Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant is proposing the addition of restrooms to the Ferguson Room at the Forrest City Civic Center in an effort to improve the facility, making it more attractive to potential renters.
The Palestine City Council unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday allowing the city’s fire department to purchase a new truck.
The Forrest City Water Utility has received a business closure warning from the State of Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration Accounts Receivable Unit in Little Rock.
Members of the Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed to reject all bids to demolish the buildings located on the Wheatley campus after a recommendation from district superintendent Jon Estes Monday night.
Members of the Forrest City City Council and officials with the Forrest City Water Department took their first look at the utility’s proposed budget during a Saturday morning retreat held at the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center.
A Missouri man, currently spending 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, and already convicted of one Forrest City murder, is facing a second charge of first-degree murder in the September 2009 death of a local woman.
Several challenges are facing legislators as the prepare for the opening of the 90th Arkansas Legislative Session on Monday. According to District 24 senator Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, the primary agenda item will be determining the future of the state’s private option program.
As area legislators prepare for the 90th Legislative Session, Sen. Jim Caldwell, R-Wynne, is preparing for what could be a busy agenda.
Arkansas legislators will begin a new and different session later this month, the first under the full control of the state’s Republican majority.
The Forrest City City Council took a step into the past during its first meeting of the new year Tuesday night.