Monday holiday closings announced

Area schools and government offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Garbage routes for city residents will be affected by the holiday.

Budget changes see pay increases for most workers

During a regular meeting last night, members of the Forrest City City Council voted to add updates to the 2018 budget, most notably an increase in the salary for the Forrest City Water Utility director and a salary increase for most city employees.