Creating a viable workforce was the focus of a statewide conference held earlier this week in Little Rock.
The Forrest City Post Office is under new leadership with the announcement of John Putt as the new postmaster.
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.
The Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and area residents can expect to see a heightened presence from Arkansas State Police Troop D.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board has agreed to hire a second attorney to assist with the pending litigation filed against the district and the Wynne School District last week by the Forrest City School District.
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
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.
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.
An investigation by a special prosecutor into alleged criminal actions taken by First Judicial District Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Michael Ladd has led to his arrest by the Wynne Police Department on misdemeanor charges, but those may not be the only charges he faces as the investigation continues.
Evidence found in a shallow grave near Ridgecrest Club has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab as part of an investigation being conducted by the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division.