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.

HSB leaves consolidation in hands of State Board

The Hughes School Board, meeting on Tuesday, decided to leave the matter of consolidation in the state’s hands after a meeting Friday in which members of the Forrest City School Board voted to rescind the voluntary petition for annexation and annexation agreement that was previously approved.

Madison cited in audit for failing to pay IRS

Members of the Madison City Council on Monday night reviewed the city’s 2013 audit, which, among other things, shows the city being cited for missing payments to the Internal Revenue Service for back payroll taxes.