Stacking them upPlaying is not always just for fun, but sometimes it can be educational too. Foster Hargraves, age 2, stacks rings at a local day care this morning. Photo by Alan Smith.
Mayors in three cities ask voters to reallocate tax - Surpluses in solid waste funds in Caldwell, Colt and Widener prompted the mayors of these cities to ask their citizens to allow the funds to be use for general purposes.
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New company plant to request incentive funds - St. Francis County Judge Gary Hughes told Quorum Court justices Tuesday that AMT E-Waste Solutions will be the first company to apply for the county’s incentive tax funding, which was approved by voters in 2013.
Widener officials consider ways to keep repaired streets from being damaged - Widener officials are concerned that heavy vehicle traffic could damage recent work to resurface city streets, including the Jefferson Street area which had major damage before it was repaired through a state-aid project.
Early vote total climbs above 600 - Early voting totals at the St. Francis County Courthouse continue to grow as 635 residents had cast ballots as of about 9 o’clock this morning.
FC School Board meeting at FCJHS - The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening in the junior high school’s library.