Bryant: No contract between water department, attorney

Mayor Larry Bryant told members of the Forrest City City Council on Tuesday that no contract exists between the city’s water department and water department attorney Andre Valley. Bryant also told council members that Valley has not been paid for work at the department, despite having been hired nearly four years ago.

Police participating in annual campaign aimed at seatbelt use

The Arkansas State Police are joining local law enforcement agencies in participating in an annual Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement campaign. The state agency, along with the Forrest City Police Department and the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Office, will be actively looking for anyone driving or riding without their seatbelts on.

Junior high bands to perform tonight

The Forrest City band department will present the sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands in concert this evening, at 6:30 p.m., in the Forrest City Junior High School auditorium.

Garden conference set for Thursday

The sixth annual Edible Gardens Conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Demonstration Outreach Center (ADOC) in Marianna.

Razorback rally postponed

The East Central Arkansas Razorback Club’s annual rally and fundraiser banquet set for Tuesday, May 23, at the Forrest City Civic Center has been postponed, according to club president Austin Easley.

Quorum Court to meet Tuesday

Members of the St. Francis County Quorum Court are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, at the courthouse.