Forrest City City Councilman Chris Oswalt announced today that he will be a candidate for mayor of Forrest City.
The Times-Herald is again experiencing problems with its phone system.
The St. Francis County Election Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening to decertify Gregory Todd Gray as a candidate for sheriff and collector.
A Republican candidate for St. Francis County Sheriff and Collector was removed Tuesday from the ballot for the upcoming county elections.
A serious two-vehicle accident occurred today on Graham Street near the high school, putting many local first responders into action.
Counties in the Delta have seen unemployment rates increase since the beginning of this year.
Forrest City native Barrett Astin pitched one inning in relief Sunday in his first appearance of the season for the Cincinnati Red’s AAA affiliate Louisville Bats in a 2-0 loss to Toledo. Astin the first of three relievers in the game, pitched the sixth inning and did not give up a run, while allowing one hit and two walks with one strikeout. Astin faced six Toledo hitters in the inning throwing 26 pitches, 15 for strikes. Louisville opened the 2018 season on Friday with a 1-0 win over Toledo before losing 2-1 on Saturday.
The Forrest City Public Library will commemorate World War I veterans next week by planting a memorial tree on the library’s grounds, as part of Arkansas’s Memorial Tree Project.
Ashley Hennessey, Forrest City High School’s journalism instructor, is in her first year of teaching in the school’s journalism department but is already starting to leave her mark.
The Colt Community Development Corporation will host its 23rd chicken and dumplings day Saturday, April 7, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.