The Forrest City Fire Department could be the first recipient of new equipment thanks to a portion of the .625 sales tax passed in November, which went into effect earlier this week.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant and Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock are warning area residents to use care when dealing with companies that claim to insure water and sewer lines leading to their homes.
The Forrest City City Council on Tuesday officially adopted a policy defining how fixed assets will be recorded for city departments and also agreed to allow the city to purchase a used truck for the city’s solid waste department. The truck will replace the current chipper truck.
The Forrest City City Council’s personnel committee will meet next week, and an issue from Tuesday’s council meeting could make it’s way onto the agenda.
The St. Francis and Lee County chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to help locally, statewide and nationally with assisting victims of disasters.
Construction on Interstate 40 has shifted to the westbound side of the interstate, causing delays for eastbound traffic, according to Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials.
Organizers of Friday’s parade celebrating the Forrest City Mustangs and Forrest City High School Project Unify Team are asking area businesses and residents to decorate the city in blue and white this week to celebrate the accomplishments of both teams.
The 5A State Basketball Champion Forrest City Mustangs and the Forrest City Project UNIFY Special Olympics Team will be celebrated with a championship parade next Friday, ending with a pep rally celebrating both teams on the steps of Mustang Arena.
A Helena-West Helena attorney who is seeking a seat on the First Judicial District Circuit Court is one of four judicial or prosecutorial candidates statewide who had their law licenses temporarily suspended earlier this month for failing to pay their annual attorney licensing fees.
Once again, the construction zone on Interstate 40 resulted in a large volume of traffic coming through Forrest City Wednesday afternoon, an issue which could intensify in the coming weeks with a construction project also under way on a five-mile portion of Hwy. 70, east of the Hwy. 38 intersection.