Proposed salary increase for mayor headed to council

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.

Long-time chief at fire department planning to retire

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.

DRAA reviews possible sale of Wynne Airport

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.

Commission certifies election results

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.

SFC officials prepared for Super Tuesday

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.