The Widener City Council has agreed to vote to fill the Ward 3 seat on the council at it’s September meeting.
The Forrest City City Council has passed a measure establishing fees and licensing requirements for coin or token operated amusement devices along with fines and possible jail sentences for businesses that operate gambling devices.
One of the five St. Francis County sites on the National Register of Historic Places has fallen into disrepair and is at risk of falling to the wrecking ball, but officials with the Forrest City School District, the City of Forrest City and the St. Francis County Historical Society are considering possible options to keep that from happening.
The Forrest City Police Department is investigating the Friday evening death of a Forrest City child.
A Thursday afternoon head-on collision on Hwy. 1 in Caldwell claimed the lives of two Eastern Arkansas men, bringing the death toll to three from accidents in St. Francis County in less than 24 hours.
Arkansas State Police officials are investigating an early morning accident that left a Forrest City man dead following a chase involving officers.
The Palestine City Council has agreed to create a three-member committee to help with operations of the city’s recreation department.
Located more than 20 miles from the nearest grocery store, residents of Hughes can truly be referred to as a food desert, and the city’s Chamber of Commerce is seeking assistance in remedying that problem.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board made several personnel moves during its monthly board meeting Monday, including the hiring of two new teachers.
A Hughes man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections after being found guilty in the 2009 murder of 25-year-old Joe Evans Jr.