The committee tasked with assisting the city with a new aquatic complex met with the engineers contracted to design the complex for the first time Tuesday afternoon and agreed to present a plan to the firm next week.
City councilman Danny Capps’ ordinance establishing rules and regulations for coin-operated amusement devices was back before the Forrest City City Council Tuesday after several weeks on the drawing board and a review by the Arkansas Municipal League.
Organizers of the second annual Fourth of July Fireworks Festival in Forrest City are calling the event a success and making plans for a bigger and better event next year.
Sen. Keith Ingram of West Memphis has created an online effort in hopes of delaying a decision by the Tennessee Department of Transportation which would close the I-55 bridge in Memphis for construction and improvements to the I-55 and Crump Boulevard interchange in Memphis.
Area law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for motorists who choose to get behind the wheel of vehicles after enjoying the Independence Day holiday activities with alcohol.
Solid waste department trucks in Forrest City will run Friday and Saturday despite the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.
Spring rains have left city public works department crews playing catchup in attempts to keep vacant lots manageable.
Two Marianna men were killed Friday night in a head-on accident two miles west of Holub’s Crossing in Lee County.
Forrest City Housing Authority members received updates on several ongoing construction projects during the group’s quarterly meeting Thursday at the Housing Authority office on Dawson Road.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed to several personnel moves during its monthly meeting held June 15, after being postponed twice.