MEMPHIS (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody after a fatal shooting at a Memphis trucking company.
Mayor Larry Bryant presented the Forrest City City Council’s Budget Committee with a variety of potential sources of revenue during Tuesday night’s called meeting. According to Bryant, the city’s general fund account is decreasing significantly with few options in place to restore it.
The Colt Community Development Corporation will host its 25th annual Colt Pioneer Days Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, on the lawn of the William Stone House in Colt.
Members of the St. Francis County Museum Board voted, in a meeting held Tuesday evening, to reset the number of board members needed to make a quorum.
In a special called meeting Tuesday night, the Forrest City City Council’s Budget Committee discussed amendments to each city department’s expenditures and revenues for the current year, as well as possible capital expenditures that may need to be added to the 2016 budget. Despite lengthy discussion on a number of potential expenditures, the committee made no official decision on changes to the city’s budget.
The St. Francis County Board of Equalization will meet Monday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m., in the Quorum Court meeting room at the courthouse.
In a called meeting held Monday night, the St. Francis County Election Commission agreed not to move main poll workers stationed in Blackfish during the September school election, despite there being no contested race in the zone. Commissioners in attendance also agreed to allow the use of ballot machines at the location in order to train new poll workers.
LaTwon Whitby formally withdrew his candidacy from the Forrest City School Board election on Monday after submitting a letter to the St. Francis County Election Commission.
Dr. Tiffany Hardrick, superintendent for the Forrest City School District, recommended the school board approve contracts with two separate custodial vendors for the district during a special called meeting held Monday evening.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An execution drug obtained by the Arkansas prison system this month appears to have been made by a subsidiary of Pfizer, even though the pharmaceutical giant has said it doesn’t want its drugs to be used in executions.