Hardrick says state recognizes efforts in pushing workers toward certification
Faculty speaks with administrators, students to learn about Arkansas
St. Francis County Quorum Court justices adopted four separate ordinances during a meeting Tuesday night.
The opening of a new Chinese-based textile factory in Forrest City promises an increase of nearly 800 jobs and an investment of $410 million in the area, but Arkansas cotton farmers — particularly those in the Delta region — could stand to gain as well, seeing a much needed stabilization of the cotton industry.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board on Monday reviewed bids for installing fiber optics cable in order to improve Internet speed and capability and implement high-speed Internet service for all library connections.
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.
The Forrest City United Church Effort will be kicking off a new year of community-wide faith events with the second annual prayer walk, which will be held Saturday, May 13.
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.
The St. Francis County Community Foundation has completed its 2017 grant cycle by distributing over $25,000 in Giving Tree Grants to local nonprofits and other community organizations.
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.