Commission considers making changes to polling locations

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.

Officials stress safety for 4th of July holiday

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.