AHTD approves bid for resurfacing

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in St. Francis County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.

FCSD offering Pre-K registration

The Forrest City School District is offering enrollment in pre-kindergarten courses at the ABC School and Central Elementary School.

CRDC collecting donations Friday

Crowley’s Ridge Development Council Human Service Specialist Vickie Ivey will have a table setup at Walmart in Forrest City on Friday, June 16, from 8 to 4:30 to collect donations for the necessity drive.

CRTI graduation set for tonight

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City will hold its annual commencement ceremony this evening, at 7 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.

FC Library Board reverses decision to drop Overdrive

Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board voted in a meeting on Monday to rescind their decision to opt out of Overdrive. The online book program, according to FCPL Director Arlisa Harris, will stay in operation through the end of the year.

FC man stabbed during altercation

A Forrest City man was airlifted to the Regional One Medical Center early Tuesday morning after being stabbed for allegedly trying to sell drugs to a man’s pregnant girlfriend. The woman’s boyfriend, Andre Hunter, 41, of Forrest City, was arrested for carrying a prohibited weapon and fleeing from police following the incident.

CRTI graduation set for Thursday

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City will hold its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, June 15, at 7 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.

Budget committee considers ways to fund aquatic center

The Forrest City City Council’s Budget Committee met in a called meeting on Monday to explore avenues in which to fund the city’s proposed aquatic center. Mayor Larry Bryant asked committee members to give him time to ask the public for financial help in order to move forward with the project.