The Widener City Council has approved its water department budget for 2015.
The statewide soybean, corn and cotton crops may produce record yields, but that may not be the case in St. Francis County, according to County Extension Agent Mitch Crow.
Early voting in the runoff election will start as scheduled on Tuesday after the software, election media and absentee ballots have arrived in St. Francis County.
KIPP Delta Public Schools will open a Forrest City campus in the summer of 2015 after receiving approval to open their newest campus from the Arkansas Department of Education Thursday.
The East Arkansas Enterprise Community has been assisting Delta residents for close to 20 years in areas ranging from agriculture to heath care.
Winter weather overnight across the area led to several accidents, including an early-morning fatality in Cross County.
The holidays are right around the corner, which means family gatherings and large dinners for many St. Francis County residents. For others, however, the dinner table might be bare if not for the work of the St. Francis County Food Pantry.
The start of 2015 will mean a fresh start of sorts for the prosecuting attorney’s office in St. Francis County with the addition of Forrest City attorneys Austin Easley and John Houseal.
Members of the Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed during their regular meeting Monday night to spend close to $52,000 on one-time bonuses for district employees.
Logic and Accuracy testing for the Nov. 25 runoff should be held later this week, once St. Francis County election officials receive the media for the four races involved in the election.