The Forrest City Housing Authority Board met Thursday to approve the agency’s operating budget before the start of its fiscal year, which begins Saturday.
St. Francis County residents will have the option to apply for security enhanced driver’s licenses beginning Monday, Oct. 3. The Forrest City Revenue Office will be one of only 25 locations in the state where Arkansans can apply for the new licenses.
The St. Francis County 4-H program will hold its annual fishing derby for area youth on Saturday at the Forrest City Sports Complex.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at city hall.
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.
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.
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.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court on Tuesday evening heard an update on the 2017 county budget.
During their Tuesday night meeting, members of the St. Francis County Museum Board voted to accept the donation of a number of military artifacts, which were given as a gift from a local resident.
As dry weather approaches and the temperatures change, county officials remind county residents to be responsible when burning dead grass and limbs from yard work.