Officials with the city of Colt are making plans for a pair of events later this year.
The proper maintenance and restoration of cemeteries was the focus the monthly meeting of the St. Francis County Historical Society, held Thursday at the county museum.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant called for unity in the city in an effort to help the city and St. Francis County move forward in the future as part of his annual State of the City address during Tuesday’s city council meeting.
The Forrest City City Council approved the purchase of several acres which could become a city recycling center, despite a request from one council member to table the matter until officials had an opportunity to tour the facility.
A Widener man elected to the city council in November will not be allowed to take his seat on the council without first taking legal action against the city.
Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials are hopeful that a few days of sunshine this week will help in efforts to repair Interstate 40 through St. Francis County.
Parents and guardians are invited to attend the Forrest City School District’s Parent Summit on Tuesday at the junior high school.
Area rivers continue to rise with flooding forecast on several through much of this week.
Policy changes could be in the works for the City of Forrest City’s employee handbook within the next month if several recommendations made Thursday by the city council’s personnel committee are passed by the full council.
The Lee County School District was released from state control Thursday by the Arkansas Board of Education.