The three remaining members of the Forrest City Water Utility Commission held a called meeting on Wednesday night to narrow down the list of nine candidates who had applied to be the next manager of the utility.
Filings for the May Preferential Primary continue at the St. Francis County Clerk’s office and a race for the JP District 6 seat on the St. Francis County Quorum Court has developed.
Area Cub Scouts will compete in the annual Pinewood Derby Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church Activity Center.
The first race has developed for the May Preferential Primary and involves the mayoral seat in Widener.
Forrest City Water Utility customers will soon be receiving a notice that several monthly water tests in December exceeded the level of coliform allowed in the system.
Area fire officials are warning residents to observe caution when starting brush fires due to hazardous conditions.
Forrest City Public Works Director Mose Metcalf is hopeful that much of the debris that has fallen due to winter storms will be a thing of the past over the next few weeks.
Noon on Monday marked the opening of the filing period for the May Preferential Primary, and many incumbents in county government have thrown their hats into the ring early.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board has selected Rabb Construction to complete a project to replace the concession stand at the football stadium in Palestine.
A Widener man is facing several charges after a Sunday afternoon accident that sent one woman to the Med.