Arson suspected in fire at apartments

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.

Creation of more jobs at Core-Mark welcomed new

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.