The first-degree murder trial of Majed “Mike” Attaharwi of Forrest City opened Tuesday with the selection of 12 jurors and one alternate being completed just after noon. Attorneys made their opening statements when court convened about 2 p.m., after which testimony in the case began.
A pair of celebrations are planned in St. Francis County to celebrate the Fourth of July.
A new security monitoring system will allow Central Elementary School more control over who enters the facility during the day.
The murder trial in the July 2013 death of James Holland is scheduled to begin Tuesday, but the attorney for defendant Majed “Mike” Attaharwi is asking for a continuance.
The Fourth of July holiday is a week from today. To many, the holiday means cookouts, spending time with friends and family and fireworks.
A combination of late winter weather and a lot of rain has delayed St. Francis County Road Department projects, according to Judge Gary Hughes.
The members of the Forrest City School Board voted unanimously, Tuesday, to reinstate the position of deputy superintendent at the request of Superintendent Tiffany Hardrick during a called meeting held at Forrest City Junior High School.
The Forrest City Police Department is looking for information after three business located in a North Washington office complex were burglarized over the weekend.
Those driving passed the Forrest City Sports Complex as the sun went down Friday night might have seen a crowd of more than 200 people enjoying the evening, each others company and a movie outdoors
Revitalization efforts in Forrest City have received a vote of confidence as the Arkansas Downtown Network (ADN) has officially named the city as one of four new members.