The East Arkansas Enterprise Community celebrated 14 years of serving the Arkansas Delta with its annual public meeting, held Tuesday at the Forrest City Civic Center.
A group of area residents working to revitalize downtown Forrest City will hold their first public meeting Thursday evening at the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce.
Palestine-Wheatley High School English teacher Jonathan Crossley has been named the 2014 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
The Widener City Council has agreed to pay the city’s elected officials and employees incentive pay for 2013.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and it is usually a busy time for officials with the St. Francis County Food Pantry.
The 2013 Palestine Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 6 p.m., with a route through downtown Palestine.
All 12 issues on the 1-cent sales tax referendum were approved during Tuesday’s special election that saw only 700 of Forrest City’s registered voters cast ballots.
It will be up to six months before area residents see sales taxes increase after voters approved all 12 issues on Tuesday’s special election ballot to fund improvements across the city.
St. Francis County Election Commission Chairman Frederick Freeman praised election workers and officials for a smooth special election Tuesday.
Several Palestine teenagers are facing criminal charges following a break-in and vandalism at Palestine-Wheatley Junior High School this week.