The Palestine City Council approved a pair of bids for paving work during Tuesday’s monthly meeting, held at Palestine City Hall.
Superintendents of both the Forrest City and Hughes school districts are calling Monday’s combined board meeting regarding the possible consolidation of the HSD into the FCSD a positive step in the right direction.
Election day is still a few weeks away, but plans are under way for another election tradition, the Kiwanis Club’s annual Pancake Day.
The annual Forrest City Area Community Christmas Parade has been scheduled for Friday, Dec. 5, and this year’s theme is “The Spirit of Christmas.”
Homecoming for Forrest City High School is set for Friday, Oct. 17, when the Mustangs face the Paragould Rams.
High school officials and members of the Forrest City Athletic Booster Club are encouraging businesses to paint the city Mustang Blue in support of the team.
A Forrest City Public Works Department employee was sent home without pay Wednesday after refusing to remove campaign signs affixed to his personal vehicle.
Construction on the T-hangar and fuel system at the Delta Regional Airport in Colt will begin this month, according to officials with Garver Engineers.
Organizers of this year’s annual Forrest City Fall Fest are looking for local volunteers to assist with the event, which is set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
The process used to select engineers and architects used by the City of Forrest City was questioned during Tuesday’s council meeting.
Officials at Forrest City High School are gearing up for a week filled with homecoming activities next week as the Forrest City Mustangs prepare to take on the Paragould Rams.