The Forrest City Water Utility received no violations in its 2014 annual drinking water quality report. Each year, the Arkansas Department of Health requires utilities across the state to report its findings.
Fans of Asian cuisine will want to visit the newly-remodeled Dragon China restaurant at 201 Deaderick Road, Suite 300, in Forrest City.
Dr. Tiffany Hardrick, superintendent of the Forrest City School District, confirmed this morning that reduction in force (RIF) notifications are being sent out to an unspecified number district employees.
Unwanted and expired prescription drugs can be as dangerous as illegal drugs, but are also more accessible to children. The Arkansas Drug Take Back Day, which is set for Saturday, is an effort to get these medications out of households and to have them disposed of properly.
A roadside Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker will be dedicated by the St. Francis County Historical Society at the Scott Bond Cemetery in Madison on Saturday.
A pair of community events in Colt took center stage at the Colt City Council meeting Tuesday.
Bids to sell a used tractor and to repair storm damage to the Widener Community Center were accepted by the Widener City Council this week.
The opening of bids for a new skylight at the Forrest City Public Library and the news that state auditors want the City of Forrest City more involved with the finances of the facility dominated the discussion at Monday’s library board meeting.
The threat of rain looming over the 13th annual Ride the Ridge Poker Run did not dampen the giving spirit of people in the area as the event raised more that $20,000 for Special Olympics and the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City.
It was announced Thursday that the five campuses of the Forrest City School District were given low grades in the Arkansas Department of Education’s new letter grading system for the 2013-14 school year. At Thursday night’s regular meeting of the Forrest City School Board, detailed reports were given to the board by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick for their review.