A pair of Forrest City High School graduates have been named to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board (DSAB) at the University of Arkansas.
St. Francis County had the fifth highest unemployment rate during October, but several other local counties also ranked in the top 10 highest in the state.
Forrest City Medical Center, along with the Arkansas Department of Health, Mid-South Health Systems and East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging, are sponsoring the annual Lose2Win Weight Loss and Wellness Competition beginning with a health fair and initial weigh-in for all participating teams on Thursday, Jan. 8, at the FCMC.
Officers with the Forrest City Police Department made several arrests at the Blue Flame nightclub over the weekend as patrons became disorderly in the early-morning hours on both Saturday and Sunday.
Revenue from the countywide county sales tax was up in November for St. Francis County, but cities collecting revenue from their own sales taxes saw mixed results.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at city hall for the group’s last meeting of the year.
The Forrest City High School choir department will hold its annual Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the auditorium on the junior high campus.
The Delta Regional Airport Authority will meet Tuesday afternoon at the Colt Community Center.
Forrest City officials are considering seeking professional help with determining which of its employees qualify as salaried and hourly, along with other human resource matters based on a recommendation from the council’s personnel committee.
Arkansas State Police and law enforcement officials across the nation are starting the crackdown on drinking and driving today with the beginning of a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.