The threat of severe winter weather has officials with both area electrical providers making arrangements while hoping the brunt of the storm misses the area.
The prediction of a major winter weather event have caused both the Forrest City and Palestine Christmas parades to reschedule from this weekend.
The Times-Herald is operating under an inclement weather policy. Because of this, today’s edition was printed early.
Municipalities across St. Francis County are making plans for the worst while hoping for the best with predictions of up to three-quarters of an inch of ice and possible power outages.
The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department brought in cadaver dogs to search for a missing Heth woman on Wednesday, but found no evidence of a body.
St. Francis County school districts are waiting to see if the predictions of winter weather will come true before announcing that they will cancel classes on Friday.
Kirk Billingsley, president of the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the Bill Thomas Vision Award, the highest honor awarded by the Crossroads Coalition, during the organization’s annual banquet Tuesday night.
Public works employees who signed up for union membership will be required to pay their dues through at least June 15 regardless of whether or not they understood the entire process when enrolling.
The Delta Regional Airport Authority agreed to pay close to $500,000 in bills to the contractor working at the airport in Colt during a called meeting Tuesday night.
A pair of community Christmas parades scheduled for later this week are still on schedule, but predictions ranging from rain to ice and snow have officials in Forrest City and Palestine considering postponing their events.