2015 Miss SFC RiceHaven McElhanon, right, is crowned the 2015 Miss St. Francis County Rice during an event hosted by the SFC Farm Bureau's Women's Committee last night. McElhanon, from Forrest City, is a junior at Palestine-Wheatley High School. She is the 16-year-old daughter of Dana Crisp and Steve McElhanon. Sawyer Ramsey, the most recent Miss SFC Rice, crowns McElhanon. Photo by Alan Smith.
Hardrick reviews letter grades with FC board members - It was announced Thursday that the five campuses of the Forrest City School District were given low grades in the Arkansas Department of Education's new letter grading system for the 2013-14 school year. At Thursday night's regular meeting of the Forrest City School Board, detailed reports were given to the board by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick for their review.
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Lieblong, Hankins announce retirements from CRTI - Leadership changes are in the works at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute following last night’s announcement by president Burl Lieblong that he will be retiring this summer.
Solar arrays for city’s water agency tabled - The Forrest City City Council agreed Thursday to table discussion of a proposal to seek a grant of up to $5.5 million to construct a solar array to supply electricity for the wells operated by the Forrest City Water Utility.
Break-in reported at deputy prosecutor’s office - The office of St. Francis County Deputy Prosecutor John Houseal was broken into this week, and the Forrest City Police Department is asking for the public's help in the case.
Home Improvement section in T-H - Today’s Times-Herald includes the annual Spring Home Improvement section offering tips and ideas for ways to improve one’s living space.