Eastern Arkansas has received more than 10 inches above the normal rainfall amount for this time of year, according to figures from the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna.
As one project is winding down, work on many others is getting ready to begin throughout the Forrest City School District.
Police are investigating the death of a Forrest City woman found Wednesday evening inside her home on C Street.
Another continuance has been granted in the trial for two area men facing federal weapons charges.
A plan to improve discipline throughout the Forrest City School District will be finalized before school begins.
Members of the Forrest City School Board on Thursday evening finalized the plan for spending over $8.8 million in stimulus money on programs throughout the district.
Officials at the federal prison in Forrest City hope a virus affecting inmates at the low-security complex will be contained in time for visits to resume by July 4.
A viral outbreak at the federal prison has forced officials to suspend visits with inmates.