Area Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials are waiting to learn the impact of the passage of a federal highway and transit bill earlier this week.
Two people have agreed to be on a referral list of certified persons willing to perform marriages, both traditional and same-sex, in St. Francis County, according to officials at the St. Francis County Judge’s office.
A deputy with the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday arrested three North Carolina residents for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 40, marking the first time in the county’s history that drugs which were purchased legally in another state were seized locally, according to SFC Sheriff Bobby May.
Several city departments are making adjustments in their schedules in an effort to beat the heat but still keep up with the city work schedule.
Federal authorities have made a fourth arrest in a case involving several break-ins of trucks parked at truck stops and rest areas in Eastern Arkansas, including locations in St. Francis County.
Forrest City woman who is accused of stealing a vehicle from Easy Mart on North Division ended her joyride by backing into a Forrest City Police Department patrol unit driven by an officer who was attempting to stop her.
Haven McElhanon, Miss St. Francis County Rice 2015, has traveled the county this year sharing her platform on rice education, including her latest stop at the Forrest City Country Club on Tuesday for the Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.
Representatives of the community group FCA United received praise from members of the Forrest City City Council Tuesday for their efforts to bring family-friendly community-oriented events to the area.
This year’s summer break has a few weeks left, but students will soon be headed back to classes to begin the 2015-16 school year.
The Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium received approval Tuesday to move forward with plans to seek Requests For Qualifications for a construction manager for the project to build an indoor aquatic center and track facility.