Woman critical after shooting at FC residence

A Forrest City woman suffered multiple gunshot wounds before being found inside her home by her daughter Wednesday night, according to a report on file at the Forrest City Police Department.

Early voting tally increases to 731

Early Voters are taking advantage of the polling site at the St. Francis County courthouse with 731 residents casting their votes so far in the Preferential Primary. Area residents may cast their ballots early through Monday in the Quorum Court meeting room. Voters may cast their ballots from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Friday, May 18. On Monday, residents may vote early from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area residents may also vote on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the courthouse. Election day will be Tuesday, May 22, with polling locations open across the county from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

EACC Trustees meeting scheduled

The East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Thursday, in the administration building on the Forrest City campus.

FC School Board meets Thursday

The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in the library on the junior high campus.

QC approves new member of PW Board

A new member of the Palestine-Wheatley School Board was confirmed during a regular meeting of the St. Francis County Quorum Court on Tuesday.

650 ballots cast in early voting

As of this morning, 650 residents have cast their ballots early in the Preferential Primary at the early voting location in the St. Francis County Courthouse.