The damage to many area crops from below freezing temperatures recently has prompted St. Francis County Judge Gary Hughes to issue a disaster emergency proclamation.
Plans for the third annual “Blazin Fundraizin” citywide yard sale are being finalized with less than a month before the yearly event which raises money for the city’s volunteer fire department.
Record low temperatures last weekend have many area farmers taking a wait-and-see approach to this year’s crops.
Improvements at the St. Francis County Courthouse and Jail, to be funded with bond issues, were approved by voters during a special election Tuesday.
The members of the Forrest City Civic Center Commission may be headed back to the Advertising and Promotion Commission to ask for funding for improvements to the facility.
The Madison City Council agreed on Monday to begin the process of condemning two pieces of property and demolishing a third, during the monthly meeting of the city council.
Forrest City residents may notice something new in their neighborhoods as local police officers are now being allowed to take patrol cars home at the end of their shift.
Forrest City Fire Chief Johnny Ruffin has taken on a new responsibility after accepting the position of St. Francis County Fire Service Coordinator.