The city of Forrest City approved more than $3.35 million in building permits during September, a high for 2017, according to records from Forrest City City Hall.
Vaccaro Lumber Company, the oldest family-owned company in Forrest City, will celebrate 110 years of serving the community on Thursday.
Members of the Palestine-Wheatley School Board met Monday evening in Wheatley to discuss upcoming board training sessions beginning with a training session to be held later that night.
Homecoming week is next week, and Forrest City High School has announced a week of fun activities for students and the community.
Commissioners divided on whether project fits criteria
The East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees narrowed its search for the next college president on Monday. During a called meeting on Monday, the board agreed to begin interviewing three of the remaining five candidates.
A Forrest City woman was arrested over the weekend after she allegedly assaulted a police officer during a disturbance call.
Members of the Delta Beta Sigma sorority in Forrest City are selling pink ribbons throughout the month of October to raise funds for their national philanthropy project which, this year, is the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Election officials preparing for voters to head to polls tomorrow
Several meetings are scheduled in the area this week.