Two more incumbent Forrest City City Council members are seeking re-election, according to filings from St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley’s office.
Forrest City Public Works Department crews have started cleaning the property on West Broadway that will eventually serve as the home for the city’s recycling center.
The filing period for municipal offices in Forrest City and Hughes opened today with one incumbent seeking re-election.
A trial has been scheduled in the April 2014 shooting of a 39-year-old Forrest City man.
The Palestine-Wheatley School District will host the 6AA District Basketball Tournament next week and district officials are hopeful the tournament will be the last in the district’s current gymnasium.
St. Francis County emergency officials are keeping an eye on conditions but have not initiated a burn ban despite several weekend grass fires.
Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock has agreed to present city council members with a list itemizing equipment and repairs needed at the city’s sewer ponds.
The Forrest City City Council has agreed to change the District Court clerk’s position from salary to hourly while also agreeing to compensate the current clerk for close to 300 hours of overtime accrued since 2014.
St. Francis County residents with outstanding fines in District Court have an opportunity to erase half of those fines under an amnesty program currently under way.
Forrest City public works officials are beginning their annual battle with mosquitos a little earlier than normal with the pests showing their heads in the heart of winter due to recent warm weather.