PWSD to reapply for free lunch program

Palestine-Wheatley Superintendent Jon Estes informed board members, in a meeting held Monday evening, that the district is at risk of losing its Provision 2 status, which allows the school to offer free lunches to all students because a high percentage of students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Vandiver explains upcoming plans for downtown FC

The Forrest City Downtown Revitalization Committee is working to make downtown Forrest City a prime location for area residents as well as visitors to learn about and enjoy the rich culture of the Delta in new and exciting ways. Committee member Jenny Vandiver detailed some upcoming projects that she and other committee members are hoping will do just that in the coming year.

Dispatchers get first-hand experience with Mace

“Open your eyes,” was the phrase repeated most frequently this morning outside of the St. Francis County Jail as dispatchers, one after another, were sprayed with aerosol self defense spray, better known by its trademarked name, Mace.