Early voting in the 2014 General Election ends today, and St. Francis County election officials are gearing up for a busy election day tomorrow.
Numerous Halloween activities are planned for children throughout Forrest City this evening, with most of them winding down in time for residents to make their way north to Wynne where the Mustangs will be playing the Yellowjackets.
Heavy equipment has taken to the streets of Forrest City as work continues to improve several streets through a state aid program and funding from a bond issue passed last year.
More than 200 Forrest City High School students had the opportunity to experience the election process this morning as part of a partnership between the school and the St. Francis County Election Commission.
Organizers of this weekend’s annual Forrest City Fall Fest are hopeful the weather will cooperate tomorrow and Saturday as they make final preparations for the fifth annual event.
The Lee County Cooperative Clinic is looking to Delta residents for a little assistance as it seeks a new name and slogan in an attempt to rebrand the program after more than 40 years under the same name.
Halloween is Friday night and area organizations are gearing up for a fun and safe evening of trick-or-treating fun.
St. Francis County Election Commission Chairman Frederick Freeman is urging local candidates to keep their races clean as complaints are circulating regarding campaign sign theft and electioneering as voters cast early ballots.
More than 800 area residents have cast ballots during the first week of early voting ahead of the Nov. 4, General Election. Included on those ballots are four constitutional amendments and a proposed act submitted by a petition of the people.
Widener officials are concerned that heavy vehicle traffic could damage recent work to resurface city streets, including the Jefferson Street area which had major damage before it was repaired through a state-aid project.