QC agrees to give coroner more funds

The St. Francis County Quorum Court voted to approve a budget increase of $3,500 for the coroner’s office during a regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday. The increase will bring the total budget for the office to $10,501 for the year.

Coroner: $64,000 needed to support office operations

During the second special called meeting of the Quorum Court budget committee in as many weeks, justices on Tuesday agreed to recommended a budget increase of $3,500 for the St. Francis County Coroner’s office – bringing the office’s total budget to $10,501— in response to a previous request from newly-elected coroner Stanley Hurst and his chief deputy, Effie Clay.

New coroner seeks funds, supplies

Newly-elected St. Francis County Coroner Stanley Hurst appeared before the Quorum Court’s Budget Committee during a special called meeting Monday to request additional funds to supply “necessary equipment” to the office of the coroner.