The Forrest City City Council adopted an ordinance Tuesday appropriating close to $15,000 for a site assessment to determine the extent of environmental problems found at the city’s municipal airport.
The Church of God on Whitaker Street was the site of the annual Forrest City Education Association’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday program Monday.
The annual Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet is sold out, according to Chamber spokesperson Mary Beth Doler.
Questions surrounding the November election of Carl Stewart Sr., to the Widener City Council led to a decision Monday by council members to withhold payment of city funds to Stewart and to not recognize him as the Ward 3 council member.
A pair of Searcy men are being held in the Crittenden County Detention Center in connection with the murder of Forrest City resident Eddie Williams.
Troopers arrested a pair of Ohio women Saturday night after finding a large quantity of marijuana inside their vehicle.
A Hughes man sentenced to more than 100 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections for the 2010 murder of Anna Mae Banks and the attempted murder of her husband, Nathaniel Banks, is scheduled to appear again in St. Francis County Circuit Court later this week.
Most Forrest City residents will agree that something needs to be done to address a recent problem with violent crime in the community, but one group of area residents and natives is actually working together to try to find a solution.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday at city hall.
The Widener City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 this evening at city hall.