A growing concern with the condition of one Forrest City bridge led to its closure over the weekend as a safety precaution.
A new round of phone scammers are attempting to prey on unsuspecting residents in St. Francis County, according to Sheriff Bobby May who said his department has received calls from concerned citizens regarding a tax time scam and a lottery scam.
With spring break taking place this week, a few events have been scheduled for students to enjoy during their time away from classes.
Members of the Forrest City School Board on Thursday approved a plan for the students in the district to make up days lost this year due to winter weather.
Officials with the city of Colt are making plans for a pair of events later this year.
The proper maintenance and restoration of cemeteries was the focus the monthly meeting of the St. Francis County Historical Society, held Thursday at the county museum.
Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant called for unity in the city in an effort to help the city and St. Francis County move forward in the future as part of his annual State of the City address during Tuesday’s city council meeting.
A residential burglary at a home in the county led to a chase involving the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department, the Arkansas State Police and the Forrest City Police Department. Three men and one woman are facing charges in connection with the crime.
The Times-Herald Advertising Department was recently recognized with several awards during the Arkansas Press Association’s winter convention.
The 2014-15 school year is headed into the homestretch as next week area campuses will be closed for spring break.