Making soundsMaking sounds: The St. Francis County Extension Service recently visited Stewart Elementary School to teach students how sound works and how humans produce sound. Judy Sweet, 4-H program assistant, demonstrates how sound is produced in the vocal cords. Photo by Tyler Hale
Board members hear update on athletic facilities projects - Group discusses security measures on district campuses
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Man associated with feeding programs in area sentenced to federal prison for fraud - A former Arkansas resident involved with feeding programs in St. Francis, Lee and Cross counties was sentenced Thursday to federal prison for his role in a widespread scheme to steal money intended for feeding children in low income areas in Arkansas, according to a press release from Cody Hiland, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
PWSD employee charged with sexual assault involving student - An employee of the Palestine-Wheatley School District was arrested Thursday afternoon for sexual assault that allegedly involved a student.
Presidents’ Day closings announced - St. Francis County offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents' Day, according to officials at the St. Francis County Courthouse.
Polar Plunge set for Saturday at VCSP - Special Olympics Arkansas will host the 2018 Polar Plunge at Lake Dunn, located in Village Creek State Park, on Saturday, Feb. 17.