March was a good month for county and city sales collections.
The Miss St. Francis County Rice competition has been extended for one week, according to Holly Loewer, with the SFC Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.
The Forrest City School Board voted unanimously during a called meeting Monday night to expel a pair of Forrest City High School students.
Construction work on the overpass at Shell Lake will force overnight closures on Interstate 40, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
Forrest City Junior High School will receive a School Improvement Grant of $2.4 million to implement new programs designed for improving academic performance over the next two years.
The Lee County Water System is under a boil order until further notice.
Most counties in the area reported unemployment rates over 11 percent in February, including St. Francis County.
A Forrest City man was arrested early Saturday morning after driving through a garage on Hwy. 284 while reportedly searching for a bonfire.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 Tuesday evening at city hall to address a full agenda.
The Delta Regional Airport could open next month after the completion of the facility’s Geographic Information System.