Healthcare Task Force weighs possible changes

Gov. Asa Hutchinson addressed members of the Healthcare Reform Legislative Task Force and his own Medicaid Advisory Council last week in a joint meeting to consider potential solutions for weaknesses in the state’s Medicaid program.

Forrest City family wins energy efficiency makeover

Ronald and Sarah Matlock of Forrest City, members of Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation, will soon receive up to $3,000 in energy efficient improvements to their home as winners of the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas 2015 Energy Efficiency Makeover Contest.

Students head back to school in FCSD

The first few hours of classes this morning for the Forrest City School District gave a promising start to the new school year according to Dr. Tiffany Hardrick, Superintendent of Forrest City Schools.

Fair lineup includes musical events, traditional pageants

The time for the St. Francis County Fair is drawing near again, and members of the St. Francis County Fair Board are working to line up many of the sights and sounds that have become annual favorites at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds, as well as some new attractions they are hoping will increase attendance to the fair.