The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department brought in cadaver dogs to search for a missing Heth woman on Wednesday, but found no evidence of a body.
Kirk Billingsley, president of the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the Bill Thomas Vision Award, the highest honor awarded by the Crossroads Coalition, during the organization’s annual banquet Tuesday night.
The called meeting of the Forrest City School Board, held last night, was supposed to be about whether or not district teachers and staff would receive incentive or “Christmas” bonuses.
The $1,000 incentive bonuses for Forrest City School District employees, which were discussed Monday night during a special called meeting of the district’s board, resulted in heated exchanges as board members argued and some employees alleged they cannot get on the board’s agenda.
The ninth annual Crossroads Coalition Dinner and Regional Leadership Awards will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Bill Thomas Technology Center for the Delta in Wynne. The event will feature three candidates in the Arkansas gubernatorial race in a moderated discussion.
The Wynne Police Department has arrested a man in the shooting deaths of two people on Colorado Street Tuesday night.
For the fourth year, Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at the intersection of Izard and Dillard streets, will host the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
A variance request from a couple living on Cook Street was accepted by the Forrest City Planning Commission on Tuesday, but not until after some discussion regarding a contractor who has disregarded the city’s codes in recent months.
Many children have BB guns, and many of them receive the guns as Christmas presents.
The Forrest City Public Library Board learned this week that its chairman, Brad Beavers, will not ask to be reappointed to the board when his term expires at the end of this year.