Retired pastor found dead; suspect arrested

A retired minister was found dead inside his Forrest City home Sunday afternoon during a welfare check initiated by Arkansas State Police after a man driving the victim’s 2009 Toyota was allegedly involved in an armed robbery and police chase in Brinkley.

Ruyi to create up to 800 jobs in FC

A China-based textile company announced today that it plans to create up to 800 jobs over two phases when it opens operations in the former Sanyo manufacturing facility in Forrest City’s industrial park.