Doing her shoppingFor children, playing also serves as training in many instances. Annabella Holland collects items for her shopping cart at a local day care. Photo by Kendal Ownes
City sees upward trend in commercial construction last year compared to ’14 - Forrest City ended last year with a total of $8,030,892.98 in estimated costs for local building and reconstruction projects, according to officials at city hall.
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Council discusses repairs to city’s sewer ponds - Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock has agreed to present city council members with a list itemizing equipment and repairs needed at the city's sewer ponds.
Court: Lawyer whiffing at trial doesn’t warrant new hearing - LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A death row inmate isn't entitled to a new sentencing hearing just because his trial lawyer said he may have delivered "one of the worst" closing arguments of his career, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Tax collections increase in December for Forrest City, Madison - Last year ended with a dip for most cities collecting taxes, with the exception of Forrest City and Madison, while county tax collections saw increases across the board.
State Republicans appear conflicted over term limits - LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than two decades ago, Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement by restricting how long lawmakers could serve in its Legislature. No one championed the movement more loudly than the state's Republicans, who saw it as a way to loosen the Democratic Party's generations-old grip on Arkansas' elected offices.