The Forrest City City Council on Tuesday received an update from representatives of the Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium on fundraising efforts for a proposed city aquatic center. The council is expected to meet again in a special called meeting before the end of the month to discuss how to move forward with the facility.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court voted to approve a budget increase of $3,500 for the coroner’s office during a regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday. The increase will bring the total budget for the office to $10,501 for the year.
The Times-Herald is partnering with the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce to host a Business After Hours reception Thursday evening.
Any recipient of a jury summons who has not yet returned their form to the St. Francis County Circuit Clerk’s office is urged to do so immediately, according to Circuit Court Clerk Bette Green.
During the second special called meeting of the Quorum Court budget committee in as many weeks, justices on Tuesday agreed to recommended a budget increase of $3,500 for the St. Francis County Coroner’s office – bringing the office’s total budget to $10,501— in response to a previous request from newly-elected coroner Stanley Hurst and his chief deputy, Effie Clay.
The Forrest City Education Association hosted a program in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at Beth Salem Baptist Church on Monday.
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery finished 2016 with strong revenue numbers in St. Francis County. Despite total revenue dropping statewide compared with totals a year ago, sales in the county increased considerably from 2015.
Big Creek Bancshares, Inc., of Moro, has officially acquired Forrest City Financial Corporation, the parent company of Forrest City Bank, N.A., according to a press released issued today.
The Forrest City City Council will meet in regular session at 6 this evening at city hall.
The first full week of the 91st General Assembly of the Arkansas Legislature is in the books.