It’s been almost a year since Forrest City voters approved a sales tax increase of up to one cent.
The Palestine City Council approved the hiring of Cheryl Evans as the city’s new police chief following an executive session during its monthly meeting Tuesday night.
Early voting opened today in the annual September school election, despite the fact that there are no contested races in St. Francis County.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board passed a pair of budgets for the 2014-15 school year during its monthly meeting Monday night in Palestine.
A federal program designed to reduce the amount of nonpoint-source water pollution across the state could benefit area farmers along the L’Anguille River watershed.
Members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority had their first opportunity to review a document seeking bids for the lease of farmland owned by the DRAA during a meeting Thursday night in Colt.
Organizers of the annual Colt Pioneer Days are ready for the two-day festival to begin this evening on the lawn of the William Stone House.
A Cross County deputy prosecutor under investigation by Arkansas State Police tendered his resignation during a session of circuit court earlier this week.
Members of the Forrest City City Council got a first look at plans for the new fire department substation during Tuesday’s meeting.
The Forrest City City Council voted last month to have several large garbage bins placed outside of the city shop on Farr Street, but no action has been taken on that matter by Mayor Larry Bryant.