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.
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.
Two people have agreed to be on a referral list of certified persons willing to perform marriages, both traditional and same-sex, in St. Francis County, according to officials at the St. Francis County Judge’s office.
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.
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.
Dr. Tiffany Hardirck, superintendent of the Forrest City School District, said the district is applying for a number of the waivers now available to traditional public schools.
The Forrest City High School Band department will be accepting bottled water donations through the beginning of school in preparation for upcoming marching practices.
Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc., is soon to open a new health and wellness center at its Forrest City plant, officials with the company announced Tuesday during the Forrest City Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.
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.
David Brown was selected as interim president at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute, it was announced on Monday during a special meeting of the CRTI board of directors.