Mayor Randy Hefner and the Colt City Council met briefly Tuesday to discuss several projects the city is working on.
It was announced during the July meeting of the Forrest City Public Library Board that about 25 percent of the facility’s Arkansas State Library (ASL) aid would be cut, and the matter was taken up again by the board on Monday.
Pageants are an annual favorite at the St. Francis County Fair, and pageant director Erin May said now is the time for participants to sign up.
A Forrest City Police officer found guilty of cruelty to animals is appealing that decision to St. Francis County Circuit Court.
Arkansas State Police arrested two men from Knoxville, Tenn., Monday evening for allegedly transporting nine pounds of marijuana. The stop occurred near the 247 eastbound mile marker of Interstate 40.
East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City is conducting late registration for the fall semester.
A vehicle owned by a Forrest City woman that was reported stolen late Sunday morning was found burned in St. Francis County earlier that day.
Another historic portion of downtown Forrest City is now rubble after an early-morning fire destroyed a building near the intersection of Broadway and Grant streets.
A number of policy updates were approved Thursday by the East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees during the group’s quarterly meeting.
Randy Veach, president of Arkansas Farm Bureau, will be returning to St. Francis County as the keynote speaker for the annual meeting and dinner St. Francis County Farm Bureau hosts for its members.