Sanyo is once again scaling back its workforce at the Forrest City facility.
Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man found dead Friday in a ditch near Widener, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run.
The Federal Correctional Complex-Forrest City is preparing to receive one of its most high-profile inmates early next week.
Prison officials will ask Congress to include funding for a U.S. Penitentiary in Forrest City in its 2011 federal budget.
The Forrest City School Board on Monday accepted the retirement of high school principal Abbie Robinson, who said after much thought and prayer, she has decided to leave the district.
The Forrest City School District will soon receive more money being generated through a millage increase voters approved in September.
The Forrest City School District is seeking reimbursement of over $72,000 it recently had to repay the state due to mismanagement of a summer enrichment program.
A July trial date has been set for a Palestine politician and an area police officer who are accused of using the Wheatley Police Department as a cover for the purchase of machine guns.
The second meeting between Southern Bancorp and community leaders is scheduled for Tuesday at the St. Francis County Courthouse. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.