FCMC, health agencies hosting weight loss, wellness competition

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.

Multiple arrests made over weekend at club

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.

SFC sales tax revenue increases

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.

FC City Council meets Tuesday

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.

FCHS Choir, Band concerts this week

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.

Committee seeks help in handling human resources

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.