Local, state and federal offices up for election in May 22 primary
The city of Forrest City approved over $210,000 in building permits in January, according to records from Forrest City City Hall.
The Widener City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 6 this evening at city hall. On Tuesday, the St. Francis County Quorum Court’s budget committee will convene at 5 p.m., to hear a presentation regarding a transfer station for the county. The group’s monthly meeting, which is traditionally held on the third Tuesday of each month, has been tentatively set for Tuesday, Feb. 27. The meetings will be held in the Quorum Court meeting room at the courthouse. Also on Tuesday, the Forrest City City Council will convene in regular session at 6 p.m., at city hall. According to the agenda, the council will review a resolution … Continued
Group discusses security measures on district campuses
A former Arkansas resident involved with feeding programs in St. Francis, Lee and Cross counties was sentenced Thursday to federal prison for his role in a widespread scheme to steal money intended for feeding children in low income areas in Arkansas, according to a press release from Cody Hiland, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
An employee of the Palestine-Wheatley School District was arrested Thursday afternoon for sexual assault that allegedly involved a student.
St. Francis County offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents’ Day, according to officials at the St. Francis County Courthouse.
Evansingston asks residents to help keep communication lines open, work together
Special Olympics Arkansas will host the 2018 Polar Plunge at Lake Dunn, located in Village Creek State Park, on Saturday, Feb. 17.
With deep fried and fast food offerings increasing, it’s hard to find great tasting and healthy alternative foods.