A Forrest City man trying to help a pair of women get to their homes in Benton after their vehicle was involved in a wreck died from injuries suffered in a chain-reaction accident Friday afternoon on Interstate 40 near Palestine.
Members of the St. Francis County Quorum Court met for the first time in 2017 on Monday to approve county-observed holidays and committee assignments, as well as to establish the time of Quorum Court meetings. The first meeting of the year followed the swearing in of all county government officials.
Two Texas men and a woman are behind bars for their alleged involvement in a series of Walmart robberies. The group was apprehended in West Memphis on Thursday, after having allegedly robbed the Walmart in Forrest City and Wynne earlier that day.
East Arkansas Community College has announced the dates and times of advising and regular registration for the Spring 2017 semester. Classes will begin Monday, Jan. 9.
Building permits filed in Forrest City in December brought the city’s permit total to $3,171,234.02 for the year.
Several customers of Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation experienced power outages over the weekend due to a damaged pole near Forrest City Medical Center.
Another year is in the books for the city of Forrest City, and Mayor Larry Bryant believes residents can take away plenty of positives from 2016. The longtime Forrest City mayor is also setting goals for ways in which the city can improve in the new year.
Three Forrest City men are facing a number of felony drug charges following a Forrest City Police Department Special Response Team bust on a Forrest Street home on Friday. The bust, dubbed “Operation Forrest Relief,” yielded several grams of methamphetamine and over an ounce of marijuana.
Teachers at KIPP Forrest City will return from their holiday break on Tuesday, Jan. 3, in preparation for the return of students on Wednesday.
The Forrest City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday at city hall.