A Forrest City man is facing murder charges in the Christmas morning shooting of two men outside of an apartment in the Dawson Homes Apartment Complex.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant is looking forward to good things in 2015 as the city wraps up this year.
The threat of winter weather tomorrow morning has crews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department making preparations.
The St. Francis County Food Pantry, located on South Water Street, will open its doors Christmas Eve morning to area families in need of a Christmas meal.
Area law enforcement officials are preparing for a busy two-week period with Christmas this week followed by the New Year’s holiday next week.
Small farmers along the L’Anguille River in St. Francis and Cross counties have until next month to sign up for a program through the National Resources and Conservation Service.
The Forrest City City Council budget and finance committee held its first meeting on the 2015 budget Thursday night, opening discussion of the $15.4 million proposal.
With the Christmas holiday less than a week away, officials with both the city and county solid waste departments are making plans for what could be a busy end to next week.
A project to improve the Fishing Lake Bridge on Interstate 40, east of the Widener exit, is one of several bids approved Wednesday by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
The Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday to allow Mayor Larry Bryant to seek requests for qualifications and requests for proposals for three projects approved last year by local voters.