A Forrest City man facing a rape charge from Palestine is back in custody at the St. Francis County Jail after a week on the run following a furlough.
State officials are hopeful that delays by the company building the golf course and resort at Village Creek State Park can be resolved soon.
The Forrest City Civic Center Commission agreed to ask the A and P Commission to include funding for the Civic Center in a proposed bond issue to fund other proposed projects in the city.
The Palestine-Wheatley School Board on Monday approved more than $70,000 in funding for clean up and demolition at the middle school campus in Wheatley.
Two Forrest City brothers are being credited by the Forrest City Fire Department with saving a local family after an early morning fire Sunday on East Sharp Street.
Improvements to the St. Francis County Jail could begin as soon as the work on the courthouse roof is completed.