Christopher R. Thyer, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, David T. Resch, Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Dax Roberson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Inspector General Southwest Region of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Colonel William J. Bryant, of the Arkansas State Police, announced today the simultaneous unsealing of 11 federal indictments charging 39 defendants as part of a continuing investigation into drug, firearm and fraud offenses in Phillips County.
Luther Lieblong has announced his candidacy for St. Francis County Justice of the Peace District 4, subject to the March 1 Democratic Primary.
After 50 potential jurors failed to appear in St. Francis County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Judge Christopher Morledge ordered the names of those absent to be sent to the sheriff’s department.
The threat of dangerous weather across much of the mid-section of the United States on Wednesday could lead to the first use of the city’s new early-warning system.
Discussion of the 2016 Madison budget started last night during the monthly meeting of the city council. Mayor Bobby Hardrick gave the group their first official look at the figures which show that all three budgets could end the year with small surpluses.
The St. Francis County Extension Service and Save the Children Head Start hosted a Shopping Matters grocery store tour recently at Food Giant in Forrest City.
There will be a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., in the St. Francis County Quorum Court meeting room.
Last week’s Professor Pigskin Contest was decided by the ladies.
All city, state and federal government offices will be closed Wednesday in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.
Three races have developed ahead of the March 1 Democratic Primary election in St. Francis County.