Court denies HSD request for stay pending appeal

The Hughes School District consolidation appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court may still be heard, but a formal order from the court this week has denied the district’s initial request to delay the Arkansas State Board of Education’s decision.

Public hearing planned for parks

The city of Forrest City will hold a public meeting Wednesday, July 1, to identify outdoor recreation needs as the city prepares to seek a grant through the Arkansas Recreation Grants Program from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

ASP investigating I-40 death of man

Arkansas State Police officials have released the preliminary findings in the death of a Forrest City man killed earlier this month in an accident on Interstate 40.

Court upholds health care law subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.