Two of five campuses in the Forrest City School District received failing grades on a new grading system being used by the Arkansas Department of Education while the other three campuses received D’s.
A crawfish boil, barbecue, live entertainment, a motorcycle poker run and door prizes will be featured at the 13th annual Ride the Ridge Poker Run Saturday to support Special Olympics and the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City.
The Forrest City Civic Center Commission officially received notice this week from its in-house caterer that the company will be leaving the facility and not seek another contract.
The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening in the library on the junior high school campus.
Tuesday’s meeting of the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission saw the group award more than $100,000 worth of hamburger tax funds to to projects for various organizations.
The Palestine City Council has agreed to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator for city hall and to train city hall staff on the use of the equipment.
Forrest City native Katie West recently joined the Times-Herald staff as a graphic designer with a focus on advertising design.
The Palestine-Wheatley School District is accepting Arkansas School Choice and Opportunity School Choice applications for students who want to transfer.
The omission of a line item in the city of Madison’s sewer budget led to a disagreement last night between Mayor Bobby Hardrick and city councilman Ocie Williams. Hardrick called the omission of $8,000 for repairs and supplies a “human error,” but the budget amendment died due to the lack of a motion.
Men between the ages of 45 to 70 are at high risk for prostate cancer, and the annual Lee County Men’s Health Fair aims to educate them on the disease.