Library Board gets update on fund reduction

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.

Troopers seize nine pounds of marijuana

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.

Stolen vehicle found burned

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.

Veach to be guest speaker at SFC Farm Bureau dinner

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.