Breaking it upA portion of the concrete parking lot at the main branch of Regions Bank is being replaced. Tony Carbrera, with F and F Construction in Memphis, works a jackhammer to break up the old concrete. Photo by Alan Smith.
New equipment included in city’s proposed budget - The 2014 budget for the city of Forrest City calls for more than $660,000 in capital expenditures in the general, solid waste and street department accounts.
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Palestine Council adopts budget for next year - Members of the Palestine City Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s 2014 budget with a few changes during a brief meeting Tuesday night.
Alderson retires after 40 years with EACC - Dr. John Alderson, a Forrest City native and the first instructor with East Arkansas Community College when it opened in 1974, is retiring from the school after 40 years.
Three sheriff’s department vehicles wrecked in chase - Three vehicles belonging to the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department were damaged during a chase Wednesday that started near Caldwell and ended west of Palestine.
CRTI registering students for spring - Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City will conduct early registration for spring semester classes Dec. 16 through 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.