Arkansas State Police are gearing up for the holiday week with seat belt enforcements and an I-40 Challenge scheduled during the busiest travel period of the year.
St. Francis County District Court Judge Steve Routon has been temporarily appointed to serve as Cross County District Judge for the remainder of this year.
City workers in Forrest City, along with elected officials, will receive a year-end bonus after a vote Thursday by the city council.
Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Howard Brill has issued an order clearing the way for a replacement judge to be appointed to fill Cross County Judge Joseph Boeckmann’s seat until the conclusion of his hearing before the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.
The Widener City Council voted Monday to pay $300 end-of-the-year bonuses to city police chief Ronald Perdew, city attorney Alvin Simes and all city elected officials.
Cross County Judge Joseph Boeckmann will face his own day in court before the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission after formal charges were levied Tuesday in a 15-page press release.
The St. Francis County Food Pantry’s Thanksgiving tradition of providing a holiday meal to those in need will continue this year at the Pantry’s home on South Water Street.
Employees in the Forrest City School District will receive a bonus following a vote by the school board Thursday night.
An Arizona man was killed in an accident on Interstate 40 near Forrest City Thursday afternoon while being chased by a deputy with the sheriff’s department.
A fight could be brewing as officials with Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute gear up for a proposed merger between the institution and its neighbor to the north, East Arkansas Community College.