RPA sends letters to elected officials in St. Francis Co.

The Republican Party of Arkansas, along with the St. Francis County Republican Party, are preparing to apply pressure to elected county officials in 2018. Over the last month, each elected county officer has received a letter from the RPA asking them to change their party affiliation or be challenged.

National Day of Prayer to be observed May 4

Members of the community will gather together on the St. Francis County Courthouse lawn on May 4 to participate in an annual National Day of Prayer event.

New dog found dead in string of poisoning cases

Another dog was found dead this week on County Road 363 in Colt, bringing the total number of pets believed to have been poisoned to seven. Several more are reported missing.

Two arrested for marijuana posession

Two Forrest City men are behind bars after a traffic stop on Monday led to the discovery and seizure of more than six ounces of marijuana.