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.
Leadership changes are in the works at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute following last night’s announcement by president Burl Lieblong that he will be retiring this summer.
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.
The office of St. Francis County Deputy Prosecutor John Houseal was broken into this week, and the Forrest City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the case.
Today’s Times-Herald includes the annual Spring Home Improvement section offering tips and ideas for ways to improve one’s living space.
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.
Two of five campuses in the Forrest City School District received failing grades on a new grading system being used by the Arkansas Department of Education while the other three campuses received D’s.
A crawfish boil, barbecue, live entertainment, a motorcycle poker run and door prizes will be featured at the 13th annual Ride the Ridge Poker Run Saturday to support Special Olympics and the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City.
The Forrest City Civic Center Commission officially received notice this week from its in-house caterer that the company will be leaving the facility and not seek another contract.
The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening in the library on the junior high school campus.