A man walking during the early morning hours today was reportedly stabbed in the hand when he was allegedly attacked by two men.
A shortage of staff was addressed yesterday during the quarterly meeting of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute Board of Directors.
The Widener City Council has agreed to vote to fill the Ward 3 seat on the council at it’s September meeting.
A call to St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department deputies to help a woman in Madison from a gun-toting assailant ended with a criminal charge against the woman for filing a false police report.
The St. Francis County Fair Board and St. Francis County Extension Office each received word earlier this month that tighter restrictions will be placed on the poultry exhibition at the 2015 St. Francis County Fair.
East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City has announced Late Registration for Fall Semester 2015.
The Forrest City City Council has passed a measure establishing fees and licensing requirements for coin or token operated amusement devices along with fines and possible jail sentences for businesses that operate gambling devices.
Last week’s announcement that that In-Home Services (IHS) provided through the Arkansas Department of Health would be transitioning to the private sector will have an impact across the state. Locally, St. Francis County and the 13 other counties that make up the Southeast Region could see more than 650 employees lose their jobs and more than 3,200 patients looking for care.
The Forrest City School District has split its Alternative Learning Environment students this year, creating the C.H.O.I.C.E. Academy for students in grades 6 through 8.
A revised funding request from the FCA United organization for the 2015 Fall Festival was passed by the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission in a split vote during a phone poll this morning.