FCPD Chief Reynolds discusses officers’ dismissals

On Tuesday, the Forrest City Police Department dismissed two officers, one for posing for a photo in uniform with a felon who had a gun inside the officer’s home and another who was working in Hughes as an officer while on medical leave from the FCPD.

PW Board agrees to reduce stipend for one principal

The Palestine-Wheatley School Board upheld a recommendation from superintendent Jon Estes to reduce the stipend paid to fifth and sixth grade elementary principal Zenna Smith following an open personnel hearing and an executive session held prior to the start of Monday’s school board meeting.

Teen bicyclist struck by pickup

A Forrest City teenager was listed in fair condition today at Region 1 Medical Center in Memphis after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of West Broadway and Scott streets last night.

Deadline nears for Santa letters

Santa Claus and his elves are working very hard making Christmas gifts, and the Times-Herald is helping out by collecting letters from area children for the annual Letters to Santa special section.