St. Francis, Lee counties buck statewide trend on scholarship lottery sales

October revenue for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery slipped to its lowest total for 2016 and dropped $1.2 million shy of its total from the same month a year ago. Despite an overall decline in the number of sales statewide, sales in St. Francis and Lee counties were among the year’s highest.

Morris sentenced to 40 years in ADC for murder

The Forrest City man accused of stabbing another man to death in his home in April was sentenced Monday to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections for first-degree murder.

Herbert wins Professor Pigskin

Nancy Herbert of Forrest City missed just two of last week’s Professor Pigskin selected games to win the $50 cash prize.

Shoppers urged to use caution while shopping

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many are spending time in stores preparing for large family meals and even getting an early start on holiday gift shopping, but this time of year is often as laden with holiday crime as it is seasonal cheer.