will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at the St. Francis County Health Unit at 413 N. Division.
Forrest City School Board members meeting in a financial retreat Monday evening were told by a consultant that while there are financial issues, there are steps to manage them that will improve the district’s financial standing.