Mrs. Barbara Jean Washington was born Dec. 6, 1942, to Luella Thomas and Percy Bailey. She was a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church.
A proposal to consolidate the Hughes School District with the Forrest City School District could come early next year, FCSD Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick told members of the Forrest City School Board Thursday night.
In the last regular meeting of the St. Francis County Quorum Court, Judge Gary Hughes and members of the group honored retiring justice Charles McGowan.
A proposed 50 cent increase in pay for city employees is reflected in the 2015 Forrest City Public Library budget that was adopted by the facility’s board on Monday.
The annual Christmas open house at the St. Francis County Museum will be held Monday, Dec. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and while most people are in the Christmas spirit, there may be some who are waiting to take those perfect gifts.
The public is invited Thursday to the grand opening of the new 35,000-square-foot Woodruff Electric Cooperative, Inc., headquarters, which officially opened in November.
Two Forrest City Police Department officers were fired Tuesday, the result of separate internal investigations regarding actions by both men.
A civil lawsuit has been filed by current Hughes mayor Larry Owens against the St. Francis County Election Commission over the results of the November General Election.
The 2014 runoff election is official after the St. Francis County Election Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to certify the results. The vote came after three additional votes were accepted and five rejected.