Legislators ready to focus on highways, health care

State Representatives Marshall Wright, District 49, D-Forrest City and Reginald Murdock, District 48, D-Marianna expect a busy year in the state legislature with a fiscal session set for this year and a pair of major issues outstanding.

PWSD settles case, agrees to accept children

The Palestine-Wheatley School Board has agreed to a settlement that will allow the children of a Forrest City woman, who sued the school district and Forrest City School District regarding school choice, to attend school immediately in the PWSD.