Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the agenda for the upcoming special session of the Arkansas legislature, and Senate Minority Leader Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, is voicing support for some of the issues, but not all.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant will soon be able to spend up to $20,000 on equipment and items for the city without seeking bids after the Forrest City City Council voted to increase his spending limit Tuesday night.
A group of area residents and elected officials met officially, Tuesday, kicking off an effort to utilize a plan approved by voters to build an aquatic center and track facility to improve the quality of life for citizens of Forrest City and St. Francis County.
The future of the presidency at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute may be on hold as local officials await the creation of a 15-member Arkansas Department of Career Education board and the approval of a list of candidates by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Members of the Widener City Council on Monday agreed to allow city residents who recently received letters regarding the conditions surrounding their homes an additional month to tidy up or face court proceedings forcing them to do so.
The next phase of construction on Interstate 40 in St. Francis County will begin this week with overnight lane closures on I-40 on bridges at Shell Lake and Blackfish Lake.
Forrest City residents will soon hear a new system providing early warnings when dangerous storms pass through the area.
The Forrest City Civic Center Commission agreed Tuesday to continue providing an in-house caterer for future functions at the facility.
A new law being proposed to prohibit the parking of vehicles on grass in the front yards of Forrest City homes is drawing support from Mayor Larry Bryant as a way to tidy up the appearance of the city.
Despite the reservations of City Attorney Alan Cline and questions regarding how the law will be enforced, a proposal to set regulations for gaming machines in Forrest City is headed for a second reading before the Forrest City City Council.