CRTI resolution seeking support draws interest

Discussion could begin soon to combine Forrest City’s two institutions of higher learning after months of rumors of a pending merger between Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute and East Arkansas Community College.

City receives new truck to service routes

Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant is hopeful that recent issues with the city’s solid waste department and collection of residential garbage are in the past after the city received its new side-arm garbage truck Monday.

Man brandishing rifle forces lockdowns at FCMC, schools

A Lee County man is free while waiting to see what, if any, charges will be filed against him in connection with a Friday incident that forced lockdowns at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute, East Arkansas Community College and Forrest City Medical Center.

FCPD, G&F working together on weekend shooting

Officers with the Forrest City Police Department and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are working to determine what charges, if any, will be filed against the 25-year-old man who authorities believe accidentally shot a 10-year-old boy Saturday afternoon.