Wright wants meeting with Brickeys warden

Members of the Arkansas House of Representatives’s Judiciary Committee are hoping that a meeting will be called to discuss changes that may need to be made within the Department of Corrections in order to prevent escapes like the one that occurred in Brickeys on Monday.

CRTI Commencement Thursday at FC Civic Center

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City will hold its annual commencement exercises Thursday, June 16, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.

PWSD saving money to build high school

The Palestine-Wheatley School Board on Monday agreed to move $1.2 million from their operating fund into their building fund, in preparation of building a new high school facility. The money transfer was among a long list of agenda items agreed to by board members during their monthly meeting.