The owners of Fenter Physical Therapy (FPT), LLC, have announced a merger with East Arkansas Physical Therapy. Jerry Fenter, owner and operator of FPT with his wife Sara, said that although the owners have changed, patients can still expect the same quality care they have always received from EAPT for more than 20 years.
Poor test scores in a three-year period including 2012, 2013 and 2014 landed three Forrest City School District campuses on the Arkansas Department of Education’s priority school list.
The Boy Scouts of America has been a tradition for more than 100 years, and later this week area parents have an opportunity to get their boys involved.
Seven pounds of Ice, a form of methamphetamine, was found in a vehicle driven on Interstate 40 by a California woman Sunday night.
Next month’s school election has no contested races in either the Forrest City or Palestine-Wheatley school districts, and the St. Francis County Election Commission announced yesterday that only early voting will be held.
Pre-trial motions are scheduled for next week in the case of a Mississippi man accused of killing 12-year-old Joshua Wilson.
Mayor Randy Hefner and the Colt City Council met briefly Tuesday to discuss several projects the city is working on.
Last week’s announcement that that In-Home Services (IHS) provided through the Arkansas Department of Health would be transitioning to the private sector will have an impact across the state. Locally, St. Francis County and the 13 other counties that make up the Southeast Region could see more than 650 employees lose their jobs and more than 3,200 patients looking for care.
The Forrest City School District has split its Alternative Learning Environment students this year, creating the C.H.O.I.C.E. Academy for students in grades 6 through 8.
On Tuesday the St. Francis County Quorum Court heard an update on the parcel map project the body agreed to fund in February.