Water donationSeveral cases of water bottles were donated by the Nimocks Oil Company to the Forrest City High School Band this morning. In the photo above, band members Devontay Buford, left, Stanley Buford and Stan Buford gather up the cases of water that were donated, as Sam Myers and Asst. Band Director Michael Humphrey look on. Photo by Caleb Talley
Several SFC cities have filing periods beginning Friday - On Friday, independent candidates seeking municipal offices with mayor-council governments may begin filing petitions of nomination with the St. Francis County Clerk's office. Several St. Francis County towns will be tasked with filling each of their city council positions.
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Casino campaign wins more time to gather signatures - LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Supporters of a plan to legalize casinos in three Arkansas counties won additional time Wednesday to circulate petitions after falling short of the number of signatures needed to put their proposal on the November ballot.
Morledge issues order to unseal case between FCPL and City - Circuit Judge Chris Morledge has issued an order to unseal a court case between Arlisa Harris, director of Forrest City Public Library, and Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant and the city council.
FC man facing felony drug charges - A Forrest City man is facing multiple felony drug charges after officers found several grams of cocaine and cash during a traffic stop Wednesday evening. The arrest also led to the search of a Forrest City motel room, where officers found additional narcotics and proceeds believed to have been obtained through illegal activity.
One killed, one wounded in shooting - MEMPHIS (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody after a fatal shooting at a Memphis trucking company.