An update on the roofing project at the Forrest City Public Library and the need for a new computer server at the facility were among the issues presented to the FCPL Board by library director Arlisa Harris on Monday.
Each year, members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2869 and the American Legion Post 4 place American flags at the graves of soldiers on Memorial Day. When the groups make their annual trip next year, it might be a little easier thanks to some special stickers being handed out around town.
On the heels of an order upholding the Arkansas School Board of Education’s decision to involuntarily consolidate the Hughes School District and the West Memphis School District, a letter is being distributed by concerned citizens in Hughes making several demands of their new district, including leaving the campuses in Hughes open so that children will not have to be bused to West Memphis.
The Hughes School District will be merged with the West Memphis School District as of July 1 after an order from First Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Richard Proctor denied the HSD’s request for a stay.
The mother of a toddler is being held in the county jail after officers found her dehydrated and malnourished son alone inside their home.
The search for a new caterer for the Forrest City Civic Center officially began Tuesday after a brief called meeting of the facility’s commission.
The location of KIPP: Forrest City College Preparatory School on South Washington Street is buzzing with activity.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are larger than life and some are everyday people. The Forrest City Public Library will be focusing on heroes, both imaginary and real, during its summer reading program entitled, “Every Hero Has a Story.”
The Arkansas State Board of Education has filed an answer to the Hughes School District’s lawsuit to prevent forced consolidation with the West Memphis School District, with 700 pages of documents requesting the dismissal of the case.
Personnel issues, including the rehiring of Forrest City School District coaches and band directors, were addressed by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick and the Forrest City School Board Thursday night.