Close to 200 area residents filled the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center Thursday night to hear about the future of economic development in Forrest City and St. Francis County and to honor one area citizen for years of service to the community.
A row of buildings on North Washington Street in downtown Forrest City was destroyed by fire this morning.
Members of the Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday to purchase property on West Broadway, but didn’t agree on exactly what use the property will have.
The Forrest City City Council adopted an ordinance Tuesday appropriating close to $15,000 for a site assessment to determine the extent of environmental problems found at the city’s municipal airport.
Questions surrounding the November election of Carl Stewart Sr., to the Widener City Council led to a decision Monday by council members to withhold payment of city funds to Stewart and to not recognize him as the Ward 3 council member.
A Hughes man sentenced to more than 100 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections for the 2010 murder of Anna Mae Banks and the attempted murder of her husband, Nathaniel Banks, is scheduled to appear again in St. Francis County Circuit Court later this week.
Most Forrest City residents will agree that something needs to be done to address a recent problem with violent crime in the community, but one group of area residents and natives is actually working together to try to find a solution.
The Forrest City Mustangs will make two road trips today.
This morning, the Mustang players visited their head coach Dwight Lofton at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, a trip set up and made possible by Forrest City High School Principal Osceola “Sonny” Hicks.
A deadline for the proposal being ironed out by the Forrest City and Hughes school districts to consolidate has been given an extension by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Area law enforcement agencies are investigating the weekend murder of a Forrest City man whose body was found near a rural Crittenden County Road Wednesday.