Filing period opens Friday

The municipal candidate filing period for Caldwell, Colt, Madison and Palestine will open Friday in the office of St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley.

CRTI registration opens July 31

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute will open registration for the fall semester beginning July 31. CRTI will be offering both full-time and short-term courses this fall.

Soybean farmers battling the weather

Soybean farmers in the area have had a continuous battle with rain this summer and the weather shows no sign of drying up with slight chances of rain in the forecast this week.

FCSB schedules special meeting

The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in special session at 5:30 this evening. The meeting will be held in the library on the junior high school campus.

QC, Museum Board meet tonight

The St. Francis County Quorum Court will meet in regular session at 5 this evening at the courthouse.