Hardrick reviews letter grades with FC board members

It was announced Thursday that the five campuses of the Forrest City School District were given low grades in the Arkansas Department of Education’s new letter grading system for the 2013-14 school year. At Thursday night’s regular meeting of the Forrest City School Board, detailed reports were given to the board by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick for their review.

Solar arrays for city’s water agency tabled

The Forrest City City Council agreed Thursday to table discussion of a proposal to seek a grant of up to $5.5 million to construct a solar array to supply electricity for the wells operated by the Forrest City Water Utility.

Home Improvement section in T-H

Today’s Times-Herald includes the annual Spring Home Improvement section offering tips and ideas for ways to improve one’s living space.

Volunteer accused of spanking child

The Forrest City School District and Forrest City Police Department are investigating allegations that a volunteer spanked a child with a belt following a Wednesday afternoon altercation between the child and another student.

Public meetings set for tonight

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