Troopers seize nine pounds of marijuana

Arkansas State Police arrested two men from Knoxville, Tenn., Monday evening for allegedly transporting nine pounds of marijuana. The stop occurred near the 247 eastbound mile marker of Interstate 40.

Stolen vehicle found burned

A vehicle owned by a Forrest City woman that was reported stolen late Sunday morning was found burned in St. Francis County earlier that day.

Veach to be guest speaker at SFC Farm Bureau dinner

Randy Veach, president of Arkansas Farm Bureau, will be returning to St. Francis County as the keynote speaker for the annual meeting and dinner St. Francis County Farm Bureau hosts for its members.

Man stabbed during assault

A man walking during the early morning hours today was reportedly stabbed in the hand when he was allegedly attacked by two men.

Woman charged after calling 911 for a ride to FC

A call to St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department deputies to help a woman in Madison from a gun-toting assailant ended with a criminal charge against the woman for filing a false police report.