Oswalt selected to chair SFC Election Commission

The makeup of the St. Francis County Election Commission has shifted, and leadership of the three-person committee is now in the hands of long-time commissioner Chris Oswalt, who was elected chairman of the group near the end of the commission’s first meeting of the year on Thursday.

Little progress made on track facility, aquatic center

(Editor’s Note: This story is the third in a three-part series taking a look at what has been accomplished with a .625 percent sales tax approved by Forrest City voters in November 2013. The tax money is designated for a wide range of projects throughout the city.)

Tax revenue helping fund improvements to solid waste program

(Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series taking a look at what has been accomplished with a .625 percent sales tax approved by Forrest City voters in November 2013. The tax money is designated for a wide range of projects throughout the city.)

Sales tax making some impact after one year

A year after the first penny was collected from a city-wide sales tax approved in 2013, progress has been made on some of the projects approved by voters but others, including the recreation department improvements, continue to wait for action.

Civil War marker is dedicated near S. Bond Cemetery

Members of the St. Francis County Historical Society and the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, along with Madison residents and officials, gathered Saturday morning to celebrate the unveiling of a Civil War marker near Scott Bond Cemetery in Madison.