The Palestine City Council hired a new city attorney Tuesday night following a brief executive session and some confusion over who should get the job.
Jury service is an important part of the judicial system, and there are some big changes for jury service coming to St. Francis County at the end of this week.
Thieves were out over the weekend, breaking into vehicles and stealing whatever they could find.
Water leaks and road problems allegedly caused by the patching of city streets were discussed Tuesday during a meeting of the Forrest City Water Commission.
Governor-elect Mike Beebe spoke about moving the state forward during an appearance at the East Arkansas Enterprise Community (EAEC), Inc. 2006 annual public meeting Tuesday.
In a brief meeting on Monday, the Forrest City Public Library Board passed the 2007 budget for the facility.
The J.O. Rush house, which houses the St. Francis County Museum, is one step closer to having a new roof.
The Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission on Tuesday heard reports on recent events the group agreed to help fund.