Beginning this morning, Forrest City residents were lined up waiting on members of the United State’s military to arrive at Forrest City Junior High to begin offering free medical, vision and dental care.
The St. Francis County Indigent Care Board approved almost $2,600 in payments to Forrest City Medical Center during its quarterly meeting Wednesday at the hospital.
The Legislative Arkansas Blue Ribbon Committee on Local 911 Systems will host a meeting Wednesday, July 16, at 1 p.m., at the East Arkansas Community College’s Fine Arts Center in Forrest City. The meeting will be open to the public.
Forrest City native Hugh Jarratt recently sold one million units of his invention, The Taco Plate, to Walmart Stores, Inc.
According to a press release from the St. Francis County Circuit Court Clerk’s office, the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department mailed juror summons to a number of St. Francis County residents in late May and early June with a report date of June 16.
New regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have a costly effect on energy providers.
Severe rain and lightning caused a number of power outages over the weekend, but workers with Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation and Entergy Arkansas are hopeful to have the problems repaired by the end of today.
Heavy rainfall earlier this month has already impacted the quality of crops in St. Francis County.
Area legislators are ready to take action on a pair of funding issues but are on hold as Gov. Mike Beebe decides whether a special session of the Arkansas legislature is needed.
Forrest City High School is hosting a six-week day camp known as Freedom Schools, a summer enrichment program designed to encourage a positive attitude toward learning for eighth grade students who will be starting high school in the fall.