The members of the St. Francis County Health Care Grant Committee crossed another hurdle Thursday when they agreed to fund three more applications for the first year of the program.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed to table a discussion surrounding the rental of the high school cafetorium after board members could not find a solution to a possible problem.
Voters in the Forrest City School District voted overwhelmingly to elect Joey Astin as the new Position 4 member on the Forrest City School Board.
It was another long night for members of the St. Francis County Election Commission as they worked into Wednesday morning on Tuesday’s countywide school elections.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court unanimously passed a proposal submitted Tuesday by county elected officials setting the projected revenue for 2008.
St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May is defending the operation of the county jail after a member of the quorum court last week questioned the procedures there.
Elections officials are gearing up for school board races in two of the three school districts in St. Francis County.
The polling locations for Tuesday’s school board elections in St. Francis County will include a pair of places where many voters will probably not cast any ballots.
Members of the St. Francis County Quorum Court budget committee and county elected officials began hammering out a 2008 budget Thursday during a meeting at the courthouse.
Seven area charitable organizations could receive full funding from a county grant program designed to assist local citizens.