Officials at East Arkansas Community College are working to increase course offerings in an effort to offset the college’s continuing decline in student enrollment.
The property at the corner of Washington and Arkansas Streets, which previously housed Super D, has been purchased by Steve and Sharon Bryant of Batesville
Forrest City appears to have dodged the weather bullet on Sunday, as forecasters’ calls for significant freezing precipitation did not materialize to the point that schools had to be cancelled or inclement weather polices implemented for most area agencies.
The St. Francis County Election Commission is continuing with its push toward all-electronic voting, having purchased three new iVotronic machines before the end of last year.
A large shipment of marijuana believed to have been bound for Memphis was intercepted in St. Francis County Tuesday afternoon when a trooper noticed a vehicle containing it was hard for the driver to control.
Public works employees who signed up for union membership will be required to pay their dues through at least June 15 regardless of whether or not they understood the entire process when enrolling.
Teachers in the Forrest City School District are asking for a $1,000 bonus, but that request was denied during the district’s board meeting Thursday night.
A grant of over $4 million to strengthen the technology infrastructure and online capacity for East Arkansas Community College was officially accepted by the college’s Board of Trustees during their quarterly meeting Thursday evening.
A February trial date was set this morning for a member of the Forrest City City Council who is facing a felony charge related to absentee ballots stemming from the November 2010 general election.
“There is always a reason to be grateful for where you are in life,” Elizabeth Smart told women from throughout the Delta Tuesday night.