Forrest City ended last year with a total of $8,030,892.98 in estimated costs for local building and reconstruction projects, according to officials at city hall.
Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock has agreed to present city council members with a list itemizing equipment and repairs needed at the city’s sewer ponds.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A death row inmate isn’t entitled to a new sentencing hearing just because his trial lawyer said he may have delivered “one of the worst” closing arguments of his career, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Last year ended with a dip for most cities collecting taxes, with the exception of Forrest City and Madison, while county tax collections saw increases across the board.
St. Francis County ended 2015 with the eighth highest unemployment rate among the state’s 75 counties
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than two decades ago, Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement by restricting how long lawmakers could serve in its Legislature. No one championed the movement more loudly than the state’s Republicans, who saw it as a way to loosen the Democratic Party’s generations-old grip on Arkansas’ elected offices.
The Arkansas Community Foundation, in partnership with the Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance, is offering nonprofit organizations a way to reach both new and long-standing donors through the ArkansasGives program.
The Forrest City City Council has agreed to change the District Court clerk’s position from salary to hourly while also agreeing to compensate the current clerk for close to 300 hours of overtime accrued since 2014.
The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department saw a drop in property crimes last year over 2014 statistics, but recorded the same amount of violent crime reports.
St. Francis County residents with outstanding fines in District Court have an opportunity to erase half of those fines under an amnesty program currently under way.