Budget committee to seek $2.5 million to fund city projects

The Forrest City City Council’s budget committee will be tasked with finding and allocating approximately $2.5 million in the coming weeks in order to begin construction of the city aquatic center and a new city hall. According to Mayor Larry Bryant, construction on both facilities could begin this summer.

RPA sends letters to elected officials in St. Francis Co.

The Republican Party of Arkansas, along with the St. Francis County Republican Party, are preparing to apply pressure to elected county officials in 2018. Over the last month, each elected county officer has received a letter from the RPA asking them to change their party affiliation or be challenged.