The Forrest City City Council’s personnel committee agreed to recommend changes to the city’s personnel policy manual as well as a payment to a Forrest City Water Utility employee who retired last year during a meeting held Tuesday at city hall.
The St. Francis County Museum Board is looking at various ways to help keep the facility operating, and this week the board agreed to sell postcards and afghans as fundraisers.
Three men were arrested on drug charges Tuesday night by an officer patrolling an area where several residential burglaries have been reported.
The Forrest City Police Department is investigating allegations of a Wednesday afternoon armed robbery at a home on Scott Street.
With the clock ticking towards Feb. 1, and no official budget passed for the city of Forrest City, officials are working to approve a budget for 2015 while planning to continue examining the budget submitted in December by Mayor Larry Bryant.
A short called meeting of the Forrest City School Board on Tuesday night resulted in the unanimous decision to change a policy concerning compulsory attendance.
The Delta Regional Airport Authority will hold a meeting Thursday.
The beach at Lake Dunn at Village Creek State Park will again be the site of the annual Polar Plunge® to benefit the Special Olympics Arkansas. This year’s event is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, with registration beginning at 11 a.m., followed by the actual plunge at noon.
Building permits reported in November and December were enough to push the totals for this past year above the $3 million mark, but not enough to eclipse the more than $12 million recorded the previous year.
The Forrest City City Council has tentatively approved the purchase of the former Ridout Lumber Company property on West Broadway, near its intersection with Ellis Avenue.