Still piling upYard debris is piling up across Forrest City due to continuing problems with equipment in the Forrest City Street Department. Shown above are just a few of the piles lining Forrest Street, waiting to be picked up. Piles similar to this can be found throughout neighborhoods in Forrest City. Photo by Alan Smith.
Equipment issues continue to cause collection delays - Equipment issues continue to plague the Forrest City solid waste department, forcing changes in scheduling even as yard debris continues to pile up along many city streets.
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SFC Indigent Care Board approves quarterly payments - The St. Francis County Indigent Care Board approved close to $5,000 in payments to Forrest City Medical Center during its quarterly meeting held Wednesday at the hospital. The board unanimously voted to approve $4,974.15 in payments to the hospital for the period that ended March 31. According to an income statement for the board, the total revenue for the period from Jan. 1 through March 31, was $5,851.94, with 85 percent of the revenue eligible for indigent care payments. Board members also approved 37 applications for assistance totaling $112,436.22 in outstanding bills to FCMC. Three of the bills approved were in excess of the $8,500 limit. The board also agreed … Continued
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