The Forrest City High School Band Department is accepting donations of bottled water to provide the students with water during the summer band sessions, which begin Monday, Aug. 4.
A disaster declaration has been issued for farmers and ranchers in 23 counties impacted by flash flooding last month.
Members of the St. Francis County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners heard an update from Executive Director Gary Chapman at their meeting Thursday evening.
Members of the Racial Disparities in the Arkansas Criminal Justice System Research Project will be meeting in Forrest City next month to discuss racial disparities in the justice system and tools to combat those disparities.
Filing for elected positions in several municipalities opened this morning in the office of St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley.
The Forrest City Water Utility Commission is scheduled to meet Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m., at the water department on North Rosser Street.
The St. Francis County 4-H program will host a Citizenship Camp for participants ages 6 to 19 at the Forrest City Civic Center. The camp will be held Aug. 5 and 6. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. each day.
The St. Francis County Museum Board discussed the repair of several leaks in the roof of the J.O. Rush House during the board’s meeting Tuesday night.
The Arkansas Care Innovative Readiness Training program will open the doors to Forrest City Junior High School tomorrow morning, along with five other locations across the region, providing free medical, dental and vision services as part of a partnership between the Delta Regional Authority and the U.S. Department of Defense.
An 11-year-old girl from Colt is without her diabetic alert dog because the animal’s trainer is claiming it had been abused. The girl’s family and St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May deny the allegations, and the trainer has been arrested in her home state of Colorado on a charge of theft of property, a Class C felony, on a warrant issued through SFC Circuit Court.