A Forrest City woman suffered multiple gunshot wounds before being found inside her home by her daughter Wednesday night, according to a report on file at the Forrest City Police Department.
The East Arkansas Enterprise Community will hold its seventh annual Edible Gardens Conference Thursday, May 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the EAEC building, located at 1000 Airport Road in Forrest City.
Early Voters are taking advantage of the polling site at the St. Francis County courthouse with 731 residents casting their votes so far in the Preferential Primary. Area residents may cast their ballots early through Monday in the Quorum Court meeting room. Voters may cast their ballots from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Friday, May 18. On Monday, residents may vote early from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area residents may also vote on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the courthouse. Election day will be Tuesday, May 22, with polling locations open across the county from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Arkansas State Police and other local law enforcement agencies will be focusing on seat belt usage over the next two weeks as part of a statewide coordinated Click it or Ticket operation.
The Forrest City City Council adopted an ordinance on Tuesday authorizing the mayor to enter into a contract to repair water department equipment while waiving competitive bidding for the project.
Three people have filed so far to be the next mayor of Forrest City, according to records at the St. Francis County Clerk’s office.
The East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Thursday, in the administration building on the Forrest City campus.
The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in the library on the junior high campus.
A new member of the Palestine-Wheatley School Board was confirmed during a regular meeting of the St. Francis County Quorum Court on Tuesday.
As of this morning, 650 residents have cast their ballots early in the Preferential Primary at the early voting location in the St. Francis County Courthouse.