Damage from the recent ice storm has closed the walking trails at Village Creek State Park.
Several law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Marshal Service, were involved in the arrests of a pair of burglary suspects over the weekend.
Psychiatric care among the elderly is a delicate subject. Children may notice changes in their parents due to depression or dementia. The Senior Care Program at Forrest City Medical Center is available to help in those situations.
The closing of Village Creek State Park last weekend because of ice and downed tree limbs postponed the annual Polar Plunge at Lake Dunn, but organizers have rescheduled the Special Olympics Arkansas fundraiser for Saturday, Feb. 15, at the park.
Two staff members at the Forrest City Public Library will attend a workshop in March aimed at teaching them ways to reach youth in the area after a unanimous vote of the library’s board on Monday.
Plans for a week-long Read Across America celebration in early March are well under way at Central Elementary School.
St. Francis County Circuit Court is still having problems getting residents to return juror questionnaires.
As the Forrest City School District opens its search for a new superintendent, the board is seeking input from the public.
The cost of a college education is steadily on the rise, which has parents and students constantly looking for funding to help ease the financial burden.
It was officially announced at the called Forrest City School Board meeting on Tuesday night that interim superintendent Joye Hughes is resigning, effective at the end of the current school year.