As of this morning, 131 St. Francis County residents have cast their ballots in the annual school election.
The first-degree murder trial for Willie Doby Jr., of Forrest City, opened on Wednesday with the selection of 12 jurors and two alternates.
A Forrest City man was arrest Wednesday after allegedly setting fire to a home that he had reportedly broken into.
St. Francis County, and other counties in the area, saw a slight increase in unemployment in July, following a state-wide trend.
The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening in the library on the junior high campus.
As of this morning, 87 voters have cast their ballots in the annual school election in St. Francis County.
The Forrest City City Council met in a special called meeting Tuesday night to discuss plans regarding the proposed aquatic center approved by Forrest City voters in 2013. Representatives of ETC Engineers & Architects, Baldwin & Shell Construction Company and the Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium provided council members with updates and answered questions about moving forward on the project.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge served as the keynote speaker for the 2016 St. Francis County Farm Bureau Banquet, held at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening.
Members of the Forrest City Civic Center Commission gave commission chairman Melvin Tinsley permission to review the contract with M&M Catering before the group’s November meeting.
After the first full day of early voting in St. Francis County school elections, 47 voters cast their ballots.