The East Arkansas Community College Technology Center for the Delta in Wynne played host to the 10th annual East Arkansas Crossroads Coalition Banquet on Thursday night.
It is that time of year again, the time of year that the St. Francis County Tax Collector’s Office sends out their tax statements.
On Tuesday, a new parcel map for St. Francis County was approved by the Quorum Court.
The possible consolidation of the Forrest City and Hughes school districts took yet another step forward Monday night as school board members in both districts voted during called meetings to approve a petition for annexation and an annexation agreement that details the merger.
For the past several months, officials with the Forrest City and Hughes school districts have been working on a plan to consolidate.
With evidence of the area’s first round of winter weather still visible, forecasts for today and Saturday don’t look much better.
During the recent Arkansas Delta Byways Banquet, a local farming business was presented an award for its efforts in bringing in tourism.
The winter weather this week and cold temperatures should not have much impact on area farmers, according to Mitch Crow with the St. Francis County Extension Service.
While most of the main thoroughfares in the area have been cleared of ice, many residential roads still have bad spots.
Arkansas State Police Troop D has worked just over 20 accidents related to the icy road conditions, but according to Captain Jackie Clark, there have been no fatalities in the eight-county region.