SFCHA approves changes to administrative plan

The St. Francis County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on Thursday night approved updates of an administrative plan concerning “the definition of family, equal access rule and sexual orientation,” according to the meeting agenda.

FCHS Welcomes Back Seawood

Chrystal Seawood, a Forrest City High School graduate, is excited to return to her alma mater this fall as a first-year Fellow with the University of Arkansas’s Arkansas Teacher Corps, teaching ninth grade English and focusing her students on writing and literacy.

McElhanon: Rice helps local, state economies

Haven McElhanon, Miss St. Francis County Rice 2015, has traveled the county this year sharing her platform on rice education, including her latest stop at the Forrest City Country Club on Tuesday for the Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.

School board names Council CES principal

During a special meeting Monday evening, at the Forrest City Junior High library, members of the school board voted to approve several employee appointments throughout the district based on recommendations of superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick.

Extension agent issues warning about firewood from outside SFC

While St. Francis County is not one of three other counties in the state to be added to the list of emerald ash borer sightings recently, according to a release from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Jason Ring, St. Francis County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science, said county residents should still be aware of the issue and follow a few simple rules in order to maintain that status.