Forrest City officials are doing what they can to assist residents and travelers alike as road conditions forced many to take refuge in the city last night and power outages impacted the availability of rooms at area motels.
Area emergency officials are asking residents to stay home until the current round of winter weather clears the area.
Forrest City Public Works Director Mose Metcalf is hopeful that much of the debris that has fallen due to winter storms will be a thing of the past over the next few weeks.
The week-long filing period for the May preferential primary elections opened today at noon in St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley’s office.
For the second time in six months, Arkansas State Police investigators are reviewing actions of a Forrest City Police Department official to determine if criminal activity has taken place.
All charges against Forrest City City Council member Louise Fields related to a 2011 arrest for violating state election laws, have been nolle prosequi by Prosecutor Fletcher Long.
The Forrest City Police Department, with assistance from the Arkansas State Police and St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department, have arrested the man suspected in the Thursday morning armed robbery at the Northeast Arkansas Federal Credit Union.
The effort to extend water and sewer services to a portion of the Highway 1 Bypass may be a step closer, according to Forrest City officials.
Officials with Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute are changing the enrollment process with hopes of increasing the quality of students taking courses.
Widener city officials are searching for a company that can empty and replace a large garbage bin that city residents have been using to dispose of unwanted items.