Filings continue for council seats

Two more incumbent Forrest City City Council members are seeking re-election, according to filings from St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley’s office.

Council changes District Clerk’s post to hourly

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.

District Court offers program to reduce fines

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.

Crews start putting out chemicals to fight pests

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.