A Cross County deputy prosecutor under investigation by Arkansas State Police tendered his resignation during a session of circuit court earlier this week.
Members of the Forrest City City Council got a first look at plans for the new fire department substation during Tuesday’s meeting.
The Forrest City City Council voted last month to have several large garbage bins placed outside of the city shop on Farr Street, but no action has been taken on that matter by Mayor Larry Bryant.
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 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.
Creating a viable workforce was the focus of a statewide conference held earlier this week in Little Rock.
The Forrest City Post Office is under new leadership with the announcement of John Putt as the new postmaster.
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.
The Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and area residents can expect to see a heightened presence from Arkansas State Police Troop D.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board has agreed to hire a second attorney to assist with the pending litigation filed against the district and the Wynne School District last week by the Forrest City School District.