Band of thieves busted looting vacant structure

Three St. Francis County residents and a Poinsett County resident were arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into the same Forrest Street home numerous times over the course of a month. The four individuals, two men and two women, are facing a number of felony charges related to both breaking and entering and drug possession.

Beasley named new warden for FCComplex- Forrest City

In a quarterly meeting held Wednesday, members of the Community Relations Board at the Federal Correctional Complex-Forrest City announced the retirement of Warden C.V. Rivera. Those in attendance were also updated on hiring at the facility.

Economic development money sought for Core-Mark

The St. Francis County Economic Development Committee agreed to request that members of the county’s Quorum Court approve $125,000 in funding for a parking lot expansion at Core-Mark through the county’s half-cent sales tax for economic development.