A Forrest City man was arrested early Saturday morning after driving through a garage on Hwy. 284 while reportedly searching for a bonfire.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 Tuesday evening at city hall to address a full agenda.
The Delta Regional Airport could open next month after the completion of the facility’s Geographic Information System.
The Lee County School District is now under state control.
St. Francis County, like many counties in the Arkansas Delta, is continuing to see population decline, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Forrest City Public Works Department is working to clear the area of debris from the early March ice storm as the spring yard cleaning season begins, but equipment issues are slowing the process.
Michael St. John, of Lexa, is the winner of the second East Arkansas Round-by-Round March Madness basketball contest.
The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in special session at 5:30 p.m., on Monday to discuss a student expulsion.
St. Francis County election officials are gearing up for next month’s preferential primary election.
The food for fines drive will be held next week, Monday, April 14, through Friday, April 18. Reneé Ward, circulation/young adult coordinator, spoke about the drive.