OEM watching county roads for flooding

The clouds may have wrung their last few drops of rain for a while, after a steady drizzle covered the area Thursday and heavier rains moved in overnight, but emergency personnel in St. Francis County are still keeping an eye on rising waters from local rivers.

Sheriff seeks I-40 funds for promoted deputies

Members of St. Francis County Quorum Court’s budget committee on Tuesday evening voted to recommend the appropriation of nearly $26,000 annually from the Interstate 40 Interdictory Force Fund to the sheriff’s office to fund pay increases for selected employees.

JAFC hosting community cleanup Saturday

Members of Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City are planning to hold Team Up to Clean Up, a volunteer cleanup event, on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., starting in the parking lot of Forrest City Junior High School.