Sheriff warns of phone scams occurring in SFC

A new round of phone scammers are attempting to prey on unsuspecting residents in St. Francis County, according to Sheriff Bobby May who said his department has received calls from concerned citizens regarding a tax time scam and a lottery scam.

Quorum Court denies application for funding

The St. Francis County Quorum Court unanimously accepted a recommendation from the county’s Economic Development Advisory Board to deny an application from an e-waste company seeking $250,000 in economic development funds.

Financial status of school district focus of retreat

Members of the Forrest City School Board learned during a retreat Monday night that the financial stability of the Forrest City School District in the current school year is sound, but that cuts of $1.5 million will be needed in 2015-16 to keep the district that way.