A short called meeting of the Forrest City School Board on Tuesday night resulted in the unanimous decision to change a policy concerning compulsory attendance.
The beach at Lake Dunn at Village Creek State Park will again be the site of the annual Polar Plunge® to benefit the Special Olympics Arkansas. This year’s event is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, with registration beginning at 11 a.m., followed by the actual plunge at noon.
Building permits reported in November and December were enough to push the totals for this past year above the $3 million mark, but not enough to eclipse the more than $12 million recorded the previous year.
The retrial date for Walter Allen Brooks, also know as Qa’Tonius Lee Sirkaneo, has been set for December by Circuit Judge Richard Proctor.
Whether one’s preference is Thin Mints, Trefoils, Samoas or Tagalongs, everyone seems to have a favorite Girl Scout Cookie.
Searchers were unable to locate the body of a man who is believed to have jumped from the Madison Bridge on Highway 70 over the St. Francis River Thursday afternoon.
The search for a man who reportedly jumped from the Madison Bridge on Highway 70 East continued today.
With the contract expiring between the City of Colt and Waste Corporation of Arkansas (WCA), the company that picks up garbage in the city, members of the city council reviewed a pair of bids before opting for service provided by the St. Francis County Solid Waste Department.
Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission members agreed to fund the annual Street Hoop Fest and a pair of events to be attended by St. Francis County Museum staffers during the group’s first meeting of the year.
Patrons of the Forrest City Public Library will soon be able to find out about their genealogy through a pair of programs the facility is purchasing for 12 months.