The Forrest City School Board decided to move forward with the demolition of the former administration building on Rosser Street, also known as old Central, during their monthly meeting Thursday.
The St. Francis County Historical Society is calling on members of the community in and around Colt to help them gather information on the former Colt Post Office. The historic post office sits at the intersection of Highways 1 and 306 in Colt, and could be lost if specific details of its history cannot be determined.
Members of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s Board of Directors approved $25,000 in expenditures for promotional items for the year during the group’s quarterly meeting Thursday night.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday effectively saved Arkansas’ first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion by voiding part of a budget bill that would have ended the subsidized insurance for more than 250,000 poor people.
Amidst one of the worst agricultural downswings in years, American farmers are forecast to receive the most government aid in a decade.
Unemployment in St. Francis County fell slightly in February, to 6.9 percent, from 7 percent in January. The county maintains its position at 11th in overall unemployment in the state.
The Forrest City Civic Center Commission met in a special called meeting Tuesday night to elect commission officers to fill vacancies left by the resignations of Joan DiGaetano and former chairman Fred Houston.
The St. Francis County 4-H program will host a movie night this evening at the Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Forrest City, beginning at 6 p.m.
Village Creek State Park will host a Golf Cart Safari Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m.
During a regular meeting Tuesday night, the St. Francis County Quorum Court voted to approve a response to the 2014 legislative audit of the county, as well as a plan to correct any problems found by auditors.