Bridge on Hwy. 259 being replaced

A portion of Hwy. 259, south of Goodwin, will be closed next week as workers with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department work to replace a bridge.

Freedom School finale is Monday

The Freedom School, being held at Forrest City High School, will hold its finale on Monday, July 21, at the junior high campus.

Battlefield changing in meth fight

The battlefield in the fight against methamphetamine is changing in St. Francis County, but according to Sheriff Bobby May, the end goal is still the same – arresting those who choose to traffic dangerous narcotics in the county.

State’s 911 systems need work to handle calls from cell phones

The Legislative Blue Ribbon Committee on Local 911 Systems met Wednesday at East Arkansas Community College’s Fine Arts Center to discuss the state of local 911 systems and how they can be improved. Sen. Linda Chesterfield, of Little Rock, chairs the committee.