St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May said he feels the same frustration as most area residents when he sees the same individuals being arrested repeatedly for violent crimes.
The holidays are a giving season, and the Forrest City City Council was in a giving mood on Tuesday, approving bonuses and an extra day off for all city employees.
A veto of a city council decision earlier this month will stand after the Forrest City City Council failed by one vote to override Mayor Larry Bryant’s veto Tuesday night.
A recent rash of violent crimes in Forrest City is being combated, according to city officials, despite public perception.
The Widener City Council has approved its water department budget for 2015.
The statewide soybean, corn and cotton crops may produce record yields, but that may not be the case in St. Francis County, according to County Extension Agent Mitch Crow.
Early voting in the runoff election will start as scheduled on Tuesday after the software, election media and absentee ballots have arrived in St. Francis County.
KIPP Delta Public Schools will open a Forrest City campus in the summer of 2015 after receiving approval to open their newest campus from the Arkansas Department of Education Thursday.
The East Arkansas Enterprise Community has been assisting Delta residents for close to 20 years in areas ranging from agriculture to heath care.
Winter weather overnight across the area led to several accidents, including an early-morning fatality in Cross County.