Most of the equipment for Forrest City’s new storm warning system is in, and Mayor Larry Bryant said he is hopeful the new system will be operational within the next 30 days.
The St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church’s property has been buzzing with activity ahead of the inaugural summer school classes of KIPP Forrest City College Preparatory School.
Potential jurors are being asked to return their questionnaires to the office of St. Francis County Circuit Court Clerk Bette Green by Monday, July 20.
The sugarcane aphid, a destructive insect that is a threat to milo, has been found in fields in Hughes.
Increases in the property values of approximately 170 St. Francis County residents will be reflected in notices from the St. Francis County Board of Equalization and the county’s reappraisal company, Delta Mass Appraisal Services (DMAS), Inc.
The St. Francis County Indigent Care Board approved close to $1,200 in payments to Forrest City Medical Center during its quarterly meeting Wednesday at the hospital.
City officials are planning more work to repair Forrest City streets utilizing the remaining funds from close to $1 million in tax revenue generated by the bond issue passed in 2013.
Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc., is soon to open a new health and wellness center at its Forrest City plant, officials with the company announced Tuesday during the Forrest City Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.
Half of the estimated cost to repair Second Street in Madison will be provided through an emergency grant from the East Arkansas Planning and Development District (EAPDD).
While St. Francis County is not one of three other counties in the state to be added to the list of emerald ash borer sightings recently, according to a release from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Jason Ring, St. Francis County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science, said county residents should still be aware of the issue and follow a few simple rules in order to maintain that status.