FC School board to hold hearing

The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening in the library on the junior high campus.

Billingsley wins year’s final Pigskin

Mary Ann Billingsley, of Widener won the final Professor Pigskin Contest of the 2016 football season by missing just two of the 15 selected games.

Study: Warming to trigger more U.S. downpours

WASHINGTON (AP) — Extreme downpours — like those that flooded Louisiana, Houston and West Virginia earlier this year — will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, and six times more frequently in parts of the Mississippi Delta, according to a new study.

Palestine parade to be held Tuesday

The annual Palestine Christmas Parade, originally set for Saturday, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6, beginning at 6 p.m.

November building permits reported

Forrest City permit totals for November were $124,100, bringing the city’s permit total for the year to $3,070,744.02.