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School district investigating fight in classroom - Forrest City School District Superintendent confirms they are investigating this incident. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Forrest City High students plan and act out fights - A story we aired yesterday that went viral on our Facebook page has also generated hundreds of comments. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

City to discuss water meters, conservation - The Galt City Council on April 15 is expected to receive a presentation on water conservation measures, including the upcoming installation of water meters and provide input to city staff. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

FA Cup: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic match preview - When Manuel Pellegrini's men were drawn against Wigan Athletic in the quarter final of the FA Cup last month, unwanted flashbacks would have entered the minds of everyone connected to Manchester City football club.         - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

'Forrest Park' marker will move from city-owned shed; lawsuit still looms - If the Sons of Confederate Veterans had not made arrangements for the one-ton granite Forrest Park marker to be moved, the city said it would auction it off. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Two Arkansas schools to receive $6.1 million in improvement funds - LITTLE ROCK — Two Arkansas schools will receive $6.1 million in federal School Improvement Grant money, state education officials said Monday. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Former Batesville Mayor Biard dies at age 74 - BATESVILLE — Former Batesville Mayor Joe Biard, the north Arkansas city's longest-serving mayor, has died at age 74. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa City Board of Education approves donation of right of way for City Walk - The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Paul McKendrick's recommendation to donate the University Place Elementary First Avenue right of way to the city of Tuscaloosa free of charge. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Firm wins appeal in patient death - The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a lower court’s ruling in favor of the family of a Forrest City man who walked away from a residential care facility and was later found dead. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

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4 men seeking job as Council Bluffs police chief - KWQC 6 - The four people competing for the position are Fremont, Neb., Police Chief Jeffrey Elliott; John Farmer, former police chief in Forrest City, Ark., and a former Omaha police lieutenant; and Terry LeMaster and Scott Milner, both captains with the ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Woman begins solo run from SF to New York - SFGate (blog) - Goldman was honored by Mayor Ed Lee on the steps of City Hall around 8 a.m. before setting off with her modified jogging stroller in the world-record attempt. “This is the closest I'll be to Forrest Gump,” Lee said in front of a small crowd that ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Yarber: Risk and Reward - Jackson Free Press - The Ward 6 councilman is counting on what he calls the "everyday people" who sent him to the city council twice—once in 2009 and then again last year—to vote him into the mayor's office on April 22. On paper, the case for Yarber is compelling. At age ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Is That Really How They Wanted This to Happen? Tranquilized Bear Falls From ... - - ... in order to relocate it to a safer environment. Before the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission tranquilized the bear 350-pound bear, which climbed a Panama City city tree Sunday night, the fire department rigged a set of tarps to ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Boston police saved the city, unlike at Hillsborough - The Pendulum - On April 15, 1989 soccer fans packed Sheffield's Hillsborough Stadium for an FA Cup semifinal between Liverpool and Nottingham Forrest. An overpacked Leppings Lane grandstand created a human crush, like a stampede, that killed 96 and injured 766. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Hyde Park Council votes against speed hump - - (Photo: Forrest Sellers/The Community Press ). SHARE 1 CONNECTTWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE ... flat enough that they could accommodate speed humps, he said. The city had conducted a postcard survey of residents near the proposed locations. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Two Public Schools to Receive School Improvement Funds - KARK - Wonder Jr. High School in the West Memphis School District will receive $3,721,470 over three years, and Forrest City Junior High School in the Forrest City School District will receive $2,400,000 over two years. “The federal funds will allow these ...Two Arkansas schools to receive $6.1 million in improvement funds - Arkansas News2 east Arkansas schools receive federal funds - Stuttgart Daily Leader - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

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