Members of the Forrest City School Board on Tuesday learned more about the $2.4 million School Improvement Grant (SIG) recently announced for Forrest City Junior High School.
Monday’s meeting of the Forrest City Water Utility Commission was the first since Mayor Larry Bryant cast the deciding vote during a Forrest City City Council meeting to abolish the commission and also the first since a petition was filed calling for voters to decide whether or not the commission should be abolished.
The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department is looking for answers after a burned vehicle with a body inside was found this morning on a county road near Madison.
A controlled burn allowed by Forrest City Fire Department Chief Johnny Ruffin near Barrow Hill Road got out of control on Thursday.
The Ride the Ridge Poker Run provides fun, food and live entertainment to help raise funds for Special Olympics Arkansas and the Forrest City Junior Auxiliary. Saturday will mark a dozen years of the event, and organizers are inviting everyone out to enjoy the food and entertainment.
Troopers with Arkansas State Police Troop D arrested three people, traveling in separate cars, near the 232 mile marker of Interstate 40 near Palestine Tuesday morning.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court approved over $99,000 worth of additional appropriations to the 2013 budget on Tuesday following the approval of the budget committee.
Members of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s Board of Directors learned of four job vacancies during a report by CRTI president Burl Lieblong at the group’s quarterly meeting Tuesday evening.
The food for fines drive will be held next week, Monday, April 14, through Friday, April 18. Reneé Ward, circulation/young adult coordinator, spoke about the drive.
Each year, the St. Francis County Relay for Life is held to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.