The Forrest City City Council on Tuesday received an update on progress being made by the Forrest City Wellness and Athletic Consortium on the aquatic center and track approved by voters in 2013.
The annual Forrest City City Pride Program will kick off tomorrow with summer fun for area children.
The Widener City Council on Monday took the first step to vacate the seat of council member Carl Stewart, who was elected during the November General Election.
Residential garbage collection was easing closer to its regular schedule this morning after the city’s garbage trucks ran late into Friday and Saturday in an effort to get things caught up.
Officials with the city’s public works department blame equipment breakdowns on a city-wide delay in collection of both residential garbage collection and the city’s leaf and limb collection programs.
According to officials with the St. Francis County Cooperative Extension Service, most of the summer crops have been planted and are looking good after two weeks of warm and dry conditions, but the year’s wheat crop could be a disappointment for area growers.
Voters in the Courthouse East and West precincts will have new polling locations in September during the annual school election.
The timeline for building an aquatic center and track became clearer Tuesday after members of the Forrest City Area Athletic and Wellness Consortium, formerly the Forrest City Area Recreation Committee, received answers to several questions from bond attorneys representing the city.
Changes to the Forrest City School District’s summer feeding program will now require participating children to eat meals on one of four FCSD campuses.
Questions regarding turnover in the Forrest City Police Department dominated discussion during Tuesday’s first city council meeting of June.