Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant has removed the interim tag from Forrest City Police Chief Deon Lee after six months on the job, officially naming Lee to the top spot in the Forrest City Police Department.
The National Weather Service is predicting that both the L’Anguille and St. Francis rivers will see flooding this week as heavy rain continues to fall.
Members of the Forrest City City Council Budget Committee went to work on the 2016 budget Tuesday night, agreeing to recommend several pay raises but tabled discussion of a request from Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock regarding his salary.
After more than 30 years serving the citizens of Forrest City and St. Francis County as a firefighter with the Forrest City Fire Department, Fire Chief Johnny Ruffin will hang up his turnouts at the end of March.
Delta Regional Airport Authority officials are hopeful that the Forrest City and Wynne airports will both soon sell, increasing the airport’s revenue and allowing officials to pay off outstanding debt from a line of credit.
The results of Tuesday’s primary and non-partisan judicial elections are now official after St. Francis County Election Commission officials agreed to add one provisional Republican ballot that was not counted.
The Arkansas Highway Commission has approved a bid of more than $1.2 million for a project to resurface five miles on Hwy. 70 from Forrest City to Crow Creek.
St. Francis County voters elected a pair of new county officials Tuesday in the SEC Primary election.
Frustration regarding the yet-to-be completed fire department substation was the main topic of discussion among members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday night.
The SEC Primary is set for Tuesday with voters across the South heading to the polls tomorrow. For many voters across St. Francis County, Tuesday’s election will also bring a new experience with several changes to polling locations.