Public works employees who signed up for union membership will be required to pay their dues through at least June 15 regardless of whether or not they understood the entire process when enrolling.
The Delta Regional Airport Authority agreed to pay close to $500,000 in bills to the contractor working at the airport in Colt during a called meeting Tuesday night.
A pair of community Christmas parades scheduled for later this week are still on schedule, but predictions ranging from rain to ice and snow have officials in Forrest City and Palestine considering postponing their events.
The $1,000 incentive bonuses for Forrest City School District employees, which were discussed Monday night during a special called meeting of the district’s board, resulted in heated exchanges as board members argued and some employees alleged they cannot get on the board’s agenda.
Tempers did not cool after Monday’s called Forrest City School Board meeting, causing a physical confrontation between board members Marvin Metcalf and Sandra Taylor.
Officials with the Forrest City Public Works Department are asking area residents for help with the annual battle against falling leaves.
The Christmas season is here, and area boys and girls of all ages need to make sure their Christmas wishes make their way to Santa.
Area highway and public works officials are preparing for the worst while hoping for the best with forecasts of severe wintry weather for later this week.
Carol Steinmetz, of Forrest City, missed just two games to win last week’s Professor Pigskin football contest and the $50 cash prize that goes along with winning.
The Forrest City Housing Authority will hold a ribbon cutting and open house on Wednesday, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.