The Delta Regional Airport Authority on Thursday approved a policy governing agriculture operations using the regional airport in Colt, months after first discussing the issue and the policy unofficially going into effect.
Work to improve several Forrest City streets started this morning, slightly earlier than anticipated thanks to a break in projects, according to Mayor Larry Bryant.
For the past several years, the Forrest City Sports Complex has not only been a site for healthy exercise, but also for free healthy produce.
A plan that would have closed the Interstate 55 Mississippi River Bridge at Memphis has been postponed for at least a year, a decision receiving support from Sen. Keith Ingram.
A truck fire near the bridge at Beaver Slough on Interstate 40 caused a nightmare for Eastern Arkansas travelers Friday afternoon and into the early evening.
The second Fireworks on the 4th event in Colt was a success with the fire department raising more than $3,000, according to Colt Mayor Randy Hefner.
Forrest City officials are hopeful a break in the weather will provide an opportunity for construction of the city’s new fire department substation to begin soon.
Area Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials are waiting to learn the impact of the passage of a federal highway and transit bill earlier this week.
Several city departments are making adjustments in their schedules in an effort to beat the heat but still keep up with the city work schedule.
Representatives of the community group FCA United received praise from members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday for their efforts to bring family-friendly community-oriented events to the area.