An ordinance to set licensing fees, penalties and fines for coin-operated amusement machines in Forrest City is headed back to the drawing board after city attorney Alan Cline questioned the amount of the fees during Tuesday’s Forrest City City Council meeting.
A roadside Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker will be dedicated by the St. Francis County Historical Society at the Scott Bond Cemetery in Madison on Saturday.
A pair of community events in Colt took center stage at the Colt City Council meeting Tuesday.
The St. Francis County Indigent Care Board approved close to $5,500 in payments to Forrest City Medical Center during its quarterly meeting Wednesday at the hospital.
The Forrest City City Council authorized Forrest City Water Department manager Calvin Murdock to move forward with a grant request to fund all or part of a $5.5 million proposal that could help reduce the utility’s electrical costs through the construction of a solar array.
Bids to sell a used tractor and to repair storm damage to the Widener Community Center were accepted by the Widener City Council this week.
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, which is today, the St. Francis County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee is hosting a luncheon on Thursday that will double as a fashion show.
Criminal plea and arraignment has been set for Friday, at 9 a.m., in the upstairs courtroom at the St. Francis County Courthouse.
The opening of bids for a new skylight at the Forrest City Public Library and the news that state auditors want the City of Forrest City more involved with the finances of the facility dominated the discussion at Monday’s library board meeting.
Numerous cases of wine are believed to have been stolen, and a couple of containers of chicken were tampered with during a pair of tractor trailer break-ins overnight Sunday in Palestine.