A Forrest City man accused of holding a knife to his pregnant wife’s neck was arrested Monday as a result of a continued effort from a Forrest City Police Department dispatcher.
The St. Francis County Quorum Court is scheduled to meet this evening at 5 p.m in the Quorum Court room of the St. Francis County Courthouse.
The first day of the 2016-17 school year is in the books for students in the Forrest City and Palestine-Wheatley school districts, and both superintendents were pleased with how the new year has begun.
Arkansas State Police say a 19-year-old Forrest City man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Conway.
A pair of meetings will be held Tuesday evening in Forrest City.
The East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees voted to change a board policy in order to offer academic achievement waivers to students entering EACC following military service, during the group’s quarterly meeting held Thursday.
St. Francis County saw a significant rise in the unemployment rate in June, shifting the general pattern reported earlier this year of a steadily-declining rate.
The completion date for the Forrest City Fire Department substation on Dawson Road, which was most recently estimated to be Monday, Aug. 15, will likely be pushed into September. According to Interim Fire Chief Anthony Renigar, a Sept. 1 finish date would be a liberal estimate due to the amount of work left to be done and any possible unforeseen obstacles.
There are several meetings scheduled for next week in the area.
Our schools will be back in session Monday and there are going to be a lot of kids out and about.” – FCPD Chief Deon Lee