Equipment breakdowns delay pickups

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.

Drier, warmer weather helping crops throughout SFC

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.

Timeline for construction of pool, track reviewed

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.