March Madness contest in T-H

Welcome to March Madness. It’s that time of year again, when all of the chatter about teams involves phrases like body of work, good wins, bad losses, and of course, RPIs, résumés and the dreaded bubble.

Company awarded contract for bridges

A Louisiana Company has been selected to make more than $60 million in improvements to a pair of Interstate 40 bridges in St. Francis County.

Committee to recommend personnel policy changes

Policy changes could be in the works for the City of Forrest City’s employee handbook within the next month if several recommendations made Thursday by the city council’s personnel committee are passed by the full council.

Consolidation with HSD tabled by State Board

Where students in the Hughes School District will attend classes in the fall remains up in the air today as the Arkansas State Board of Education decided on Thursday to table the issue until April.

ABC School registering students

The ABC School in the Forrest City School District on Monday will begin registering students to begin classes in the fall semester.

Rivers nearing flood stages on SF, L’Anguille

Area emergency officials are keeping an eye on the L’Anguille and St. Francis rivers and warning residents to make plans for alternate routes as both rivers will continue to rise with more rainfall forecast for the area.