After more than 60 years on North Washington in Forrest City, officials with Woodruff Electric Cooperative are preparing to move into their new multi-million dollar facility on the Hwy. 1 Bypass.
A second storm in less than a week blew through Forrest City overnight, but this one did not leave as much damage behind as the Thursday night storm.
An overnight storm left trees down across Forrest City along with power outages. The storms also had officials with Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute scrambling in an effort to clean up the campus for tonight’s annual Vo-Tech Barbecue.
The Arkansas Supreme Court was scheduled to hear its first arguments today in the lawsuit regarding the legality of the state’s voter ID law.
A week after 12 Wynne High School students were arrested and 17 suspended following several fights at the school, the Wynne Police Department has released the report on Friday’s incident.
The Forrest City City Council’s budget committee agreed Tuesday to open an investigation into allegations that several employees in the city’s public works department may not have received payment that was due under the 2014 budget.
A police report on the incident at Wynne High School last week may be available later today according to Mayor Bob Stacy.
The 0.625 percent sales tax passed by Forrest City voters last fall is beginning to pay benefits with resurfacing work on several city streets under way along with the addition of a new fire truck for the Forrest City Fire Department.
A Forrest City man is being held at the St. Francis County Jail on felony charges following an incident earlier this month involving two-year-old twin boys.
The Forrest City Police Department is taking steps to keep up with technology while protecting both the public and the department’s officers through the addition of body cameras.