Area law enforcement officials are cracking down on texting and driving as part of a nationwide six-day effort to end a growing and dangerous trend.
A Memphis man was arrested Monday for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred at 815 Sherwood in Forrest City last week.
Construction on Hwy. 70, will force lane closures later this week from Hwy. 38 in Widener to Hwy. 75 in Heth.
Several meetings are scheduled for this evening.
An annual health care study shows some areas of improvement for residents in the Delta, but not enough to remove the region from ranking in the lower third in the state.
East Arkansas Community College is hosting resumé and application workshops this week to help residents land jobs during the College and Career Day next week at the school.
A lawsuit alleging that a St. Francis County residential care company was negligent in its supervision of a mentally ill patient at a West Memphis facility has been returned to St. Francis County Circuit Court after an appeal of the case was upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court.
Early registration for the East Arkansas Community College summer terms and fall semester began today.
The Forrest City City Council’s personnel committee is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday at city hall.
The new sales tax in Forrest City is in place, and area businesses and residents are making the adjustment.