Hughes officials to outline options for consolidation

The Hughes School District will hold a parent engagement summit Thursday at 6 p.m., at the Hughes Community Center to update district patrons on the status of the school district and to gather input as officials continue to work on options for the district as it faces consolidation.

DWI arrests down for holiday period

DWI arrests were down during this year’s Labor Day holiday period, and officials with Arkansas State Police Troop D are hoping the decrease in arrests may be a positive sign.

Work on I-40 through FCity winding down

More than a year of construction on an eight-mile portion of Interstate 40 from Forrest City to Widener will soon be complete, opening all four lanes of the expressway and decreasing the amount of heavy truck and interstate travel on Hwy. 70 through downtown Forrest City.