Suspect in rape of infant claims civil rights violated

A Forrest City man, freed after spending close to four years in the St. Francis County Jail awaiting trial in the rape of an eight-day-old infant, is now suing the city of Forrest City, St. Francis County, Sheriff Bobby May and former Forrest City Police Department investigator Brian Davis, alleging several violations of his civil rights.

Residents waiting for DRAA action on blocked culvert

A group of St. Francis County residents appeared before Delta Regional Airport Authority, for the second consecutive meeting, with concerns regarding flooding, which they allege was caused by the construction of the regional airport west of Colt.

Council supports EAEC efforts to create ag facility

The Forrest City City Council voted unanimously during a special meeting Wednesday to approve a resolution allowing the East Arkansas Enterprise Community to seek a Community Enhancement Grant from the Arkansas General Improvement Fund.