N.C. trio arrested in stop on I-40

A deputy with the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday arrested three North Carolina residents for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 40, marking the first time in the county’s history that drugs which were purchased legally in another state were seized locally, according to SFC Sheriff Bobby May.

Arrests made in recent thefts from 18-wheelers

Federal authorities have made a fourth arrest in a case involving several break-ins of trucks parked at truck stops and rest areas in Eastern Arkansas, including locations in St. Francis County.

Woman in stolen car hits police car

Forrest City woman who is accused of stealing a vehicle from Easy Mart on North Division ended her joyride by backing into a Forrest City Police Department patrol unit driven by an officer who was attempting to stop her.

McElhanon: Rice helps local, state economies

Haven McElhanon, Miss St. Francis County Rice 2015, has traveled the county this year sharing her platform on rice education, including her latest stop at the Forrest City Country Club on Tuesday for the Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.

School board names Council CES principal

During a special meeting Monday evening, at the Forrest City Junior High library, members of the school board voted to approve several employee appointments throughout the district based on recommendations of superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick.