FC City Council meets tonight

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.

Early voting begins in runoff

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.

Mayor, council take control of FCWU

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.

Over 60 iPads stolen from HSD

The Hughes School District fell victim to a burglary over the weekend when between 60 and 70 iPads were stolen from inside the school.

Roberts recognized as outstanding officer

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.

A&P phone poll fills funding requests

The Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission, during a phone poll Wednesday afternoon, approved funding for a new mural and a gospel singing event.