PWSB hires Fort Smith firm to design school

The Palestine-Wheatley School District is another step closer to having a new high school after members of the district’s school board agreed on Monday to hire a Fort Smith-based architecture firm to begin design of the new building. The school board also entered into a contract to officially purchase the land where the new school will stand.

FC man stopped with drugs near school

A Forrest City man is behind bars after a routine traffic stop near an elementary school yielded nearly seven ounces of marijuana and cocaine.

Highway Commission approves bid for roadway improvement

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Marianna, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials. The project, an overlay of approximately 3.5 miles of roadway, is expected to begin in two to four weeks.

March Madness contest in T-H

It’s time for March Madness, and inside today’s Times-Herald readers will find a bracket to fill out and return for a chance to win a grand prize Weber Spirit E-201 LP Gas Grill donated by Vaccaro Lumber Company, one of five sponsors of the bracket contest.