Events will be held throughout the area over the holiday weekend, providing plenty of fun and entertainment for local families.
The St. Francis County Election Commission convened Wednesday evening to discuss making possible adjustments to polling sites in an effort to smooth the voting process and shorten wait times for voters in the coming election season, with both September school board elections and the general election in November approaching.
Fireworks and backyard parties go hand-in-hand with celebrating Independence Day, especially when the holiday falls just after the weekend, but city officials are urging area residents to use caution this holiday weekend to ensure a safe and enjoyable 4th of July.
The city of Colt will be celebrating Independence Day with a Smoke and Fire festival, hosted by the Colt Fire Department.
A number of issues in area public school districts came to the attention of the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee during the 2015 Arkansas Legislative Audits of the districts, reports from which were released earlier this month.
St. Francis County Quorum Court Justices on Tuesday approved three appointments to the SFC Museum Board.
Plans are being made for the third annual Fireworks Festival hosted by FCA United, which will be held Saturday, July 2.
Students in the Forrest City School District will be returning to classes in the fall with a new school dress code after nearly 10 years of a uniform policy.
Members of the Forrest City Civic Center Commission on Tuesday continued a discussion of funding for new commercial grade refrigeration equipment.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board learned Monday of a motion for preliminary injunction filed by Arlissa Harris, library director, against Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant and the Forrest City City Council.