The St. Francis County Museum will host a Memorial Day Service on Monday to honor local veterans, and museum curator Dena French said she hopes to see a nice crowd in attendance.
Zenna Smith, a former long-time Palestine-Wheatley School District employee, is suing the district claiming her dismissal in January is a violation of the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act (TFDA) and the Arkansas Civil Rights Act.
The St. Francis County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners welcomed a new board member Thursday, and also learned that the 2014 audit of the facility revealed no findings.
Most area schools and government agencies will be closed Monday in celebration of the Memorial Day holiday.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the agenda for the upcoming special session of the Arkansas legislature, and Senate Minority Leader Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, is voicing support for some of the issues, but not all.
Memorial Day is Monday, and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2869 are making plans for their annual events that honor those who have served this country.
Plans for a pair of community events and problems with overgrown properties dominated the discussion at the Colt City Council meeting this week.
Palestine Mayor Billy Shafer provided updates to city council members Tuesday evening on road conditions in a pair of different locations in the city.
Summer I classes at East Arkansas Community College will begin Tuesday, May 26. Registration for classes will continue through Wednesday, May 27.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant will soon be able to spend up to $20,000 on equipment and items for the city without seeking bids after the Forrest City City Council voted to increase his spending limit Tuesday night.