New school plansThe Palestine-Wheatley School Board met in special session Monday to discuss having a sign placed on the new school property and the upcoming construction contract. Nabholz Senior Project Manager Adam Seiter, left, reviews drainage plans for the property with board member Vernon Thweatt.
PW School Board to hire local contractor for work - The Palestine-Wheatley School Board, during a special meeting on Monday, agreed to contract with a local business for groundwork on the construction of the new high school.
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Twillie joining three brothers by being named to Hall of Fame - On Friday, Sept. 28, Jesse Alvin Twillie will become the fourth Twillie brother to be inducted into the Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame.
Taylor wins second Pigskin of season - For the second time this season, R.C. Taylor of Forrest City, has won the Professor Pigskin football contest.
SFC Museum Board meeting this evening - The St. Francis County Museum Board is scheduled to meet at 5 this evening at the museum. On Thursday, the Forrest City Houisng Authority Board will meet at the FCHA office on Dawson Road at 5:30 p.m.
Roofing jobs continue to lead permits - Fewer building permits were issued by the City of Forrest City in August than in July, but the majority of the permitted projects continue to be for roof repairs.