Memphis in May International Festival recently named Forrest City native Kristen Wright to serve as the board chair for the 2018 festival.
Area first responders are searching for an elderly Cherry Valley man who went missing on Saturday near St. Francis County. According to a press release from the St. Francis County Office of Emergency Management, Floyd Loye Canard, age 79, of Cross County has been missing since Saturday afternoon, after leaving the River Ridge Nursing Home in Wynne in a 2002 white Ford F150 extended cab pickup truck.
Several area entities are scheduled to hold regular meetings this week.
Educators planning to focus on student growth and improvements
The St. Francis County Fair is just around the corner and organizers are looking for volunteers to help out each day during the week.
Round-table discussion focuses on use of dicamba, infrastructure and efficiency
St. Francis County’s unemployment rate rose in June, extending the county’s downward trend to two months. St. Francis County was just one of many counties in the Delta region to see employment figures worsen.
The city of Forrest City approved nearly $1.9 million in building permits during July, according to records from Forrest City City Hall. Work to reconstruct McDonald’s on North Washington Street makes up the bulk of the total amount approved.
Gaines: Replacements for current accommodations could be costly
A New Hampshire teen is behind bars after a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in St. Francis County yielded a variety of illegal substances.