City taking steps to repair water, sewer problems

The Forrest City City Council approved a contract Tuesday evening to allow the city to enter into a contract with ETC Engineers and Architects, Inc., to resolve existing sanitary sewer violations through corrective actions.

Annual health survey shows improvement

Despite making improvements over the past year, St. Francis County has been ranked as one of the unhealthiest counties for health factors in Arkansas by a nationwide annual survey. The county’s overall health rank, however, improved over last year’s mark.