KIPP gets preliminary approval for location change

The Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel (CAP) has approved a change in location for the KIPP Delta Charter Schools’ Forrest City location, which is scheduled to open in August.

FC School Board meeting at jr. high

As of press time, the Forrest City School Board meeting scheduled for this evening was still going to be held.
The board will meet in the library on the junior high campus, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.

FC Council meeting canceled

The Forrest City City Council meeting rescheduled from Tuesday to tonight has been canceled.
The council’s next meeting is set for Tuesday, March 3.

Wright, Murdock have bills pending before Legislature

State Representatives Marshall Wright, D-Forrest City, and Reginald Murdock, D-Marianna, agree that much of the difficult work before the 90th Legislative Session has been taken care of, but admit there are still things that need to be done.

Frozen body sent to crime lab

The Forrest City Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found near a West Broadway business Tuesday morning.

FCSD closed for Wednesday

There will be no classes in the Forrest City School District on Wednesday, Feb. 18, due to road conditions from Monday’s inclement weather.