Work on I-40 through FCity winding down

More than a year of construction on an eight-mile portion of Interstate 40 from Forrest City to Widener will soon be complete, opening all four lanes of the expressway and decreasing the amount of heavy truck and interstate travel on Hwy. 70 through downtown Forrest City.

Recycling event to help residents get rid of items

The East Arkansas Planning and Development District, with assistance from officials with the city of Forrest City and NEARCO, will host a recycling and e-waste collection event Thursday, Aug. 28, at the intersection of Broadway and Rosser Streets

PPD again participating in surplus program

The Palestine Police Department was temporarily suspended from a federal program that provides surplus Department of Defense equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies for use in anti-drug or counter-terror operations.

Lofton shares tips for success with Farm Bureau members

Forrest City Mustangs basketball coach Dwight Lofton gave St. Francis County Farm Bureau members a taste of what it takes to be a champion during the annual Farm Bureau banquet Thursday night at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of East Arkansas Community College.