High demandThe Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute Board of Directors heard from several school administrators and instructors during Thursday night's meeting in response to claims made by state legislators during the recent legislative session. Welding instructor Rickey Martin told board members that there is a very high demand on CRTI welders for area manufacturing companies. Photo by Caleb Talley
CRTI administrators respond to claims from state legislators - Board votes to change cell phone policy
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FCSB approves salary schedule, hears update on future track facility - Members of the Forrest City School Board met during a special called meeting Thursday to revisit agenda items that were tabled during a Monday night meeting due to a board training session.
National Day of Prayer to be observed May 4 - Members of the community will gather together on the St. Francis County Courthouse lawn on May 4 to participate in an annual National Day of Prayer event.
Teen arrested for attempting to steal merchandise from Walmart - A Rison teen is behind bars after police allege he attempted to steal merchandise from Walmart, and was found hiding behind tires in the automative department.
New dog found dead in string of poisoning cases - Another dog was found dead this week on County Road 363 in Colt, bringing the total number of pets believed to have been poisoned to seven. Several more are reported missing.