Registering to voteUnregistered voters still have a few days to get registered in time to vote in the November general election. The deadline to register to vote or change an address and still be able to vote in the general election is Oct. 10. Unregistered voters may pick up a registration form in the St. Francis County Clerk’s office. Shelby Clark, left, receives some help filling out her registration form from Telisha Gilbert of the county clerk's office. Photo by Caleb Talley
FC Housing Authority Board approves $1.7 million budget - The Forrest City Housing Authority Board met Thursday to approve the agency’s operating budget before the start of its fiscal year, which begins Saturday.
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Enhanced driver’s licenses available starting Monday at local revenue office - St. Francis County residents will have the option to apply for security enhanced driver's licenses beginning Monday, Oct. 3. The Forrest City Revenue Office will be one of only 25 locations in the state where Arkansans can apply for the new licenses.
4-H fishing derby set for Saturday at Sports Complex - The St. Francis County 4-H program will hold its annual fishing derby for area youth on Saturday at the Forrest City Sports Complex.
FC City Council meeting Tuesday - The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at city hall.
Band of thieves busted looting vacant structure - Three St. Francis County residents and a Poinsett County resident were arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into the same Forrest Street home numerous times over the course of a month. The four individuals, two men and two women, are facing a number of felony charges related to both breaking and entering and drug possession.