A muddy problemA muddy problem: Forrest City Water Department employees were hard at work Tuesday, trying to repair a water leak on Izard Street. Robert Davis, with the FCWD, removes mud and other buildup around the water line in order to repair the leak. Photo by Tyler Hale
Council reviews four new bids on pool project - Mayor asks group to seriously consider plans to either build or remodel city hall
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SFC looking to build new transfer station for solid waste - Members of the St. Francis County Quorum Court’s budget committee on Tuesday discussed funding and bid information for a new solid waste disposal transfer station project.
Officers learning how to better deal with mental health crisis situations - Local law enforcement officers are better equipped to handle volatile incidents, particularly those involving individuals experiencing mental health issues, after attending a crisis seminar focused on crisis situations and mental health disorders.
Sentencing for Boeckmann scheduled for Wednesday in U.S. District Court in LR - A former district judge in Cross and St. Francis counties who has admitted fashioning sentences to feed his own prurient interests should be imprisoned for three years and fined $50,000, the U.S. Department of Justice argued ahead of a Wednesday sentencing hearing for Joseph Boeckmann, according to a story in today’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
QC to hear transfer station presentation - The St. Francis County Quorum Court’s budget committee is scheduled to convene at 5 this evening to hear a presentation regarding a transfer station for the county.