Federal offices closing Monday

All federal offices and banks will be closed Monday, Oct. 13, for the Columbus Day holiday, but that won’t be the case for local schools and government offices.

FCSD, HSD leaders eye consolidation

Members of the Forrest City and Hughes school boards will meet Monday evening at the Forrest City Junior High School to discuss a possible consolidation of the districts.

ADE Panel to review KIPP: Delta proposal

The Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel on Wednesday will listen to a presentation from KIPP: Delta Public Schools to amend its current charter to locate a campus in Forrest City.