CRTI resuming classes Thursday

The Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute will reopen tomorrow after the campus suffered storm damage on Monday.

FC, HSD boards talk consolidation

Superintendents of both the Forrest City and Hughes school districts are calling Monday’s combined board meeting regarding the possible consolidation of the HSD into the FCSD a positive step in the right direction.

CRTI hit by strong winds on Monday

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute was once again the site of storm damage after Monday’s high winds peeled the roof off of several classrooms about 11:30 a.m.

Clinton to stump for Democrats in FC stop

A series of Democratic campaign rallies set to start Friday in Arkansas will end about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mustang Arena in Forrest City and feature former President Bill Clinton.

Taylor wins weekly Pigskin

Melvin Taylor’s guess at the final score of Saturday’s Arkansas-Alabama game was good enough to break a three-way tie and earn the $50 cash prize for winning last week’s Professor Pigskin Contest.

Mass flu shot clinic postponed

The mass flu immunization clinic set for Friday, Oct. 24, has been postponed, according to officials with the St. Francis County Health Unit.

One killed, four injured as storms sweep across Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A powerful storm system swept across Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma, killing at least one person and injuring four others, emergency officials said, as millions of people were in the path of hurricane-force winds and possible tornadoes later Monday.