Delta Regional Airport Authority Chairman Dr. John Kerr spoke to members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday, urging them to expedite the sale of the city’s airport.
Questions regarding the city’s solid waste department took center stage Tuesday night as members of the city council voiced concerns regarding the operation.
The Forrest City Water Commission approved a budget for capital projects on Monday, allocating more than $440,000 to nearly 30 projects.
After more than a decade of concentrating on opening the Delta Regional Airport, the focus is shifting as members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority begin to focus on the business aspects of operating the facility.
A town hall meeting has been scheduled for tonight in Hughes as city officials try to address community concerns that have arisen since the murder of a 23-year-old man earlier this month and news that the community may be losing its school.
The work to repair streets and drainage in Palestine is winding down, but city officials are hopeful that a few additional projects can be included as part of the $1.38 million grant the city received in 2012.
The clock is ticking for the Hughes School District as employees there prepare for the start of 2014-15 school year, their last as an independent public school system.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board on Monday unanimously voted to uphold a decision by Superintendent Jon Estes requiring fifth and sixth grade principal Zena Smith to take on additional duties without receiving additional pay.
With one week left before public schools open their doors, two area school districts will accept students who are transferring due to the academic distress designation currently facing three Forrest City School District campuses.
It’s been close to two years since the city of Forrest City started its own garbage collection, and while the program has faced challenges, Mayor Larry Bryant says it is moving in the right direction.