Creating a viable workforce was the focus of a statewide conference held earlier this week in Little Rock.
Two of the three Palestine-Wheatley campuses were locked down briefly Thursday as a precaution after two people were spotted walking across the high school campus.
The Forrest City Post Office is under new leadership with the announcement of John Putt as the new postmaster.
A Hughes man accused of burglarizing a church on Whitaker Street was arrested while walking down Martin Luther King Drive, bleeding from several cuts that police believe came from breaking windows to access the building.
All area schools and government offices will be closed Monday for Labor Day.
More than a year of construction on an eight-mile portion of Interstate 40 from Forrest City to Widener will soon be complete, opening all four lanes of the expressway and decreasing the amount of heavy truck and interstate travel on Hwy. 70 through downtown Forrest City.
A recent default by Turner Grain Merchandising, Inc., of Brinkley has created a crisis for many farmers in Arkansas and surrounding states. Producers who contracted with the company delivered grain, but have not been paid for it.
The Delta Regional Airport Authority will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 this evening at the Colt Community Center.
A Forrest City woman was injured in a Monday morning accident that claimed the life of a Pine Bluff woman.
The Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and area residents can expect to see a heightened presence from Arkansas State Police Troop D.