Members of the Arkansas House of Representatives’s Judiciary Committee are hoping that a meeting will be called to discuss changes that may need to be made within the Department of Corrections in order to prevent escapes like the one that occurred in Brickeys on Monday.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board learned Monday of a motion for preliminary injunction filed by Arlissa Harris, library director, against Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant and the Forrest City City Council.
Members of the Forrest City Library Board were notified Monday, during a regular meeting, that state library funding for the 2017 fiscal year has been restored. The June meeting has been the first meeting since March to make a quorum.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas were searching Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a teenage girl after he disappeared by walking away from a work crew.
Earnestine Weaver, of Forrest City, was recently named by the Arkansas Democratic Party as a delegate to the 2016 national Presidential Nominating Convention to be held in Philadelphia in July.
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City will hold its annual commencement exercises Thursday, June 16, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.
Multiple Forrest City locations were inspected on Monday to determine the viability of establishing a net metering system to offset energy costs for both city and water utility operations.
A man who allegedly fired several shots inside a mosque in Forrest City Friday night, injuring one, is expected to be charged with attempted capital murder.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board on Monday agreed to move $1.2 million from their operating fund into their building fund, in preparation of building a new high school facility. The money transfer was among a long list of agenda items agreed to by board members during their monthly meeting.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A man serving a 60-year prison term for strangling a teenager and stuffing her body into a barrel later found buried on his brother’s property escaped from an Arkansas prison Monday by walking away from a work crew.