The Cotton Pickin’ Festival taking place in and around Caldwell City Park will offer family entertainment this weekend.
With the school election in the rearview mirror, St. Francis County election officials are gearing up for a busy 2016 election cycle.
Two youngsters sitting on the front porch of a Church Street home were not injured when a single gunshot was fired through the front door of the residence Saturday night.
The St. Francis County Election Commission has scheduled a meeting for 5 this evening. The commission meets in the Quorum Court meeting room at the courthouse.
In January, the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Industrial Development Corporation contracted with Kay Brockwell and her company, Future Focus Development Solutions, LLC, of Jonesboro to lead industrial development efforts in St. Francis County.
A run-in with the law could cost people a little more than just the fine amount if paying with a check or credit card.
For those interested in starting their own food processing business, the East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc., and the Arkansas Delta Seeds of Change will be collaborating with staff at the University of Arkansas to hold a workshop at the Forrest City Civic Center on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Several meetings are scheduled for next week in St. Francis County.
A 23-year-old Forrest City man has been arrested in the July shooting of a teenager who was a passenger in a car.
Improving morale within the Forrest City Police Department and improving the relationship between the department and the community are the primary goals for interim Forrest City Police Chief Deon Lee.