The holidays are a giving season, and the Forrest City City Council was in a giving mood on Tuesday, approving bonuses and an extra day off for all city employees.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court voted unanimously to levy both the real estate and personal property millages for 2014 on Tuesday.
A veto of a city council decision earlier this month will stand after the Forrest City City Council failed by one vote to override Mayor Larry Bryant’s veto Tuesday night.
A Forrest City man is facing narcotics charges after his arrest following a Tuesday morning raid at his home in the Beech Grove neighborhood.
The Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday on the Forrest City campus.
The East Arkansas Community College Foundation Board and the Board of Trustees will each meet Thursday evening on the Forrest City campus.
A St. Francis County man struck by a train on Tuesday was listed in serious condition this morning at Regional 1 in Memphis.
Those who prefer reading electronic books, or eBooks, now have the option to check them out at the Forrest City Public Library.
In October, Forrest City continued to reap the benefits from a new city tax for improvements, while the collection of county tax was up compared to the same month in 2013.
A recent rash of violent crimes in Forrest City is being combated, according to city officials, despite public perception.