Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, in the food industry.
The 2016 budget process for the St. Francis County General Fund that began this summer ended Tuesday as the SFC Quorum Court justices voted to accept the proposed budget.
Needed repairs to County Road 130, located northwest of Palestine, will have the road closed through most of this week.
A fire in the Dawson Homes Apartment Complex that authorities believe was intentionally set destroyed four apartments early this morning. One resident is in critical condition today at Regional One in Memphis from injuries she received in the fire, and a firefighter was treated at Forrest City Medical Center for smoke inhalation.
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute officials are preparing for an upcoming visit by a team from the Council on Occupational Education.
The news recently that a five-year agreement between Core-Mark and Murphy USA should mean more jobs in Forrest City has been well received by officials in the city, St. Francis County and at the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce.
A delay in M&M Catering receiving a contract as the new caterers for Forrest City Civic Center will see the facility’s commission meeting in special session next week.
Forrest City Public Library director Arlisa Harris spoke to the FCPL Board Monday about a pair of conferences she has attended since the September meeting.
One week from today is the deadline for paying 2014 real estate and personal property taxes for which property owners received notices in February.
For several months, justices on the St. Francis County Quorum Court Budget Committee and other elected officials have been working to reduce a projected deficit of about $300,000 in the county general fund.