Business owners learn of resources available in state

More than 100 people from across Eastern Arkansas met at the Forrest City Civic Center on Friday for the 2015 Eastern Arkansas Business and Enterprise Development Conference, hosted by the Arkansas Human Development Corporation and East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc.

AG mobile office making FC stop

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office is scheduled to stop in Forrest City on Tuesday, June 30.

Court denies HSD request for stay pending appeal

The Hughes School District consolidation appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court may still be heard, but a formal order from the court this week has denied the district’s initial request to delay the Arkansas State Board of Education’s decision.

Public hearing planned for parks

The city of Forrest City will hold a public meeting Wednesday, July 1, to identify outdoor recreation needs as the city prepares to seek a grant through the Arkansas Recreation Grants Program from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

ASP investigating I-40 death of man

Arkansas State Police officials have released the preliminary findings in the death of a Forrest City man killed earlier this month in an accident on Interstate 40.