Many people are already making plans for the holidays, and so are the ladies of the Forrest City Junior Auxiliary. The FCJA is asking for the public’s help in making Christmas brighter for needy children through its annual Angel Tree Project.
Madison Mayor Bobby Hardrick asked the city council on Monday to have city attorney Joe Perry draft an ordinance to allow elected officials and city employees to work in city programs such as the summer feeding and youth program. The council responded by approving the request.
A new date for a mass flu immunization clinic has been set by the St. Francis County Health Unit. The event will be held on Nov. 21.
Lincoln Middle Academy of Excellence is one of only 67 schools statewide to earn the status of “achieving” with the Arkansas Department of Education.
An effort to get the Arkansas State Legislature to increase the daily pay to county jails holding state prisoners waiting for bed space is being endorsed locally by St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May and county judge Gary Hughes.
The Forrest City School District will continue the tradition of honoring local veterans at its annual Veterans Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10 a.m., at Mustang Arena.
On Tuesday, Forrest City voters sided with the city council’s decision earlier this year to abolish the city’s water commission.
On the eve of today’s General Election, the St. Francis County Election Commission met to try and resolve the matter of the Hughes Clerk/Recorder/ Treasurer seat.
Members of the St. Francis County Election Commission continued discussing issues surrounding the election in Hughes during a called meeting this morning.
A matter regarding the city clerk/recorder/treasurer position in Hughes dominated the discussion at Wednesday’s meeting of the St. Francis County Election Commission.