Street work beginsThe project to improve several city streets in Forrest City is under way. Crews with M&T Paving work on South McClendon Street, from its intersection with Broadway to its intersection with MLK Drive, on Monday afternoon. According to information from city hall, portions of 14 city streets will be resurfaced with funding from the bond issue passed by voters in November. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Board approves proposed budget for school district - Members of the Forrest City School Board, during a special meeting on Monday, reviewed and adopted the district’s 2014-15 fiscal year budget.
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Resurfacing begins on city streets; more work to continue in October - The 0.625 percent sales tax passed by Forrest City voters last fall is beginning to pay benefits with resurfacing work on several city streets under way along with the addition of a new fire truck for the Forrest City Fire Department.
Man arrested on charges of abusing twin brothers - A Forrest City man is being held at the St. Francis County Jail on felony charges following an incident earlier this month involving two-year-old twin boys.
Annual 4-H Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday at FC Sports Complex - The annual 4-H Fishing Derby will be Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Forrest City Sports Complex, for children ages 2 to 18.
Teens attend Construction Career Day - High school students from several Arkansas school districts participated in the Arkansas Construction Career Day, held today at the Forrest City Civic Center.