More than 800 people made their way to Caldwell this weekend for the annual Cotton Pickin Festival held at Caldwell City Park.
Members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority received their first full update on finances during the monthly meeting of the board, held Thursday in Colt.
A plan to reduce the budget for St. Francis County government by $200,000 next year will result in the loss of at least two jobs at the county jail.
Members of the Arkansas Congressional delegation recently announced that several water resource programs in the state could receive funding through legislation passed earlier this week.
Officials with the St. Francis County Division of the Cooperative Extension Service remain optimistic even after hearing that soybean rust has been found in the county.
The members of the St. Francis County Health Care Grant Committee crossed another hurdle Thursday when they agreed to fund three more applications for the first year of the program.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board agreed to table a discussion surrounding the rental of the high school cafetorium after board members could not find a solution to a possible problem.
Voters in the Forrest City School District voted overwhelmingly to elect Joey Astin as the new Position 4 member on the Forrest City School Board.
It was another long night for members of the St. Francis County Election Commission as they worked into Wednesday morning on Tuesday’s countywide school elections.