As area legislators prepare for the 90th Legislative Session, Sen. Jim Caldwell, R-Wynne, is preparing for what could be a busy agenda.
Arkansas legislators will begin a new and different session later this month, the first under the full control of the state’s Republican majority.
The Forrest City City Council took a step into the past during its first meeting of the new year Tuesday night.
The first meeting of the new year was a busy one for members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday.
Forrest City Police Chief E.P. Reynolds is hopeful that improvements made in the department’s relationship with the community will continue into the new year.
Troopers with Arkansas State Police Troop D ended a busy holiday period by making more than 20 DWI arrests between Wednesday night and midnight Sunday.
In light of recent events that have taken place nationwide, one fact that has been lost amidst the protests and marches is that most of the black men murdered in America, Arkansas and Forrest City are killed by other black men.
After months of discussion regarding seeking bids on the farm land leased at the Delta Regional Airport, members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority voted Tuesday to reject the lone bid submitted earlier this month from Hobbs Family Farms.
The 2015 shift to a Republican-controlled state government in Little Rock will also mean a shift to Republican-controlled election commissions statewide and St. Francis County officials are hoping for the best.
The final leg of the project to expand Hwy. 1 has been temporarily shelved by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department as officials wait to see whether federal highway funding issues can be resolved.