The annual Christmas parades in Forrest City and Palestine are set to roll this weekend and organizers from both events gave updates on their events.
It was a busy Thanksgiving weekend as usual for Arkansas State Police Troop D, but it was fatality-free according to Lt. David Moore this morning.
Talk of a new festival that would focus on the blues artists native to St. Francis County have begun, and the SFC Museum Board said recently that they would support such an endeavor.
The fifth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church is on schedule for Thursday’s event, according to organizers LaTwon Whitby and Berta Elphingstone.
A trio of suspected arson fires in the early morning hours on Sunday have the Forrest City fire and police departments working together to catch those responsible.
Each December, the historic William Stone House in Colt hosts its Christmas House, a fundraiser that not only helps maintain the property but also gives people an opportunity to purchase homemade gifts.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court voted unanimously to levy both the real estate and personal property millages for 2014 on Tuesday.
Those who prefer reading electronic books, or eBooks, now have the option to check them out at the Forrest City Public Library.
In October, Forrest City continued to reap the benefits from a new city tax for improvements, while the collection of county tax was up compared to the same month in 2013.
Control of the Forrest City Water Utility has officially changed hands from the water commission to Mayor Larry Bryant and the Forrest City City Council after the certification of last week’s election by the St. Francis County Election Commission.