Dispatchers get first-hand experience with Mace

“Open your eyes,” was the phrase repeated most frequently this morning outside of the St. Francis County Jail as dispatchers, one after another, were sprayed with aerosol self defense spray, better known by its trademarked name, Mace.

LC officials looking into missing person

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a missing persons case in which foul play may have been involved, according to local officials.

SFC jobless rate down for first time in several months

The unemployment rate in St. Francis County dropped for the first time in five months in March, going down nearly a whole percentage point. The county’s dip in unemployment was paralleled by a declining unemployment rate across the entire state of Arkansas.