The Forrest City City Council will discuss several issues, including employee bonuses, during tonight’s council meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
A total of 15 St. Francis County residents had cast early ballots as of about 9 o’clock this morning as early voting for Tuesday’s runoff election opened this morning at the courthouse.
Control of the Forrest City Water Utility has officially changed hands from the water commission to Mayor Larry Bryant and the Forrest City City Council after the certification of last week’s election by the St. Francis County Election Commission.
The statewide soybean, corn and cotton crops may produce record yields, but that may not be the case in St. Francis County, according to County Extension Agent Mitch Crow.
Early voting in the runoff election will start as scheduled on Tuesday after the software, election media and absentee ballots have arrived in St. Francis County.
The Hughes School District fell victim to a burglary over the weekend when between 60 and 70 iPads were stolen from inside the school.
Reports to the public led off the Forrest City School Board meeting Thursday night, but the majority of the meeting was held in closed session because of an employee hearing and a pair of student hearings.
A trooper with Arkansas State Police Troop D was recognized Thursday as one of the state’s outstanding law enforcement officers for 2014 by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel.
The East Arkansas Enterprise Community has been assisting Delta residents for close to 20 years in areas ranging from agriculture to heath care.
The Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission, during a phone poll Wednesday afternoon, approved funding for a new mural and a gospel singing event.