The new warden at the federal prison complex in Forrest City said one of his goals is to get the facility fully staffed, even though he realizes there may be some challenges along the way.
There will be no incentive bonuses for county employees this year after a close vote by the St. Francis County Quorum Court Tuesday evening supporting a recommendation by the budget committee.
Staff members at the federal prison in Forrest City are preparing for the November arrival of a new warden.
A pair of vacant seats on the Forrest City School Board were filled Tuesday during the annual school election.
The St. Francis County Museum Board at its next meeting will consider adding six more positions to the current 12-member board.
A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a front-end loader that King Disposal was using to try and catch up on collecting trash from apartments and businesses in Forrest City.
Inmates in the medium-security unit at the Federal Correctional Complex in Forrest City led the nation last year in earning their GED.
Sanyo Manufacturing Corp., in Forrest City is moving more of its operations toward its facilities in Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, costing more local employees their jobs.
A pair of fatalities were reported on Interstate 40 in Arkansas State Police Troop D on Wednesday.