The Forrest City School Board hired a search firm during a special meeting Tuesday night and immediately began working to find a replacement for superintendent Lee Vent, who recently resigned.
The search is beginning for a new superintendent to lead the Forrest City School District.
Lee Vent, superintendent of the Forrest City School District, is one of five people being considered to replace retiring Barton School District Superintendent Roy Kirkland.
The Forrest City School Board on Monday agreed to enter into a contract with a local company to try and ensure that the new HVAC system at the high school works properly.
Plans for a possible U.S. Penitentiary in Forrest City were made public Wednesday by representatives of the Federal Bureau of Prisons who met with community leaders to outline the process.
A Lee County man was allegedly shot and killed by his girlfriendâ€™s estranged husband during a domestic disturbance just south of Marianna early Sunday.
The deputy prosecutor today defended the 10-year prison sentence given to a Forrest City man in the death of a four-year-old child who was beaten.
A man who beat a child to death with an electrical cord for wetting the bed was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday.
The Forrest City School Board Monday night agreed to partner with the Great Rivers Education Service Cooperative on a project to enhance the districtâ€™s computer networking.