Questions regarding the city’s solid waste department took center stage Tuesday night as members of the city council voiced concerns regarding the operation.
Officers will be elected when the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s board of directors meets Thursday afternoon on the school’s campus in Forrest City.
The opening of the St. Francis County Fair on Monday at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds will be celebrated with free admission for everyone.
The Forrest City Water Commission approved a budget for capital projects on Monday, allocating more than $440,000 to nearly 30 projects.
Several contested races developed at the end of the municipal filing period, including a four-person race for mayor in Madison.
The foster grandparent program is in need of participants in each of the 10 counties where the program is active, including St. Francis.
The Arkansas Board of Education has upheld a decision by the Palestine-Wheatley School District to deny a request from a parent seeking to transfer two of her children from the Forrest City School District.
The date has been set for the second annual Forrest City Downtown Farmers Market and Arts Festival.
It was back to school for children in the Forrest City School District this morning, as well as those attending other schools across the state.
For people convicted of crimes, finding a job after they have served their time can be difficult. The Federal Correctional Complex-Forrest City’s education department at the low complex is hosting the annual employment and information fair to help inmates rebuild their lives.