The Forrest City City Council budget and finance committee held its first meeting on the 2015 budget Thursday night, opening discussion of the $15.4 million proposal.
With the Christmas holiday less than a week away, officials with both the city and county solid waste departments are making plans for what could be a busy end to next week.
Bird watchers of all skill levels are needed to help with the Christmas Bird Count at Village Creek State Park on Saturday.
A project to improve the Fishing Lake Bridge on Interstate 40, east of the Widener exit, is one of several bids approved Wednesday by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
Members of the Forrest City Housing Authority Board on Wednesday approved four resolutions on the Earle facility during their quarterly meeting.
J.N. Bickerstaff, a director on the distribution electric cooperative board of Woodruff Electric Cooperative in Forrest City, was recently honored with the Pioneer Award from Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.
Santa Claus is coming to town, obviously, but to be more specific, the Jolly Old Elf will be making his annual trip for the Forrest City Public Library at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 22.
Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church will host its live nativity on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Larry Mitchell, pastor of the church, spoke about the event.
The Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday to allow Mayor Larry Bryant to seek requests for qualifications and requests for proposals for three projects approved last year by local voters.
After months of discussion and a decision to seek bids for farming at the Delta Regional Airport Authority, no changes may be in the works after the only bid submitted Tuesday came from the tenant who has always held the lease on the property.