Forrest City officials are hopeful a break in the weather will provide an opportunity for construction of the city’s new fire department substation to begin soon.
Area Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials are waiting to learn the impact of the passage of a federal highway and transit bill earlier this week.
Several city departments are making adjustments in their schedules in an effort to beat the heat but still keep up with the city work schedule.
Representatives of the community group FCA United received praise from members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday for their efforts to bring family-friendly community-oriented events to the area.
The Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium received approval Tuesday to move forward with plans to seek Requests For Qualifications for a construction manager for the project to build an indoor aquatic center and track facility.
The city of Widener is going to the dogs, and members of the city council are perplexed as to what to do about the problem.
Public works department officials are trying to decrease the amount of yard debris lining city streets while also continuing to battle issues with equipment.
Most of the equipment for Forrest City’s new storm warning system is in, and Mayor Larry Bryant said he is hopeful the new system will be operational within the next 30 days.
The St. Francis County Indigent Care Board approved close to $1,200 in payments to Forrest City Medical Center during its quarterly meeting Wednesday at the hospital.
City officials are planning more work to repair Forrest City streets utilizing the remaining funds from close to $1 million in tax revenue generated by the bond issue passed in 2013.