Working through the weatherWorking outdoors today required layers of warm clothing, as the wind chill dropped to 26 degrees in Forrest City. A roofing crew reconstructing the roof of a house on Garland Avenue this morning were well prepared for the cool weather. Photo by Caleb Talley
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Capps requests hiring of inspector to survey Forrest Street property - The Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday night to hire an independent inspector to survey the condemned property on North Forrest Street. The council also agreed to implement a nepotism policy in the police department, and heard quarterly updates from the city's department heads.
FC woman arrested after apartment complex fire - A Forrest City woman was arrested on Wednesday after authorities alleged she started a fire that caused more than $100,000 worth of damage to an apartment complex on Tennessee Street.
Christmas at the William Stone House to be held through Saturday - The William Stone House in Colt will open its doors this weekend to area residents looking for locally-made gifts for the holidays.
Raises for Bryant, Murdock tabled by FC City Council - Proposed raises for Mayor Larry Bryant and Water Utility Director Calvin Murdock were tabled during Tuesday night's Forrest City City Council meeting. Despite an inconclusive vote on Murdock's salary increase, council members elected to wait until the next regular meeting to discuss both raises.