Members of the Forrest City School Board voted to renew the contract of district superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick for another three years during a board meeting Thursday evening.
The budget committee of the St. Francis County Quorum Court on Tuesday evening heard a request from Circuit Court Clerk Bette Green for $3,304.78 to be appropriated from a special fund for the clerk’s office to cover the cost of uniforms for her office staff.
During a regular meeting of the Forrest City Public Library’s Board of Trustees, members voted to close the library for two days to send the staff to the Arkansas Library Association’s annual conference, which will be held in Rogers Sept. 24 through 26.
Educators planning to focus on student growth and improvements
The St. Francis County Fair is just around the corner and organizers are looking for volunteers to help out each day during the week.
The St. Francis County Fair will begin in a few short weeks and organizers are encouraging those interested in participating in the traditional pageants to sign up now.
Members of the St. Francis County Emergency Food and Shelter Committee turned in applications for the next phase of federal funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), after finally receiving delayed funding from the previous phase.
Celebrations for Independence Day, a holiday often observed with outdoor activities, were dampened a bit when heavy rains hit the area on Tuesday, causing water to rise quickly and briefly collect over roadways.
Chance of rain unlikely to affect evening festivities
The St. Francis County Museum holds children’s programs every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, offering area children a fun and educational activity each week.