Demolition on an old building at 108 N. Washington began this week in order to make way for a new green area in downtown Forrest City.
More than 100 people from across Eastern Arkansas met at the Forrest City Civic Center on Friday for the 2015 Eastern Arkansas Business and Enterprise Development Conference, hosted by the Arkansas Human Development Corporation and East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc.
Two Marianna men were killed Friday night in a head-on accident two miles west of Holub’s Crossing in Lee County.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office is scheduled to stop in Forrest City on Tuesday, June 30.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
The Hughes School District consolidation appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court may still be heard, but a formal order from the court this week has denied the district’s initial request to delay the Arkansas State Board of Education’s decision.
Forrest City Housing Authority members received updates on several ongoing construction projects during the group’s quarterly meeting Thursday at the Housing Authority office on Dawson Road.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed to several personnel moves during its monthly meeting held June 15, after being postponed twice.
The city of Forrest City will hold a public meeting Wednesday, July 1, to identify outdoor recreation needs as the city prepares to seek a grant through the Arkansas Recreation Grants Program from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
Arkansas State Police officials have released the preliminary findings in the death of a Forrest City man killed earlier this month in an accident on Interstate 40.