I was saddened to read that three local schools had been placed on the academic distress list. I guess that’s what we’ve come to.
I went to the Spring Fling for a little while last Saturday, and heard something I don’t especially want to hear. It wasn’t mean, or racist, or particularly tasteless.
I’m glad to see that something is being done, at least supposedly, about Forrest City’s early warning system.
The last few days, I’ve been hard put to find something humorous in the paper for me to write about.
I firmly believe that a consumer has the right to expect reasonable quality from any purchase he or she might make.
In some 36 years of reporting, I covered more than a few meetings what were – shall we say – less than cordial in atmosphere and demeanor. And I’m not pointing at any particular city council, board or commission.
So, as is often the case, I was wrong in a prediction. I predicted that the Forrest City Water Commission would not be abolished, and it was.
While everyone is welcoming spring after a long, cold winter, there are some things that don’t go away like snow and ice does. An example is the existence of too many unwanted dogs – a problem that never goes away.
I don’t often admit that I’m wrong. There are two ways to look at this.
Well, d’you reckon that we’re through with ice for a while, finally?