FCSD denies transfers requested by nearly 50

Parents of nearly 50 students living in the Forrest City School District have received notifications from the district saying the transfers of their students to other area school districts are being denied due to a pair of state laws legislating School Choice transfers.

PW, Wynne taking student transfers for 2014-15 year

When public school classes start later this month, more than 100 students who live in the Forrest City School District will be attending classes in the Palestine-Wheatley and Wynne school districts because several FCSD schools are currently on the Arkansas Department of Education’s academic distress list.

DRAA board may seek bids to farm land

A called meeting may be necessary for members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority to decide whether or not to seek bids from area farmers who may be interested in growing crops on more than 200 acres at the regional airport in Colt.